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Broadside Ballads, Vol. 6: Broadside Reunion

“Released in 1972, after many of its artists had risen to international acclaim, Broadside Ballads, Vol. 6 contains previously unreleased songs that appeared in the folk publication Broadside Magazine, founded in 1962. With a lineup that includes Blind Boy Grunt … Continue reading

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John Birch Society

“The John Birch Society (JBS) is a self-described conservative advocacy group supporting anti-communism and limited government. It has been described as a radical right and far-right organization. Businessman and founder Robert W. Welch, Jr. (1899–1985) developed an organizational infrastructure in … Continue reading

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Bringing It All Back Home – Bob Dylan (1965)

“Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on March 22, 1965 by Columbia Records. The album is divided into an electric and an acoustic side, although the acoustic side included some … Continue reading

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The 60s: The Story of a Decade – New Yorker

“… What ambition, what essays – or more accurately, what essayists! Among them: Rachel Carson and ‘The Silent Spring’, a manifesto which brought environmental issues to the attention of the American public. Truman Capote and ‘In Cold Blood’, about the … Continue reading

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Music from Big Pink – The Band (1968)

“Music from Big Pink is the debut studio album by the Band. Released in 1968, it employs a distinctive blend of country, rock, folk, classical, R&B, and soul. The music was composed partly in ‘Big Pink‘, a house shared by … Continue reading

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Give Peace a Chance

College students in Boston march against the Vietnam war, October 16, 1965. “Say what you will about the Vietnam War, it had a great soundtrack. Feature and documentary filmmakers have, of course, long appreciated this—cue ‘The End’ by the Doors … Continue reading

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Ole Miss riot of 1962

Meredith, center with briefcase, is escorted to the University of Mississippi campus by U.S. “The Ole Miss riot of 1962, or Battle of Oxford, was fought between Southern segregationist civilians and federal and state forces beginning the night of September … Continue reading

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