Sunday, April 8, 2012
COMING OF AGE IN THE EARLY 1960'S
If I had some money saved, I would buy Tigerbeat. It was the number 1 teen magazine then. I would cut out pictures of my favourite teen idols like Ricky Nelson and Cliff Richard, and paste them into my voluminous song-book containing hundreds of lyrics all hand-written. We had no computers then.
Just the other day I was browsing Youtube when I came across these vintage songs from the 1960s. In those days, songs were sung with emotion and lyrics held meaning. A far cry from the majority of today's top hits. Here's a selection for your Sunday listening pleasure as you reminisce on the good old days when the world was your oyster and life was yours to explore.
Then Woodstock happened in 1969, but that's another story...