“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.

July 25, 2017
Wipe Out by The Surfaris

Wipe Out by The Surfaris

Almost everyone knew someone who would play the drum part to “Wipe Out” with pencils on their school desk — if you didn’t do it yourself. […]
July 25, 2017
Bob Dylab Maggie's Farm

Bob Dylan Maggie’s Farm

July 22, 2017
Tim Hardin If I Were a Carpenter

Tim Hardin If I Were a Carpenter

July 21, 2017
Peter and Gordon Lady Godiva

Peter and Gordon Lady Godiva

July 18, 2017
Stranger on the Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk

Stranger on the Shore by Mr Acker Bilk

The selection for this week’s Instrumentals Tuesday is “Stranger on the Shore” by Mr. Acker Bilk. It has been one of the biggest-selling instrumentals on the […]
July 14, 2017
Because by The Dave Clark Five

Because by The Dave Clark Five

The selection for this week’s Flip Side Friday is “Because” by The Dave Clark Five. First it was a B-Side, and then it was an A-Side. […]
July 11, 2017
Green Hornet Theme by Al Hirt

Green Hornet Theme by Al Hirt

The selection for this week’s Instrumentals Tuesday is the “Green Hornet Theme” by Al Hirt. It was released on his 1966 album The Horn Meets “The […]
July 4, 2017
Telstar by The Tornados

Telstar by The Tornados

The composition “Telstar” honors the first Telstar communications satellite that was launched on July 10, 1962. Telstar was operated by NASA as part of a multi-national […]