Tag Archives: 60s

A Music Video: Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz”

“A song of great social and political import” from the 1960s, as well as a fun song for which to make a music video — or sing, a capella, in public, loudly and obnoxiously. =D

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An Abbie Hoffman Quote, for Independence Day

Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture, p. 214.

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The Seven Types of Beatles Fans: My Utterly Biased View

I have never met a serious fan of The Beatles who did not have one favorite Beatle. (I’m sure it is obvious which Beatle is my favorite.) As for Yoko Ono, she is a highly polarizing figure among Beatles fans … Continue reading

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Janis Joplin: The Meaning of “Freedom”

The quotation is from the Janis Joplin’s song “Me and Bobby McGee.” You can hear it right here, in this video I embedded from YouTube:  

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“The Whole World’s Wrong, and You’re Right!”

I can’t think of a better response, Abbie.

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