60s & 70s

  • Obsession with Gypsy Rose Lee
    Ever since I was six years old, I’ve been fascinated with the burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee, and I’ve always believed that getting in trouble on her behalf was the reason that her name became such a powerful force in …
  • 70s Funk Revival
    The other day I heard a song on the radio, and I thought that the DJ had pulled out some old song from the 1970s which I’d never heard before. It was pure funk, and I wondered how I’d missed …
  • The Lonely Garbage Can
    One of my childhood memories included walking to school along a sidewalk where the snow was over my head on each side. Decades later I could not help but question the validity of the memory – surely it was the …
  • Are Hippies Running the Country?
    I love hippies. They were honest, genuine, open and giving in a way that I haven’t seen since the 70’s. After that, the hippies entered a metamorphosis into adulthood and disappeared into society – the very society they were so …
  • 1970s Slang of the Hippies
    Remember the 70’s? It was a continuation of the 60’s generation with love and peace and flower power. Make love, not war. POW/MIA bracelets. We listened to 33 or 45 RPM records on our record players and 78 RPM records …

Social Share Toolbar

Comments are closed.