Emerson, Lake and Palmer is an English progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer, released as a double album in March 1977 on Atlantic Records. Following their successful 1974 world tour, the group took a break from recording and touring. They relocated to Montreux, Switzerland and Paris, France to record a new album. Each member […]
Every generation has and will have names for the generations in the decades before them.
I have names for what I see in the generations before me. I and others call some of 1960’s and 1970’s society as Beatniks, Hippies, Disco Queens to name a few.
Names we give to our predecessors come from what was seen or heard in media and from conversations or experiences with others. For example think of “flappers”. It gives you a visual of a certain time.
I was a teen and twenty something in the 1980’s. The other day I was wondering to myself; why do I call myself Hippie Lady online? My mother was more hippie lady than I.
I loved Stevie Nicks’ style. She was like a good witch, or fairy. Mystical. She mesmerized men and women alike with her style.
My point is, what do people call the 80’s as pertaining to my so called idea of Stevie Style? It was widespread. It was beautiful. It was the mother of what became 90’s gothic.
It was/is the quiet child of hippie style. I think it’s bohemian. This style is timeless and has reincarnated since women stood and draped cloth across their bodies in lovely flowing silhouettes. Classic.
As for the Madonna look of the 80’s? I think it is hippies wild child. I don’t think it will be anything other than subject for Halloween costumes of the future. Much like those poodle skirts of the past became.
Well, one could only hope that they don’t come back. If it does. We would have to give it a name. 🤔
Hippie Lady 💜☮
Psst… I wore that Madonna look and I think I rocked it. ☺️
My parents love music. I love the music that played while I was in the womb. The music that played in the background of my youth while I was laying in the floor with my toys. I love the music that played in the distance while I lay in bed at night. Let’s not forget the music that played on the car radio while we fought with our siblings in the backseat. It is the soundtrack to life.
I listened to music more than watched tv in the 1960’s and early 1970’s. The small black and white televisions in most homes didn’t give you the mental stimulation that music did and it was all around us.
Listed here are some of the songs that came out the year I was born. 1966
Paint it Black – Rolling Stones
Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? – Lovin’ Spoonful
Green Grass – Gary Lewis & The Playboys (Great SUMMER song!☀️)
Woman – Peter & Gordon
Cherish – The Association
Bus Stop – The Hollies
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
Sweet Talkin’ Guy – The Chiffons