los angeles. but not just los angeles – the enchanted years between 1965 and 1980 when some of the greatest rock and folk musicians on the planet congregated there, specifically in laurel canyon. 193 more words
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I woke up this morning with my mind full of that cascading electric piano phrase that punctuates the Doors’ “Riders On The Storm”.
It reminded me – again – of that poignant song that, like The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” and The Beach Boys’ “Surf’s Up” LPs, acts as a musical full-stop for the wild inventiveness and assertiveness of the 1960s and the beginning of a transition into less certain times. 405 more words