He likes the Beatles – pre 1966. As in the good old fashioned rock and roll era.
I like the Beatles – especially post 1966, the point where their music (both in composition as well as the issues they highlight) got more complex
He likes vintage music – circa 60’s – 70’s, veering towards folksy and harmonic music like Simon & Garfunkel, Engelbert Humperdinck & the likes.
I like vintage music – basically from the same era. Blues, soul, gritty rock and great guitar sounds. Music from most of the 27 club appeals to me, as well as those from Jefferson Airplane, Deep Purple & Led Zeppellin.
He likes Chicago (the band, not the city).
I like Kansas (the band, not the city).
He likes Kings of Convenience.
I like Kings of Leon.
So what do we play in the car? Well, we found some common ground in Coldplay, the Beatles’ greatest hits, some Bread, a mix of slow rocks, and the ultimate Indonesian classic: