Some people (including me) thank Steve Jobs and Apple every single day for inventing the iPod and also for saving and redefining the music industry. But there are also people like Bon Jovi who think that “Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business.”
In 2001, Apple introduced the iPod that didn’t just the change the way we listen to music, it changed the entire music industry. According to recent interview with The Sunday Times Magazine, Bon Jovi said the below about the leader of Apple and the person who has changed the world in so many ways for the better.
Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones on, turning it up to 10, holding the jacket, closing their eyes and getting lost in an album; and the beauty of taking your allowance money and making a decision based on the jacket, not knowing what the record sounded like, and looking at a couple of still pictures and imagining it. God, it was a magical, magical time. I hate to sound like an old man now, but I am, and you mark my words, in a generation from now people are going to say: ‘What happened?’. Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business.