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Did the Sixties counterculture achieve anything?

In Salon, Gary Kamiya reviews “The Sixties Unplugged” by Gerard DeGroot: His book is broken into 67 shortish sections, most of them dealing directly or indirectly with the counterculture, but a number covering extraneous subjects: the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa, the Vatican’s “Humanae Vitae” encyclical, the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, the Watts riots, the Vietnam … Continue reading Did the Sixties counterculture achieve anything?

Satans – Makin’ Deals

“Makin’ Deals” by the Satans. This 1966 punk classic is about selling your soul to the devil and contains the phrase, “Can you guess my name?” Could it have influenced the Stones on “Sympathy for the Devil”?