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Top 21 of 1969 - #11

#11– Canned Heat – “Going Up The Country” – (1968)

I’m really sucking it up. I promise at least five of the songs from “1969” will  66 more words

Music

Best Supporting Actor - 1968

Official Nominations: Jack Albertson. Seymour Cassel. Daniel Massey. Jack Wilde. Gene Wilder.

A lot of unusual choices for performances this year, with Jack Albertson doing nothing out of the ordinary in the merely ordinary  236 more words

Movies

Terry Riley - You're No Good

Savage Plunderphonics from Terry Riley, as he messes with The Harvey Averne Dozen’s ‘You’re No Good’ in 1968.  Bursts of heavy proto-synth  oscillation pepper a track where 2 reel to reel tape machines move in and out of sync. 18 more words

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Two Sides of Pop, 1968

The Beatles, The Beatles

Side A: Back in the USSR//Dear Prudence//Glass Onion//Ob-La Di, Ob-La Da//Wild Honey Pie//The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill//While My Guitar Gently Weeps//Happiness Is a Warm Gun… 2,171 more words

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One-Hit Wonders 1968-1969 Discussed on Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

From my newest blog, For the Love of Gottfried.

Gilbert and Frank are at it again! Heartened by the deservedly warm response they got from… 72 more words

1960s

John Carlos [a reblog]

John Carlos (1945- ), a Black American runner, won the bronze medal for the 200m dash at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. It was he and gold-medal winner Tommie Smith who held up their black-gloved fists in a Black Power salute as the US national anthem played.

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Issue 380 - "Marital-Bliss Miss!"

I’ve talked about some weird stuff here on Bat Signal. I mean, last week featured an extended sequence involving Satan. But I think this is the firs time that I’ve had to go back and re-read passages multiple times to get my mind around just what the hell is going on in an issue. 1,172 more words

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