Medium IMAGE 1969 Apollo11 Aldrin 1500 aqua

far out, man, just “tell it like it was”

MY APOLO­GIES for ne­glecting reg­ular readers of my blogs for the past few months. For­tu­nately, there is a good reason for this that has nothing to do with those silly ru­mors cir­cu­lated by the VRC that I had run off and joined a pro­gres­sive com­mune in Ver­mont left over from those hippie-wannabe days of yore. [Read more] “far out, man, just “tell it like it was””

introduction to the endless sixties

THIS IS A CON­CEPT SITE—and anyone who was into rock in the ’60s or is a record col­lector now knows some­thing about ‘con­cept albums’—whose pur­pose is to present ar­ti­cles, es­says, and pic­to­rials about “the Six­ties,” ac­cen­tu­ating the pos­i­tive about the people, music, books, movies, art, and events that oc­curred then and which live on in fact or spirit decades later. [Read more] “introduction to the endless sixties”

ElvisCostello 1979 1500

what’s so funny about peace love and understanding? *

I EN­TERED COL­LEGE in Sep­tember 1969. Nixon had been in of­fice less than a year and the war in Vietnam was on­going. The draft was also on­going but I had a stu­dent de­fer­ment. I was, of course, op­posed to the war and made my opinion known when­ever op­por­tu­nity allowed—such as in choice of attire. [Read more] “what’s so funny about peace love and understanding? *”

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