Examining one of the most popular and enduring genres of American music, this encyclopedia of classic rock from 1965 to 1975 provides an indispensable resource for cultural historians and music fans. • Provides readers with summaries of the careers of all significant rock artists during a peak period in the music's history • Proposes a theory for understanding the development and history of rock music • Presents the necessary historical and socioeconomic context to help readers more fully understand how rock music developed as it did during its formative decade • Offers information in an easily searchable A–Z format accompanied by sidebars, a bibliography, and a timeline that serves students' research projects
A feeling of warmth, of security and of nostalgia-that's what Jill Larson Sundberg and Michael Larson provide us in their newest book, Cozy Cozy. Their memories detailed on these pages apply to people of all ages. All of us can remember with fondness our most precious "Cozy Cozy" times. In this work, the authors recall and catalog a variety of "Cozy Cozy" moments as children-as well as the "Cozy Cozy" moments they have continued to enjoy in their adult years. Their recollections certainly will help you, whatever your age, remember "Cozy Cozy" moments of your own. In Cozy Cozy, you will find wit and wisdom, hope and aspiration, and thoughts that will help lift you during the difficult times we all confront in our lives. Remembering and relishing our "Cozy Cozy" moments can help all of us live our lives to the fullest. The reminiscences here about the things that made us feel so wonderful and that enriched our lives will leave you feeling nostalgia for a time when being "Cozy Cozy" provided the best possible reward. We wish all of you a "Cozy Cozy" life.
I have always wanted to be a journalist. Even as a boy, I would get my mother to drive me into town to pick up sheets of newsprint at the local weekly newspaper shop. Back home with these sheets, I would sit at the kitchen table or at the desk in my bedroom, creating newspapers and magazines. I wrote such scintillating prose as, "My grandpa tells me he can't let his sheep get sick. My grandpa says a sick sheep is a dead sheep." In some cases, I would make extra copies of my publications and send them to my aunts and uncles and suggest that they might want to subscribe-at a reasonable rate, of course.
A brief history of Burma-Shave, the first brushless shaving cream in the U.S., produced by Burma-Vita Company which began in Minneapolis in 1920's accompanying the verses on its sequential road signs used to advertise the product during the 1950s.
Spice up your favorite holiday with a holiday story. The nine holiday stories in this book are designed to entertain and inspire the young reader. VALENTINE'S DAY Two children make a special valentine for Mom. EASTER Is that the Easter Bunny in the backyard? APRIL FOOLS' DAY They were April fooled in the outdoors. FOURTH OF JULY There were fireworks with the neighbors. HALLOWEEN A pumpkin's dream comes true. THANKSGIVING Let's have a good old-fashioned turkey stuffing! HANUKKAH Celebrate Hanukkah with brush pile candles. CHRISTMAS It was time to celebrate lumps of coal at the North Pole. NEW YEAR'S It was puppy love at first sight.
Sometimes we forget the goofy things that made us happy or the simplicity and possibility that was our past. Our lives are made up of fleeting moments--moments we wish we could've written down. Babes Remember is just that: a list of songs, people, ideas, toys, and trends sure to stir up memories of days gone by and bring back the feeling of those moments. Organized into fun categories like On the Screen, Over the Waves, and On the Page; Rockin' and Reelin'; Fads in Fashion; and The Lingo, Man; this 300-plus list of people, places, things, and groups is sure to create laughs and tears alike. Spurred by an afternoon of reminiscing, this book is an amazing array of cultural memory and makes an ideal present for those on the verge of old-timer-itis. Turn the pages and you'll remember: Howdy Doody The Stroll dance craze The Mod Squad Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins Hand-cranked water pumps Because a little nostalgia (from the 50s and 60s) can go along way--Babes Remember!