Tag Archives: 60’s

Retirement in the mid-60’s

Flowers on the Wall (1966) I keep hearin’ you’re concerned about my happiness But all that thought you’re givin’ me is conscience I guess If I was walkin’ in your shoes, I wouldn’t worry none While you ‘n’ your friends … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something Blues

Dazed & Confused Some songs come a long way from their original creation. This one, for example, was first recorded by Jake Holmes:   Then the Yardbirds adapted it slightly for a live recording:   Finally, Led Zepplin recorded what … Continue reading

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Your Mind’s Circular Thinking

The Windmills of Your Mind When Michel Legrand composed this song in the 60’s, we all thought, “How clever!” Now, it is beginning to look like he was spiritually in touch with why we have such a hard time thinking … Continue reading

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Have You Had a Fender-Bender?

Designed for Maximum Damage When I was growing up, during the late 60’s and early 70’s, there was a scandal brewing about the way cars were designed. Although it seems preposterous now, the front bumper and the back bumperĀ of the … Continue reading

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Rise Up! Rise Up!

Revolution I think it’s the most natural of instincts. Anarchy is the enemy of Government. People want to be free, to do whatever they want, whenever they want to do it. Those in control want to maintain the right (‘Maintiens … Continue reading

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Too Good (Looking) To Be True

Richard Chamberlain Growing up during the 60’s, the doctor shows were as popular as the police shows. (Nothing changes…) But once in a while, an actor would show up, step forward into the spotlight, and proceed to capture our (collective) … Continue reading

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