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The Great Sixty Eight...

Discussion in '60's Music' started by Nai Noswad, Oct 10, 2019.

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    A thread dedicated to the year 1968.
    Music and memories of a time of great change and civil unrest.

    Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs.Robinson.
     
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    Robert Kennedy mortally wounded on June 5 at the Ambassador Hotel.
     
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    A hit song about Keiths gardener...

    Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash.
     
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    Tommie Smith and John Carlos express their mood at the 1968 Australian Olympics.
     
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    This wowed the kids in '68..and we all wanted our Dad's to buy one: MK.1 Ford Capri.
     
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    Lynch Here for the cookies and the tunes

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    Lots of good music in '68. :cool:

    Some pretty crummy social/political/historical events though. :( MLK assassination in April. Bobby Kennedy 2 months later. Riots all over the U.S. in protest of the Vietnam War. A number of other things that I'm not going to go into.

    But the music... yeah, some great stuff that year.

    (a short sample of some of the outstanding music from 1968):

    * Cream - White Room
    * Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower
    * Stones - Sympathy for the Devil
    * Beatles - Hey Jude
    * Zombies - Time of the Season
    * CCR - Suzie Q
    * Doors - Hello, I Love You
    * Guess Who - These Eyes
    * Hendrix - Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
    * Deep Purple - Hush

    ... and so many more
     
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    The White Album by the Beatles boasted some great songs..
    Back In The USSR.
     
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    Long before Tiananmen Square..Prague was having problems..[​IMG]
    Ivan flexing it's muscles in '68.
     
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    Clint Eastwood had a busy year...
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    ..three movies and a great soundtrack
     
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