My tastes have changed and somewhat mellowed (sometimes) over the years and as the Classic Rock Generation moves towards the mist at the end of the vale, it is great to see great Classic Rock songs embellished with violins, cellos and a choir and see former bad boys of rock be recognized for their contribution to the arts (at the Kennedy Center with the President in attendance).
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN - HEART TRIBUTE TO LED ZEPPELIN
Lise's influence on me has opened a new opportunity for appreciation of the flip side to rock-n-roll...classical music and opera. Even a country-rocker from Oklahoma is moved by this aria from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi:
O mio babbino caro Puccini - sung by Maria Callas