Music was better closer to the 80's - Riddle

Did we do something wrong?

Are we to blame for modern song?

Beliebers rule, but the Beatles I long.

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For teenagers, I fear

#yolo is what they hear

Good music is nowhere near.

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Do we need to go way way back?

Get music pure and not so black?

Aha I know exactly which track!

• What does "pure and not so black" mean? – question_asker Mar 8 '16 at 18:02

Because:

Taking an acrostic of the riddle provides the first eight notes of the song.

• how did you search the notes? – manshu Mar 8 '16 at 6:04
• @manshu - literally just googled "D A B F# G D G A" – Alconja Mar 8 '16 at 6:08
• @manshu some people know them by sight – question_asker Mar 8 '16 at 11:12
• Interestingly, Green Day's song Basket Case has the same chord structure. – Hugh Meyers Mar 8 '16 at 17:40