Ah, yes. Peter, Paul, and Mary. Without Mary, these days. Sadly.And "Hard Times Come Again No More," by Stephen Foster. Which (the hard time) just keep on coming. People are so scared of the future, they will hold their noses and vote ultra-right, because that's where they think their stability is. That's the process Hitler used to gain power in Germany.
Someone poster two versions by Mavis Staples on their blog. One a live video and the other a collection of the saddest pictures ever (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZsO348BOW0). That is a great song to make you think about the world and those having hard times - so many, so many.
I missed Woodstock free love and the simple times: I was in Vietnamthe Ol'Buzzard
Lot of young men missed out because of Vietnam. Many missed their whole lives, many parts of their whole lives. There were no simple times. We just think their were.