"I love music from the 70's."
it's when you had to have real talent. Artist, bands, composers, writers; musicianship. It's not that the artists of these days are lacking talent. What a lot of these artists are missing these days is that feeling, that meaning, the love.
"R&B music is far from dead."
I had one of my guys pull up this video of Marvin Gaye, singing I Want You. I also told him to tell anyone that asks: