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Last updated 12/24/2020 at 1:51pm

Remembering the 60s?

One famous saying about the 60s is “if you remember the 60s, you didn’t live through them.”

What was so special about the 60s? Well, for one, it is when America started to really dramatically change as a country. What kind of changes?

Well first of all, the use of mind-altering drugs started to take hold in the country. My dad was a musician starting in the 1930s.

Marijuana was not “unknown” to musicians even back in the 30s. Although my dad was so straight-laced that he never partook, a number of his musician friends did use the “vile weed.” But I really...

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