Bon Jovi: 'Steve Jobs Killed Music'
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Bon Jovi told the Sunday Times Magazine that Steve Jobs killed music. How? He used that deadly, deadly weapon called iTunes.
According to Jon Bon Jovi, kids can't enjoy the magic of buying records because of the ease of downloading mp3s onto an iPod.
"Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones on, turning it up to 10, holding the jacket, closing their eyes and getting lost in an album, and the beauty of taking your allowance money and making a decision based on the jacket, not knowing what the record sounded like and looking at a couple of still pictures and imagining it.
"God, it was a magical, magical time. I hate to sound like an old man now, but I am, and you mark my words, in a generation from now, people are going to say, 'What happened?' Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business."
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