Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer considered the premier female blues vocalist of the Sixties; her raw, powerful and uninhibited singing style, combined with her turbulent and emotional lifestyle, made her one of the biggest female stars in her lifetime. 33 more words
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Reality Dreams - My Sixties Surreal book - Chapter 15 - becoming very surreal and controversial. Shock!!
Jumping ahead a bit. This is where it starts becoming surreal and controversial. No holds barred. I was twenty when I wrote this. My mind was raging. 1,174 more words
Here we are – we aren’t really into the surreal parts yet. There’s a lot of strangeness to come. This is Messny discovering sex.
The pathetic wretch was broken and reinvented.
Messny lay awake at night and cried. He prayed to a capricious god that he did not believe in but his most heartfelt prayers were never answered. 741 more words
This is the pathetic chapter! It had to happen.
Their love affair grew in intensity. ‘I love you’ they whispered with every twitch of their muscles. 603 more words
Well I started Messny as a sperm, followed him through as a foetus and birth. Now he’s experiencing his first love. Ten years old and smitten. 1,473 more words
Bob Dylan - Blowin' in the Wind - Lyrics - An early anti-war song. An example of early Dylan 'Protest'.
The early Bob Dylan had a knack of taking an important subject, such as war, and encapsulating the emotion and presenting the case against in a few words. 582 more words