Vietnam War Protest Songs – Part One

The whole world’s watching
The whole world’s watching
The whole world’s watching

The Vietnam War, a protracted conflict from 1955 to 1975, began for the United States as it escalated its involvement in the early 1960s, following the Gulf of Tonkin incident[1] in 1964. Over 58,000 U.S. military personnel lost their lives in the war, with hundreds of thousands more wounded.

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Gary Wright Dies

I’ve just closed my eyes again
Climbed aboard the dream weaver train
Driver take away my worries of today
And leave tomorrow behind

Gary Wright was an English musician, singer, and songwriter known for his contributions to the rock and pop music genres. He was born on April 26, 1943, in Cresskill, New Jersey, USA, but he grew up in England. Gary Wright’s musical career spans several decades, and he is best known for his solo work as well as his involvement in various bands and collaborations.

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Eagles – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

My 5th inductee of 2023, in my Doyle’s Space Music Hall of Fame, and my 17th inductee overall is The Eagles.

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971. They are known for their harmonies, intricate guitar work, and well-crafted songwriting. Glenn Frey and Don Henley first met in 1970 when they were hired as session musicians for Linda Ronstadt’s backing band.

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My Favorite Albums – U.K. – U.K.

Progressive Rock Supergroup

Always found on the “Greatest Progressive Rock Albums of all Time” lists is U.K. by the supergroup U.K. It was their debut album released in May of 1978 on E.G. Records and Polydor Records. It features John Wetton, Eddie Jobson, Bill Bruford, and Allan Holdsworth. The album was well received by FM album rock radio and by the public during the summer of 1978.

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My Favorite Albums – Discipline – King Crimson

“Discipline is never an end in itself, only a means to an end”

Discipline is the eighth studio album by the English progressive rock band King Crimson, released on September 22, 1981, by E.G. Records in the United Kingdom and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The band was founded by Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, and lyricist Peter Sinfield in 1969.

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