Music has a funny way of imprinting a time period in the listener's head. And maybe that's why we like it. As a work of both art and performance, listening to music becomes more than a passive experience.
I don't know the dynamics of your father-son relationship, nor is it any of my business. I recognize that you've earned your spot in this world based on your own merit and a birthmark doesn't give you the power to break tackles, or does it?