If You Don’t Like Music, Do You Have a Soul?

We’ve all run across people who claim that music isn’t a big deal to them. Some will even proclaim that they don’t like music. That’s the topic of this post at

Dave M. writes via email: “I’ve run into a couple of people in my life who have claimed they don’t like music. At all. I find this impossible to comprehend. I’m certain they weren’t joking, but they could have been lying, or maybe just being contrarian. Do you think it’s possible for a human being to truly not enjoy music? If so, can those people possess a soul?”

Whoa. Read the answer here.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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