The Music Your Parents Raised You On

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Your parents used to pick out your clothes – and your music, too. However, as Soundcheck contributor and new mom Faith Salie discovered last summer, the childhood soundtrack she fondly remembers was more of a happy accident than a carefully curated listening experience.

We've asked our listeners to call up their folks to find out the story of their own childhood soundtrack, and we talk with some of them about cutting their teeth on disco, new wave and war documentary soundtracks as kids.

Want to tell us about how your parents chose your music -- or how you're choosing the music for your kids? Take a listen to the music that host John Schaefer played for his two daughters "when they were too young to know any better." Leave a comment below, on Twitter at @Soundcheck, or call us up and leave a message at 866.939.1612.