“If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren’t really there,” Paul Kantner has said.

While that’s funny, it’s not exactly true. Not everyone tuned in, turned on, and dropped out, of course, like those in the counterculture. Plenty of us just watched The Beatles on Ed Sullivan and did our High School math homework. Some were fighting for us in Vietnam. The blogs talk about the music as well as the pop culture happening at the time. Peace out, amigo.

November 23, 2015

Loretta Lynn Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’

Loretta Lynn’s song “Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)” is one of the classic Sixties country songs. The lady makes it quite […]
November 4, 2015

The Green Hornet

Here’s some trivia for the classic TV series The Green Hornet: The show aired on ABC on Friday nights from 1966 to 1967. It was the […]
November 4, 2015
Java by Al Hirt

Java by Al Hirt

Trumpet player Al Hirt hit #4 in 1964 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with the instrumental “Java.” It scored even higher on the Adult Contemporary […]
November 2, 2015

The Shift

People in the ’60s had Twiggy, the face that launched a thousand and more shifts. The dress known as the shift was one of the first […]
November 2, 2015

Snoopy v Red Baron by The Royal Guardsmen

Charles Schultz based Snoopy after one of his childhood dogs, named Spike, and the character appeared in the comic strip on October 4, 1950. Snoopy was […]