'If you are going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair'... oh go on, tell me who sang it... Was it the Overlanders ? Scott MacKenzie, written by John Philips of the Mamas & Papas..... I was young then !
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Is there such thing as a modem hippy?
Sure. It is the philosophy of what it meant to be a Hippy and not the outside dress. A Hippy stood for peace and not to harm others, but to communicate with nature and others. There are millions of people today who follow this philosophy. ...
Asked in Decade - 1960s, Stereotypes
What are some of the stereotypes associated with the 'hippy' subculture of the 1960s?
The imagery that is evoked when one thinks about the hippy subcultures are the music festivals, the flower power images, long hair and beards, as well as the ideals of communal living. It is also associated with some of the most long lasting musical groups. ...