Hippies Sophie

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Structure
1. General information
2. Aims and Quotes
3. Developement
4. 1967 - summer of love
5. Get together
6. Music
7. Woodstock
8. Sources
General information
• originally a youth movement
• USA during the mid-1960s
• spread to other countries
around the world
• word 'hippie' came from
hipster
Hippie's aims
• make love, not war
• peace
• no tabus, no obligation
• "Do your own thing, whereever you have to do it and whenever
you want."
• "Drop out. Leave society, as you have known it."
• "Blow the mind of every straight person you can reach. Turn them
on if not to drugs, than to beauty, love, honesty and fun."
Developement
• lived their spin-off
• culture was a living process
• developed lots of values which were against the American
values
• formed a non-economic aspect of the political life
• pointed on personal, private, psychique values
• searched for honesty, physical happiness, affection,
spirit of experiments,...
• lived in ramshackle huts, selled self maded fiber crafts
• selled drugs to survive
July 1967 - summer of
love
• summer 1967 crowns the height of the culture
(most members in USA)
• 500,000 young-adults who left school, parents or
job
• idea of a festival is based on a "drop-out"
• attitudes "non-joining" a situation and "leaving" were
generation modes of the middle 60s
Get-together
•summit meetings were big open air festivals, e.g.:
 1967: Human-Be-In, San Francisco, Golden Gate Park
(20,000)
July 1969: "Rolling Stones" concert, Hyde Park (200,000)
August 1969: Woodstock (400,000)
1970: Beat-/ Popconcert, Isle of Wight (1,000,000)
Music
•different types:
- folk
- rock
- soul
- blues
Woodstock
• 60,000 guests expected
• one million were on the way
• 400,000 people (traffic jam)
• 32 bands
• Michael Lang wanted to financiate his studio with the gains
Jimi Hendrix (†)
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Joe Cocker
Janis Joplin (†)
The Beatles, The Rolling
Stones, Led Zeppelin
Are hippies still alive?
Yes they are!
Sources
http://cdn.deguisetoi.fr/images/rep_articles/gra/pe/perruque-blonde-hippie-homme_1.jpg
http://8tracks.imgix.net/i/001/394/835/85781.original6502.jpg%253Fq%253D65%2526sharp%253D15%2526vib%253D10%2526fm%253Djpg%2526fit%253Dcrop%2526w%253D521%2
526h%253D521
http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/87002/Jimi%252BHendrix.jpg
http://www.testedich.de/quiz32/picture/pic_1377860583_8.jpg
http://i3.mirror.co.uk/incoming/article757474.ece/ALTERNATES/s1023/Rolling%252520Stones-757474
http://cdn.deguisetoi.fr/images/rep_articles/gra/pe/perruque-blonde-hippie-homme_1.jpg
http://www.aquarianradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/woodstock-7.jpg
http://www.muzikle.net/wp-content/uploads/joe_cocker_woodstock.jpg
http://i34.piczo.com/view/1/u/j/g/r/f/4/m/z/a/g/1/img/i103012633_67138_4.jpg
http://www.wznewsline.de/polopoly_fs/1.108995.1289914560!/httpImage/onlineImage.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_550/onlineImage.jpg
http://www.realschule-am-oberen-schloss.de/wordpress/wp-content/gallery/themenwoche/hippies.jpg
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