Tag Archives: 60s

You Better Find

When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies… Full lyrics HERE.

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“Wearing of Sandals”

From a May 27, 1968 memo on the counterculture movement, directed to the head of the FBI: “nonconformism in dress and speech, neglect of personal cleanliness, use of obscenities (printed and uttered), publicized sexual promiscuity, experimenting with and the use of drugs, filthy clothes, shaggy hair, wearing of sandals, beads, and unusual jewelry, tend to …

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“The whole earth is in jail and we’re plotting this incredible jailbreak.”  ~Hugh Romney, aka Wavy Gravy

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’69

Excerpted from Art Garfunkel’s autobiographical What Is It All But Luminous / notes from an Underground Man ©2017: In May of ’69… Paul’s writing changed from “I know your part’ll go fine”– words of a deep friendship (The Only Living Boy in New York)– to “Why don’t you write me?”– words of frustration. So many …

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Life’s Illusions

I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all I was just a kid when this was on the charts, so I didn’t realize how wonderful those lyrics are. Full lyrics HERE.

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Everyone Knows

And Windy has stormy eyes That flash at the sound of lies… Why are you lying to Windy?  She sounds amazing.  If you don’t straighten up, you’re going to lose her. Full lyrics HERE.

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My soul has been psychedelicized…

Full lyrics HERE.

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Say the Old Folks

At the age of 90, Chuck Berry has just released his first album in 38 years (LINK). I don’t think he can top this song, but you never can tell. Full lyrics HERE.

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Opening the Door

“He was sincere, and he was caring, and he was loving, and he was not like other people.  The fact of his acceptance and embrace was different among certain kinds of people– many just saw him as weirder than weird and that was that, but there were many others that found him delightful.  In a …

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The Soundtrack to a Bad Day

Full lyrics HERE. The backstory- it was inspired (believe it or not) by James Joyce’s Ulysses– is on Wikipedia HERE.

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