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1967

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Mrs. Robinson:' Where Did You Go, ...

March 20, 2018

Simon & Garfunkel's song "Mrs. Robinson" is almost inseparable from the 1967 film The Graduate, in which it appears. Mrs. Robinson is one of the main charact...

“Ode to Billie Joe,” by Bobbie Gentry

January 16, 2018

The Kraft Premier Show' Episode 1 -- Pictured: Singer Bobbie Gentry -- Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank (Getty Images) Bobbie Gentry was a famous, beautiful country singer wh...

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

October 17, 2017

From 1967 to 1969, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour defied the censors and riled up political issues. Tommy and Dick Smothers were the daring duo who took on censorship during their...

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 ...

The 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 gro...