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Merry Pranksters on the bus; photo from Zane KeseyHearing Voices from NPR®
113 Hippies: Flying our Freak Flag
Host: Barrett Golding of Hearing Voices
Airs week of: 2011-03-30

“Hippies” (52:00 mp3):

Tuning in and turning onto alt.Hippie.history:

“Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (soundtrack)” (1998 / 2:00 excerpts) Johnny Depp

A couple choice fearsome, loathsome filmclips, with J. Depp conjuring Dr Hunter S Thompson on the subject of Hippie history, from A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.. (Music: Tomoyasu Hotei & Ray Cooper and Buffalo Springfield “Expecting to Fly.”)

“Asian Policy” (1973 / 0:40 excerpt) Spiro Agnew

From the VPOTUSA’s Greastest Hits, Spiro T. Agnew Speaks Out.

“If 60’s Was 90’s” (1994 / 1:30 excerpt) Beautiful People

With the blessings of the Hendrix family and the record company, the band remixed Jimi’s “If Six was 9,” and other songs, into the album If 60’s Were 90’s.

“The Kool-Aid Acid Test” (2008 / 10:17) Ann Heppermann & Kara Oehler

Interviews with Merry Pranksters Mountain Girl (Carolyn Garcia) and Hardly Visible (George Walker); mixed with audio from the Prankster archives and other 60s esoterica. Produced for PRI Weekend America. (Above photo: courtesy of Zane Kesey.)

“Acid – The Story Of L.S.D.” (1971 / 0:33 excerpt) A/V Geeks 16mm School Soundtracks

An educational film on the evils of acid. Found amongst the “Tripping (MP3s),” posted by our buddy Lukas at WFMU’s Beware of the Blog.

“LSD” (1:57) Wendell Austin and The Country Swings

Another “Tripping (MP3)”.

“Live And Let Live” (1970 / 1:30 excerpt) Timothy Leary

From the Harvard prof and acid-evangelist’s album You Can Be Anyone This Time Around with musicians: Jimi Hendrix , Stephen Stills, John Sebastian, and Buddy Miles.

“Haight Street: A Walk on the Wild Side” (1992 / 25:49) Ceil Muller & Alvar Stugard

A true radio classic, folks: This early 90s walk thru the Haight district of SF-CA-USA, looks for (and finds) the lost generation of the 60s. Thanks to KQED’s Ceil Muller for letting us share her sound-portrait.

“If 60’s Was 90’s” (1994 / 2:30 excerpt)

More from the album If 60’s Were 90’s.

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