50 Years Ago Today…A Shameful Day In Our Nation’s History… I am a student of political history, and with many recent protests against restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to remember a horrific and senseless… Read More ›
1968 presidential election
“Woodstock” At 50! “Cult Movie Monday” Has This “Flower Power” Pop Culture Phenomenon! Here’s What You Missed!
“Three Days Of Peace And Music” That Changed Pop Culture Forever! It is the world’s most iconic music festival of all time: Woodstock – the 1969 concert that changed pop culture – and music – forever…it’s celebrating its 50th anniversary,… Read More ›
“Dialogue Part 1 & 2”! Classic Protest Music By Chicago! “We Can Make It Happen” Resonates Today!
“Don’t You Ever Worry When You See What’s Going Down?” These lyrics were part of a powerful protest song from 1972 – lyrics that resonate loudly today…and they were from an unlikely source: the pop/rock band Chicago! Listening to “Dialogue… Read More ›
Woodstock! 49 Years Ago “Three Days Of Peace And Music” Changed America!
“Three Days Of Peace And Music” That Changed Pop Culture Forever! It is the world’s most iconic music festival of all time: Woodstock – the 1969 concert that changed pop culture – and music – forever…it just celebrated its 49th… Read More ›
Crosby Stills Nash See “Daylight Again”! Terrific Music From Stephen Stills And Graham Nash! The “Reluctant” Return Of David Crosby!
Classic Music From CSN! Crosby, Stills & Nash created some of the greatest music of our time…amid a LOT of internal squabbles, drug addictions and more… Of course, they were ALSO Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – the first “supergroup”… Read More ›
The Shocking “Kent State” Massacre! Anti-War Protests! CSN&Y! An Era Of Political Activism!
48 Years Ago Today… I am a student of political history, and recent protest marches, and the reaction of the new administration, remind me of an era of political activism surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 60’s and early… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Jimi Hendrix! Celebrating Rock’s Iconic Guitarist!
Happy 74th Birthday Jimi Hendrix! November 27 is the birthday of one of rock’s most iconic figures – the legendary Jimi Hendrix! There is a new documentary out that shows you, in a rarely seen live performance – just how… Read More ›
Hippies! Free Love! Flower Power! Celebrate The Groovy “Psychedelic ’60’s!”
Time To Take A Ride Into The World Of Hippies! Hippies. Flower Power. Free Love. GROOVY. It was a unique time in our country’s history, with some wildly entertaining music to get groovy to! Welcome To San Francisco – Circa… Read More ›
RIP Legendary Haskell Wexler! His Prescient “Medium Cool”! 1968 Chicago Riots! America’s Political Turmoil Captured On Film!!
Originally posted on johnrieber:
RIP Haskell Wexler! One of America’s most acclaimed Cinematographers/Directors has died…here is the story from Deadline.com: A longtime liberal activist, Wexler photographed some of the most socially relevant and influential films of the 1960s and 1970s,…
The Brilliance Of Jimi Hendrix! Naked Hippies! Racist Locals! The Amazing Documentary “Electric Church!”
The Effortless Brilliance Of Jimi Hendrix! I came across an amazing documentary on Showtime last night – and it includes a brilliant live performance by Jimi Hendrix that must be seen to be believed! Playing Guitar – With His Teeth!… Read More ›