Psychedelic rock

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  • Pink Floyd: The Psychedelic Rock Movement

    During the psychedelic rock movement of the 1970s, there was without a doubt no shortage of artists looking to have their big chance to set the trends in the genre. Although many bands have come and went, few of these classic rocks bands were able to break musical boundaries; let alone make waves in the industry. While there were several psychedelic bands that broke out and managed to change our perception of the psychedelic rock genre, the most notable band of this movement would be no other than Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd, unlike other bands from the 1970s, is often remembered as a band of writers that had a talent for leaving fans questioning the true meaning to their art. Some notable examples of Pink Floyd’s work is the movie The Wall, The…

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  • The Door Culture

    as the counterculture. The times were defined by free thought, new ideas of love, psychedelic music, long hair, and drug experimentation . Big names in music like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience had gained a massive following from young people all over America in just a few years. But, none of those groups stormed the culture of the time quite like The Doors did in 1967. According to Mick Wall, after only one album and less than year, The Doors had quickly gained…

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  • Events Of The Hippie Movement

    The hippie movement was the common title Americans used to define the out casted individuals and their actions that began to take place in the early 1960s and continued on through the 1970s. The movement started as vocal opposition to the United States taking part in the Vietnam War. Soon after, this generation ultimately transformed into a liberal counterculture. A counterculture is a subculture that has values and behavioral norms that are substantially different from those of the mainstream…

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  • Why Won T They Talk To Me Analysis

    “Why Won’t They Talk To Me?” A Groovy Semiotic Analysis The spaced out and complex tunes of psychedelic rock born in the 1960’s by numerous artists ranging from The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Byrds, Pink Floyd, The Doors, and more have evolved over the years into a mix of antique guitar and present-day disco pop. The discourse community of psychedelic rock which arose in the 1960’s is still alive and evolving today while holding the same values of peace, love, and sharing the love for music…

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  • Informative Essay On Psychedelic Drugs

    Throughout history the US media has unfairly portrayed psychedelic drugs, the counterculture, and philosophies behind them. Psychedelic drugs have been not only misportrayed and lied about, but the work of many successful scientists has been ignored because of the bad stigma behind psychedelic drugs. We will explore how psychedelic drugs can benefit society and help many people. Only until the psychedelic renaissance, present day, has some of the media started seeing psychedelic culture for what…

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  • Civil Rights Movement In The 1950's Rock And Roll Movement

    and The Vietnam War ultimately led to the spark of the Rock and Counterculture movements throughout America, and the rest of the world. These two movements…

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  • Distortion Of The Use Of LSD In The 1980s

    The use of LSD dropped drastically in the 1980s but picked right back up in the 1990s. LSD was still being used for psychiatric use in Switzerland till 1993. After a few year it became more popular in nightclubs and all night raves being use by teens and young adults. 4. Now a days LSD is diffused into a small piece of paper then placed under the tongue until it is almost dissolved. According to “How to Psychedelics” LSD is also consumed in liquid and pill form. A few years ago it was also…

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  • The Importance Of Being A Hippie

    early to mid 1960s. The second song he played was by The Gladys Knight and The Pips. This slower song was called “The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me” and it is from the Motown/R&B genre. He explained to me that this genre is known for having making a huge impact regarding the Civil Rights Movement. The third genre he played was The Surf Rock and Psychedelic Rock genre. This music, being mostly instrumental or dance music, became extremely popular in the early to mid 1960s as well. He played…

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  • Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins Analysis

    Tom Robbins, 82, is a hyper-imaginative writer who watches his own life desirously. He writes his books that are unpredictable, wildly entertaining stories with solid social and rationality undercurrents. He 's also a New York Times bestselling writer, wrote eight books since the mid 70 's. His fourth novel, Jitterbug Perfume (1984), starts with four epic stories from past to future, themed around the quest for eternality. It takes us from old Bohemia and the Himalaya Mountains to present day…

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  • Psychological Effects Of LSD

    Drugs are all around us more than one would think. There are always new drugs being discovered and new ways for people to get “high”. One of these newer drugs is a hallucinogen known as LSD. LSD has no medical purpose what so ever. It is only used for people to escape reality. Some people may see this as no big deal. LSD affects the body in more ways than one may realize. People should be aware of the physiological and psychological impacts along with the exposure to different diseases…

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