The Day the Music Died; the Loss of Innocence on America’s College Campuses

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<span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The person carrying the placard is Moonfire Lewis Beach Marvin III. Joe Cocker is performing on stage.  (August 17, 1969) Source: Woodstock Whisperer, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Woodstock_Music_and_Art_Fair.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a> (<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC BY-SA 4.0</a>)</span>Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The person carrying the placard is Moonfire Lewis Beach Marvin III. Joe Cocker is performing on stage.  (August 17, 1969) Source: Woodstock Whisperer, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Unified Patriots by Vassar Bushmills

The lines of a ditty from the early 1960s suddenly popped into my head, recently.

It was late lest September, as well as I can remember

While strolling though the park in tipsy pride

Not a word did I utter, as I lay down in the gutter

And this pig came up and lay down by my side

Not a soul was I disturbing as I lay there by the curbing

When this high-tone lady came, and I heard her say…

“You may tell someone who boozes…by he company he chooses”

And the pig got up and slowly walked away 

I was 17 at the time, 56 years ago…

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