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Music

Wild Child, Grace Slick

October 16, 2017

Grace Slick, born, Grace Barnett Wing, in 1939 was a very successful singer-songwriter, musician, artist, and model. Slick is, and was, well known for her role in the growing, “psychedelic” ro...

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Movie!

October 13, 2017

After the Beatles had retired from touring, Paul McCartney came up with the concept for a new song about an Edwardian era military band; i.e., Sgt. Pepper’s Lonel...

Remembering Girl Groups of the 60's

October 4, 2017

The Shirelles perform onstage at the Brooklyn Fox Theater on August 3, 1963 in New York City, New York. (Photo by PoPsie Randolph/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Remember back wh...

Tom Petty – Music Legend!

October 4, 2017

Tom Petty performs in concert on the third day of KAABOO Del Mar on September 17, 2017 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images) I was deeply saddened to learn of the passi...

The Mike Douglas Show

October 3, 2017

The Mike Douglas Show went into syndication in 1963 and was a staple on American television until 1981. Douglas was a former big-band singer turned TV host whose 7 million viewers tuned in to see...

Dazed and Confused… Cheech & Chong!

September 28, 2017

In 1967 at the age of 21, after graduating from California State University with a writing degree, and during the uproar surrounding the Vietnam War, Richard “Cheech” Marin, fled ...

I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher!

September 26, 2017

Sonny & Cher were a dynamic, POP, husband and wife duo that took the entertainment world, not only by surprise, but also by storm during the 1960’s & 1970’s. Salvatore Bono (Sonny) m...

Hey Hey, It's The Monkees!

September 20, 2017

With the success of The Beatles came an idea for a sitcom about four comedic musicians ala Three Stooges-style and their adventures. “The Monkees” premiered in 1966 and was on TV until 1968....

What happened to the Variety Shows of the 60's and 70's...

September 15, 2017

Back in the 60’s and 70’s almost every well-known celebrity had their own variety show. They were goofy, groovy and sometimes great! With comedy, music acts, ...

One Of These Days These Boots Are Gonna Walk All Over Y...

September 14, 2017

Nancy Sinatra captured our attention back in the 1960’s when she came out with her hit song, “These Boots Are Made For Walking” and wore her boots with little...

One Hit Wonders of the 1960’s

September 13, 2017

Have you ever wondered about what became of all of those true one-hit wonders? One-hit wonder, meaning artists who had a song go to #1 on the Billboard pop charts and then disappeared into ...

The Beatles Record-breaking American TV Debut

September 8, 2017

Who remembers turning on the TV back on February 9, 1964 and witnessing history? It was a Sunday afternoon like any other, but on this particular day a young British rock ...

Come on Get Happy!

September 8, 2017

Who doesn’t remember the iconic 1970’s television sitcom, The Partridge Family? The hit show first aired in 1970 and ran through early 1974. It was a show about a widowed mother raising 5 children ...

Rare Photos You'll Never Find In History Books

April 9, 2017

The history books tend to leave out a lot of pictures. Particularly ones like what we're about to show you in this gallery. They capture moments with some of the most iconic ...

Hippies vs Hipsters: Aren't They The Same Thing? 

March 30, 2017

Hippies and Hipsters. These terms are used to describe a way of life of people; to label them. They sound similar and are somewhat related, so they are often used int...

Entertaining Historical Images From The Groovy Era

February 24, 2017

Many times when looking at history we can get bored by the constant memorization of facts and repetition of important dates. In this aspect, rarely do we ever find histor...

30 Things You Probably Didn't Know About John Lennon

January 10, 2017

Anyone who knows anything about 1960's music knows who the Beatles are, or sadly, were. The four-member band made waves for years with their tunes. They had fans from e...

Celebrities Had Way More Fun Than We Thought At Studio ...

January 5, 2017

If you've never heard of Studio 54, either you've been living under a rock since the dawn of mankind, or you're opposed to having a great time at clubs. Gen X'ers...

Blondie And Early American New Wave Music

November 29, 2016

Love was in the air in 1973 for one Chris Stein and Debbie Harry. Who knew that this budding romance would lead to a popular and most recognized band and a new generation of music...

Rolling Stones And The Beginning Of A Legend

November 29, 2016

They are the longest performing and lasting band of all time as well as considered to be the world’s greatest rock n’ roll band. These legends go by the name The Rolling Stones...

Hair The Musical

November 29, 2016

The rock musical Hair almost serves as a time capsule for the culture of the late 60s. Rado and Berger mentioned that this play was inspired by “some characters we met in the streets, people we knew and o...

Bob Dylan: The Best Songwriter There Ever Was

November 29, 2016

  Bob Dylan Bob Dylan- a college dropout who happens to be one of the most significant American singer/song writers of our time. His compilation of music has covered an im...

Grateful Dead And The San Francisco Hippie Movement

November 29, 2016

The year was 1967 and you can say that love was in the air.  “The Summer of Love” is what comes to mind when people think of 1967. The hippie movement was growing as...

Beatle Mania - When The World Fell In Love

November 29, 2016

Man, there is something about the 1960's that makes me feel nostalgic for something I never even lived through. The birth of The Beatles and the craze history calls Beatleman...

Reliving The Strange Love Mystery Of Kurt Cobain and Co...

November 29, 2016

It seems like there's a new Hollywood love story everyday. And although love is a beautiful thing, it rarely stays that way in the land of the stars. The cele...

The Most Influential Inventions Of The 1960s and 1970s

November 29, 2016

One of the cool things about technology is to see the impact it has on people and how they interact with each other. Sometimes the things you used everyday growing up...