About Music of the 1960s

  About Music of the Sixties: Things You Need To Know In 1960, New Orleans was the place to be apparently. Hits included Johnny Horton’s The Battle of New Orleans, Freddy Cannon’s Way Down Yonder In New Orleans, Gary US Bond’s New Orleans and Walking To New Orleans by Fats Domino scored in Billboard’s charts.… Read More

Top 100+ Oldies 1959-1963

Oldies: Pre-Beatles The post-50s-pre-Beatles brought an amazing and often under-estimated, even forgotten, selection of quality popular music. This Era of Pop Music brought us the Girl Groups, Phil Spectre and the post-do-wop sound of rock and roll. After this era, the Beatles changed music again. Oldies – 1959-1963/4

1960s Phrases

Some phrases from the 1960s that no one uses anymore….. A Gas: A Lot of Fun Ankle Biter: A Baby or Small Child Ape: Gone Wild Bad: Awesome Bag: To Steal Ball: To party. Later meaning Intercourse Beat Feat: Leave in a hurry Blast: A great time Blitzed: Drunk Bogart: To hog something Book: Leave… Read More