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Why 1969

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 08, 2003

In Reply to: Why 1969 posted by sphinx on October 08, 2003

: In 'Hotel California', they sing, 'We haven't got that spirit here, since 1969.'

: Is it a special year?

: Thanks!

Yes, to some people 1969 was the highwater mark for the cultural change that swept the US that started, some say, in 1964 or so.
Woodstock and the Altamont killing were aspects and a mirror image of this time.