“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.

June 26, 2017
Pass the Paisley Psychedelic Songs Playlist

Pass the Paisley Psychedelic Songs Playlist

Psychedelic music comes in a wide variety of styles and genres.   In the 1960s, this included psychedelic rock, acid rock, and psychedelic pop. As it moved […]
June 24, 2017
Zager and Evans In the Yeaer 2525

Zager and Evans In the Year 2525

June 20, 2017
T Bones No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)

No Matter What Shape by The T-Bones

When art imitates TV: The instrumental “No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach’s In)” was inspired by an Alka-Seltzer TV commercial. In 1965, saxophonist and bandleader Dave […]
June 13, 2017
Classical Gas by Mason Williams

Classical Gas by Mason Williams

Today’s selection for Instrumentals Tuesday is “Classical Gas” by Mason Williams. The instrumental was written and performed by Mason Williams, with backing from the Los Angeles […]
June 11, 2017
The Temptations Papa Was a Rolling' Stone

The Temptations Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone