Tag Archives: 1960s

LBJ, a Film

LBJ, Lyndon Barnes Johnson was  a bigger than life  Texas politician who was a major national player during the turbulent 60’s. Woody Harrelson played this challenging role and very well indeed. Johnson  became very visible when President Kennedy chose him … Continue reading

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Music Monday “Riders on the Storm” The Doors

I thought of “Riders of the Storm” this stormy  weekend.  Jim Morrison seemed appropriate. . . . . . Jim Morrison , singer, songwriter, lead singer of The Doors,  poet “storm rider” Ruined his body with alcohol and drugs  living … Continue reading

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Saturday Song Smile. . . . “Puff the Magic Dragon” Peter, Paul and Mary

  I just couldn’t resist this!  ” Puff the Magic Dragon” was multi-layered song of the complicated 60’s.  Listen to the  lyrics and you will hear a fantasy story of of a little boy and a dragon.  But to many … Continue reading

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Yellow Cable’s Summer Music Monday, The Everly Brothers, “Til I Kissed You”

      The Everly Brothers were indeed brothers, Phil and Don. They were most  popular during the 1960s with country influenced rock and their close harmony style.  The brothers  were honored by induction into the Rock and Roll Hall … Continue reading

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Music Monday, James Taylor “Fire and Rain”

“Fire and Rain” Just yesterday morning, they let me know you were gone. Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you. I walked out this mornin’, and I wrote down this song; I just can’t remember who to … Continue reading

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Music Monday Janis Joplin ‘Piece of My Heart’

In 1966 Janis Joplin was a drifter, but four years later she was a rock ‘n’  roll legend. Her powerful bluesy-inspired voice was full of passion, and fueled by drugs and alcohol.  We saw her in concert in Charlottesville. She … Continue reading

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