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Re: fav. non hippy band/musician#119750 2 years, 6 months agoYeah, what are the parameters? Hendrix was a hippie; Pink Floyd? were they hippies? Hmmmmm...
Props to Dire Wolf for the Ozric mention, fer sure!
R.E.M. was my GD before I really got turned on.
Been on a Kraftwerk kick lately, & generally get a New Order/Joy Division fix on a weekly basis.
Coletrane was a hippie before hippies, I'll always love him.
Less into artists these days than genres, dig. Groovin' on mad downtempo/ambient/psytrance interspersed with random dub reggae lately. And I play kirtan recordings a lot as well, Krishna Das, Jai Uttal, et al.
I keep getting a little concerned I'm gonna burn out on Furthur cuz it's all I wanna listen to anymore, but so far, does not seem likelyIf unable to dance, I'll crawl.
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Re: fav. non hippy band/musician#120041 2 years, 6 months agocreate your own parimeters.
i consider hendrix, credence, shit pearl jam and nirvan to be hippie music.
but i grew up around black kids. basically if mostly young white people like it its hippy music.
which i guese makes like alot of music hippy miusic.
alla jeff foxworthy
"it might be hippie music if..."
"there is more pot being smoked than cigerrettes"
everyone is dancing, but noone has a partner
your on acid
your girlfriend is on acid, just found jesus, and stormed out of the show to wait in your van(happened at RD show)
you ground score a fat roach, ask for a bowl, and you cant find an empty one
you think jerrrys on stage
jerry is on stage
your mom sucked jerrrys dick in 73 to get back stage and all you got was some lousy story
your dad sucked bobs dick backstage in 83 and all you got was therapy(sorry bob)
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Re: fav. non hippy band/musician#125713 2 years, 6 months agoI have to add the Classic Van Halen to this post. Saw them last week and it was 1982 all over again. Eddie was and is the last great innovator on the 6 string. They were absolutely awesomeAint No Time To Hate, Barely Time To Wait.........