Not Kokomo but still sunshine and sand.

Growing up I used to borrow my Dad’s record of Homer & Jethro at the Country Club. This song was one that I always enjoyed.

Homer & Jethro were humorous and I am sure they were especially so in a live setting, and I love their version of 16 tons. You may want to investigate that on your own.

But I digress.  So many songs from this era ~ Beach Boys! Did they do any songs that weren’t fabulous?

This was the age of Walter Kronkite on the CBS news, and you have to wonder if this song was written and sung for all the girls who had boyfriends in Vietnam.

When you watch the video, you look at the clothes and the styles. It was a neat time, and life seemed simpler in those years, more free, more optimistic, and much cheaper gas prices!

The Monkees, the Beach Boys, the surfing songs, I was growing up and I remember those years with rose tinted glasses.

About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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