"Turn on, Tune in, Drop out." This was Timothy Leary's advice, which was very popular after Richard Nixon was elected president. The same might be advised for Trump's election. I did not take the last part of Leary's advice and it was a bumpy ride. That was nothing compared to the ride we will be on for Trump's presidency. Enjoy the music!
The Moody Blues are one of my favorite bands. They have been around for over 50 years making great music. There is a lot to say about this band, but you should research that yourself. Here are a few of their songs. Check out their music.
Joan Armatrading was born in 1950 in Basseterre on the Caribbean island of Saint Kitts, the third of six children. She left school at the age of 15 to support her family. Her mom bought her an inexpensive guitar and Joan taught herself how to play. In a career spanning 50 years she has many awards and is an MBE. In addition to her music career, in 2001, after five years of studying,
Armatrading gained a BA (Hons) degree in History from the Open University, of which she is now a trustee. Here is one of her hits from 1976.
"Unchained Melody" is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. It has since become a standard and one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century, most notably by the Righteous Brothers.
According to the song's publishing administrator, over 1,500 recordings
of "Unchained Melody" have been made by more than 670 artists, in
multiple languages. By far, this 1965 recording by the Righteous Brothers is the most popular. The Righteous Brothers ( Bobby Hatfield and Bill Medley) had many great hits.
He learned from the masters of music and he is better than them. The amount and quality of music Mr. Williams has produced is astonishing. Just listening to his portfolio of music will give you a full course in music appreciation.
Johnny Mathis. A unique voice. The best of the romantic singers.
The song above is "Wonderful Wonderful." The song below is "It's Not For Me To Say." Mathis was the most popular singer of his time. A time when good singers were abundant.
His voice just fit romantic songs. I have to admit he is one of my favorites. You have to check out his music to have any appreciation for what music was in the 1950's and 1960's. Romance was the culture at the time.