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6 Rockin’ Musicians Over 70

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North Broward home care providers understand that people of all ages enjoy different music genres. That is one of the main reasons that keep entertainers in the business. Dozens of musicians and vocalists attest to the fact that reaching retirement age is not a good enough reason to give up their passion for music.

1. Aretha Franklin

The queen of soul does not let her age of 74 or recent health issues stop her from entertaining audiences. Her last album entitled A Woman Falling Out of Love was released in 2011. Franklin also continues to perform live for her adoring fans despite her age.

2. Brian Wilson

The genius behind the popular ‘50s and ‘60s boy band Beach Boys is now 74. Despite his age and reported mental health problems, Wilson and fellow band member Al Jardine along with David Marks and Jeff Beck continue touring and making music that generations have come to love.

3. Graham Nash

The former member of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young loves touring despite being 74 years old. Famous for songs like “Southern Cross,” Nash continues touring with other artists and even takes to the road solo. In recent years, he completed a memoir that has inspired many an avid music lover.

4. Mick Jagger

At the age of 73, Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger and his equally seasoned band mates continue touring and making public appearances to sold out crowds. Others enjoy watching performances via video recordings. Their video album Totally Stripped was released in June 2016.

5. Mike Love

Beach Boys member and Wilson brother’s cousin Mike Love is now 75. Their album That’s Why God Made the Radio was released in 2012. Love continues touring with the Beach Boys.

6. Paul McCartney

Despite being 74, the music penned by the former Beatle continues to appeal to new generations of music lovers. In addition to performing at stadium concerts around the world, McCartney has compiled numerous silver, gold and platinum albums. His latest entitled Pure McCartney was released in June of 2016.

Despite the rigorous physical challenges associated with aging, these inspirational seniors continue to pursue their passions and maintain their vitality. Help your loved one accomplish the same feat with help from Home Care Assistance. As the leading providers of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and stroke home care in North Broward, we specialize in helping seniors overcome the obstacles of aging to promote longevity and overall wellbeing. Learn more by calling 954-906-5161 to speak with an experienced Care Manager today.