Articles for tag: Archival Footage, Steve Winwood, Summer of Love, Supremes, The Supremes

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Summer of Love: The Hits of 1967 is a Very Good Musical Time Capsule

Time-Life has put together a good collection of 40 songs that were playing on radios and record players back in 1967. That year the hippies and their ideas broke on through from the counterculture into the mainstream. It started in January with San Francisco’s Human Be-In and peaked in the summer, June specifically, when The ...

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The Best 20 Summer Songs!

Summer is the greatest time of year, some say. I personally prefer fall, but each season has their benefits. However, summer does bring with it a unique sense that translates quite well into music. It’s no surprise really- since ancient times summer has been associated with music and dance. The weather is warm, the sun ...

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10 Best Summer Songs of the ’90s

Growing up in the 90’s, I didn’t really appreciate the music too much (I’m more of an oldies/classic rock kinda gal), but now that I’m older, I do enjoy listening to some of the pop hits from my high school days, especially during the summer. And there are plenty of ’90s songs about the summer ...

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Hippies and the Cultural Revolution of the Anti-Vietnam Movement

The roots of the monumental counter-culture movement extend back as far as 1963, when President Kennedy’s assassination first began to alienate American youth from the government. After Kennedy was murdered, the ideas of conspiracy and government cover-ups gripped America. As mentioned before, the media had a great deal of power during this time, partially because ...

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Analysis of Philip Larkin’s “High Windows”

“Swinging London” was a term coined by Time magazine, in their April 15, 1966 issue, in order to define the culture and fashion scene in 1960s London. Philip Larkin’s poem High Windows was written in 1967 amidst the “Summer of Love,” in London. The “summer of love” introduced drug use and “free” sex. During this ...