(Lysergic acid diethylamide) Used throughout the 60’s widely with musicians and audiences.
Haight-Ashbury neighborhood
District in San Francisco, a legendary center of countercultural activity. Hippie movement center and psychodelic rock.
Greenwich Village
The Eastern version of Haight-Ashbury in New York
Newport Folk Festival
Bob Dylan appeared at this famous festival with an electric band and was booed off stage. But not for long as most folk lovers followed him to electric.
Wall of Sound
Employment of a full orchestral string section, pianos, an array of rhythm instruments, and a background chorus behind the lead vocal
Brill Building
A group of songwriters who tailored their output toward vocal groups. Neil Diamond got his start here.
Psychedelic Rock
The music played by San Francisco bands was sometimes called, encompassed a variety of styles andmusical influences, including folk rock, blues, hard rock, latin music and indian classical music.
Surf Rock
Beach Boys
British Invasion
The invasion of British musicians on the american music scene
Concept Album
Commonly, concept albums tend to incorporate preconceived musical or lyrical ideas rather than being improvised or composed in the studio, with all songs contributing to a single overall theme or unified story.
1967 Summer of Love
A social phenomenon that occurred during summer of 1967, when as many as 100,000 people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco, creating a cultural and political rebellion.
Motown is a record label that was originally founded by Berry Gordy, Jr. and incorporated as Motown Record Corporation in Detroit, Michigan,
Predecessor of the synthesizer. A sound generator named after the russian inventor. Used electronic oscillators to produce sound.
Double Stop guitar playing
A double stop, in music terminology, is the act of playing two notes simultaneously on a guitar.
stop time
stop-time is an accompaniment pattern interrupting, or stopping, the normal time and featuring regular accented attacks on the first beat of each or every other measure alternating with silence or solos
Groove is the sense of propulsive rhythmic “feel” or sense of “swing” created by the interaction of the music played by a band’s rhythm section (drums, electric bass or double bass, guitar, and keyboards)
Bob Dylan
American singer-songwriter. He has been a major figure in music for five decades.[3] Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler, and an apparently reluctant figurehead, of social unrest.
The Byrds
American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964
Peter, Paul and Mary
American folk-singing trio who ultimately became one of the biggest acts of the 1960s. The trio was composed of Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey, and Mary Travers.