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1960s Online Resources

The following links are resources for Exploring America in the 1960s: Our Voices Will Be Heard

Lesson 1

Dedication” by Robert Frost

Camelot” from the Camelot soundtrack

Do You Want to Know a Secret” by The Beatles

I Saw Her Standing There” by The Beatles

Love Me Do” by The Beatles

Twist and Shout” by The Beatles

Surfin’” by The Beach Boys

Surfin’ USA” by The Beach Boys

Surfin’ Safari” by The Beach Boys

Lesson 2

Letter From a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King, Jr.

I’ve Been 'Buked and I’ve Been Scorned” by Mahalia Jackson

How I Got Over” by Mahalia Jackson

Oh Freedom” by Joan Baez

We Shall Overcome” by Joan Baez

If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)” by Peter, Paul, and Mary

I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lesson 3

My Girl” by The Temptations

I Can’t Help Myself” by Four Tops

Nowhere to Run” by Martha and the Vandellas

Stop! In the Name of Love” by Diana Ross and The Supremes

A Brief History of Motown” by Gilbert Cruz

Tracks of My Tears” by The Miracles

My Guy” by Mary Wells

Lesson 4

Campbell’s Soup Cans by Andy Warhol:

Twenty-Five Colored Marilyns by Andy Warhol

Brillo Boxes by Andy Warhol

F-111 by James Rosenquist

Mr. Bellamy by Roy Lichtenstein

Washing Machine by Roy Lichtenstein

Whaam! by Roy Lichtenstein

Crying Girl by Roy Lichtenstein

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol” by Andy Warhol

Lesson 5

Little Boxes” by Malvina Reynolds

Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell

Pollution” by Tom Lehrer

Don’t Go Near the Water” by The Beach Boys

Lesson 6

The Feminine Mystique excerpt by Betty Friedan

The National Organization for Women’s 1966 Statement of Purpose” by Betty Friedan

Lesson 7

Oxford Town” by Bob Dylan

North Country Blues” by Bob Dylan

With God on Our Side” by Bob Dylan

1983. . . A Merman I Should Turn To Be” by Jimi Hendrix

Third Stone From the Sun” by Jimi Hendrix

Star-Spangled Banner” by Jimi Hendrix

Lesson 8

The Fish Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag” by Country Joe and the Fish

Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation” by Tom Paxton

The Ballad of the Green Berets” by Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler

A Hot Time in the Town of Berlin” by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by the Andrews Sisters

Remember Pearl Harbor” by Don Reid and Sammy Kaye

G.I. Blues” by Elvis Presley

Beyond Vietnam by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lesson 9

Perceptions of Black” gallery of the Black Arts Movement

The Black Arts Movement

My Poem” by Nikki Giovanni

Ka’Ba” by Amiri Baraka

It Is Deep (don’t never forget the bridge you crossed over on)” by Carolyn Rodgers

Lesson 10

The 59th Street Bridge Song” by Simon and Garfunkel

San Francisco” by Scott McKenzie

Happy Together” by The Turtles

Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles

Woodstock Festival playlist