recollecting songs and culture of the west coast sixties - part 3 - expanding the mind, and the changing impact of drugs
Song Dog Music Blog 2019 by Dave Monterey. In this publishing, musician Dave Monterey interviews writer Michael Goldberg about the counterculture movement emanating from San Francisco in the 1960's. Song lyrics and music from the psychedelic era are discussed in full relating the impacts of such bands as The Charlatans, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Country Joe and the Fish, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Grateful Dead, Youngbloods - and also LA bands The Byrds and The Doors. (Parts 1 & 2 of the series on counterculture values may be found by scrolling further down in this same column).
Dave Monterey has written songs and performed in original bands across Northern California since 1970. The meanings and poetry of lyric is his passion.