Sunday, June 7, 2009

~More 1969~

Popular Culture 1969
A free concert organized by the Rolling Stones is held at Altamont Speedway in Livermore, Calif with problems caused by the use of Hells Angels as Bouncers resulting in a number of deaths
The Groundbreaking TV programme Monty Python's Flying Circus is shown for the first time and the catch phrase "And now for something completely different," becomes their trade mark
Sesame Street known for its Muppet characters, makes it's debut on PBS
Bell Bottom Jeans and tie-dye shirts become part of the teenage fashion scene.
The John Lennon Album "Two Virgins" featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono in the nude are confiscated at Newark Airport
The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records.
The Beatles release their album Abbey Road.
Sesame Street debuts on Public Television
Brian Jones Former Rolling Stones Guitarist drowns after drinking and drugs binge.
Popular Films

The Love Bug
Funny Girl
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
True Grit
Midnight Cowboy
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Easy Rider
Where Eagles Dare
Popular Musicians

The Rolling Stones " Honky Tonk Woman "
James Brown
The Beatles with " Get Back and Come Together "
Johnny Cash " Daddy Sang Bass "
Bob Dylan
Crosby, Stills and Nash
Creedence Clearwater Revival
John Denver
Simon and Garfunkel
Fleetwood Mac
Marvin Gaye
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Pink Floyd
" In The Year 2525 " by Zager and Evans
" Sugar Sugar " by The Archies
Elton John
David Bowie

Is it just me? Or does Charlie Watts always look like he is somewhere else mentally????


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Kaye said...

As crazy as Janis could be sometimes, I just loved to watch her. No one on earth could sing Take another little piece of my heart or Me and Bobby McGee like she could. Such a tragic waste.

Yvette Kelly said...

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lifeofthebeatles said...

Great videos! Thanks for posting


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