Articles tagged summer of love

26 Aug 2010 // 5:00 AM

The Dark Side of the Boat

The 1967 pop ditty, “C’mon Down to My Boat”, evokes sweetness and light. Every Mother’s Son seemed like good guys who just wanted to

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Flower Power: Stepping Back From the Past

After years of talking about how great this music is, it's time we started actually listening to it. For example, does a song sound like the year 1968, or does it sound like Deep Purple?

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Summer of love redux: ‘67 experience still resonates in San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. - It’s been 40 years since 100,000 “Flower Children” descended on San Francisco and put Haight-Ashbury on the map. Talk to those who

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15 Aug 2007 // 7:47 AM

It’s time to get real, man, about the Summer of Love

The hippies are coming to town. Forty years ago, such a proclamation would have had hands wringing and tongues clucking in a “Not in my

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29 Jun 2007 // 3:44 AM

TRAVELOGUE: A hip tour of hippie-dom

SAN FRANCISCO—The “Summer of Love” turns 40 this year, and parties are planned. So, is this the death knell for Haight-Ashbury’s hipness? If 30 was “

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4 Jun 2007 // 4:08 AM

The flowers that they wore in their hair have long since wilted, but the generation that came of age in the 1960s will spend the

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Swirling graphics. Trippy music. And flowers draped dreamily in your hair. All the sights and sounds of ‘60s psychedelia will start haunting us with a

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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