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View Poll Results: Which of these following hippie songs is your favourite one?
For What It's Worth-Buffalo Springfield 0 0%
Purple Haze-The Jimi Hendrix Experience 4 16.67%
Light My Fire-The Doors 2 8.33%
Somebody To Love-Jefferson Airplane 3 12.50%
A Whiter Shade Of Pale-Procol Harum 0 0%
San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Head)-Scott McKenzie 6 25.00%
Waterloo Sunset-The Kinks 1 4.17%
See Emily Play-Pink Floyd 0 0%
White Rabbit-Jefferson Airplane 2 8.33%
All You Need Is Love-The Beatles 6 25.00%
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Old 08-17-2021, 08:02 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Lots of good candidates, but I'm going to go with this, especially on account of the lyrics
Same here.

This song might not be the quintessential hippie song. However it's a song that I associate with Woodstock -- especially its laid-back rural theme. It's anthmeic in its own subtle way.

Canned Heat - Going Up the Country
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Old 08-24-2021, 06:49 AM   #62 (permalink)
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The two obvious ones for me are San Francisco and All You Need is Love. Both are spreading the hippie message overtly in a way the others are not.

Since I could only vote for one, I reluctantly chose the Beatles one because it's a little more universal. The Scott MacKenzie seems to relate particularly to the USA, although I know it was embraced by young people worldwide.For example it was No. 1 for eight weeks in a row in Melbourne. I don't think All You Need Is Love was on top for quite that long.
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Old 08-24-2021, 08:59 AM   #63 (permalink)
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I'll throw this one on the pile too.


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Old 08-24-2021, 09:21 AM   #64 (permalink)
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Donovan was known as something of a flower child in the sixties. Maybe this one could have been considered.


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