Where was your head "at" in the sixties...

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  1. Thermionik

    Thermionik Senior Member

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    This was where I was, and where my head was "at", in the sixties:-



     
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  2. Who

    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    My mother was afraid that if I learned to read in public school kindergarten, I'd be behind in life.

    I needed to be able to read and write before I got there.

    I'm sure it helped, but it led to some boring stuff, when other kids were learning how to spell "cat". ;)


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    Musically, I was probably around here:

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    Stevie 202 Senior Member

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    At first it was
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    Then it was
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    Then I went :eek2:
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    And then I was off to the races...

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    mostly hunting small animals and game birds
    with slingshot, then bow
    learning how to snag snappers from a creek without
    losing digits
     
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    ...weekends at the Charleston (SC) YMCA with the "cool guys" from the College of Charleston, my first real "heroes." Man, that was the life--learning to swim, play basketball, and build model cars.
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    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    For a good portion of the 7 years I existed in the 60s, it was about this speed:

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    At the very end, I did start into stuff like this:
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    1967 when I was 7 years old my uncle gave me these...and I was hooked. Prior to that it was The Jetsons, EEP OP ORK and such...

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    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! -NPM Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    Where was my head? Up my a$$ mostly, I suppose!

    Mostly listening through my Ma's collection at that point.
    Wierd stuff. Explains a lot about me, LOL!




    She was heavy into classics being a pro organist and pianist...

    If she was a guitarist she would have been a shredders dream! LOL!

    She used to play this one for fun and enjoyment. She memorized all 13 pages so no one would have to flip the pages for her.

    Then she'd mix it up and play the 2 hand keyboard parts on different keyboards and cross armed! Reversing the hand positions for the accompaniment and playing it right handed. Just weird stuff I could never get or appreciate till now.

    Sorry OP if I stunk up your thread! Much of the early 60's are a blurr since I was born in 61! Too young for acid dreams and stuff.....
     
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    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! -NPM Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    ONce I was old enough to buy my own 45's I'm pretty sure this was the first one!
    Am I forgiven now?


    This was on the radio along with Hank Williams on my Grandma's radio.
     
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    I was also here in the '60s . . .









     
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    HeartString Non Prominent MBR Premium Member

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    I loved the lyrics to this one. You had to be hard rockin the 60's!

     
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    I had am idyllic childhood in the 60s.
    Summers were spent immersed in music in a little english style gentleman's farm outside of Phily.
    WFIL 56 was the AM radio station that was on all the time. Our parents listened to Neil Diamond,
    some guy named Peter Sarstadt and we listened to Tommy James and the Shondells and stuff like
    that. Occasionally my sister would throw on a Beatles album or Hair. There was music all the time.
    IT had a huge part in what I am today. I still love that stuff. All these vids are bringing back memories.
    :cheers2:
     
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    It was The Beatles, and (later) Manchester City FC for me in the '60s, as well as the flugelhorn in the school brass band.

    However, I was cashiered from the ensemble because I would rarely turn up for lunchtime practise, preferring to play football in the school yard instead.

    Several months after my dismissal I bought a guitar (August, '68); discovered Cream and the rest of my life was mapped-out.
     
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    Darrell woke me up

     
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    I remember when my next door neighbor got the first Chicago Transit Authority.
    It was like nothing I'd ever heard. We wore it out.

    LL talking about his sister.
    Mine played Laura Nyro and Sweetwater non-stop.
    I'm still a huge fan of both.
     
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