Thursday, November 22, 2018

Grateful Dead : "Touch Of Grey" (1987)

The Grateful Dead were a legendary band originating in the Haight-Asbury section of San Francisco during the Summer of Love in 1967. The band developed a devoted cult following throughout the years, as they carried on the hippie ideals of the '60s into the '70s, '80s, and '90s. In 1987, the broke into the mainstream with their album, In The Dark.  From that album, their song "Touch of Grey."

Friday, November 9, 2018

Scorpions "Wind Of Change"

November 9, 1989 marked a pivotal moment in history, when the fall of the Berlin Wall was picking up momentum. The year 1989 marked the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe, the end of totalitarian dictatorship in that region, and the end of the Cold War. Here's a song written in the aftermath of those events, a time when so much seemed possible and hope was in the air.  Here are the Scorpions, with their anthem, "Wind of Change."