Gimme Shelter and the 1960s Counter Culture
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...1960s were marked by the Vietnam War, which gave birth to the activists and hippies, two examples of 1960's countercultures. The youth of those times, influenced by the Vietnam War and a general feeling of unrest, basically made war on their elders, and this was a world-wide phenomenon, even in the countries were Vietnam was not a factor. The youth just wanted to rebel during those times, no matter the reason. (Gould, 2007, pp. 458-461). These times influenced how society reacted to, received and demanded musical works. The youth... ?The social music phenomenon recognizes that music is not just personal, but contributes greatly to the social fabric of society. Music implicates culture, subcultures, taste ...