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Hippies Who? Children of the “Baby Boom” Large Student population of the 1960s Trends Bohemian lifestyle Tye-dye, long hair Illegal drug use (marijuana and LSD) Meditation and Yoga rock and folk music used as a form of expression for radical ideas Challenge authority, environmentalism, gender roles, middle class society values
Political Music Country Joe and the Fish “I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag” How does this song’s lyrics differ from others we’ve studied in our previous unit (Ballad of the Green Berets)?
Jimi Hendrix Unconventional rocker Electric Guitar Europe Woodstock American Soldier 1961 Discharged after 1 Year
Woodstock 4 Day communal musical Festival drawing 500,000 Two Views: Generosity, peace, great music, liberation Self-indulgence, noise, promiscuity, illegal drug use Performers: Country Joe McDonald, Ravi Shankar, Joan Baez, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Who, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix