There are a lot of things that are popular and commercial, but aren't very good. Or are just good enough. Consider Justin Bieber: It's not that the kid isn't talented; it's that he's only just talented enough.
I noticed that the guy driving had long hair and a big bushy beard. I noticed that the guy riding shotgun had long hair and a big bushy beard. I noticed that between them sat a small Asian woman with long hair.
It was April 1970 and I had camped out for two nights to get tickets for The Who's Final Performance of "Tommy" at the absurdly ostentatious and downright silly venue, The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center.