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The 1960s were a thrilling if turbulent era in American history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the birth of counterculture, the '60s saw the baby boom generation usher in changes to the political and cultural landscape that still reverberate through our society today. This memorial site was created to honor and remember the people who defined the decade.
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11/16/1946 - 6/22/2014

1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Teenie Hodges

Teenie Hodges, the diminutive guitarist and "Take Me to the River" songwriter who became a towering figure in the Memphis music scene, has died. He was 68. Longtime friend and Royal Studio owner Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell said Tuesday that Hodges died Sunday night from complications of emphysema at a Dallas hospital. Hodges fell ill during a trip to the South By Southwest music festival in March and had been hospitalized with pneumonia since. Hodges, rapper Drake's uncle, was the go-to...
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Maxine Powell Obituary (AP News)

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Lew Wood Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lew Wood, who marched with...

Roland Vories Obituary (NKY)

VORIES Roland T. Vories, 95 of Newport,...

Virginia Johnson Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Virginia Johnson, part of the...

Ray Manzarek Obituary (AP News)

Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock...

Conrad Bain Obituary (AP News)

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Ned Wertimer Obituary (AP News)

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Lawrence Guyot Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence Guyot, a civil rights...

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Arlen Specter Obituary (AP News)

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Gary Collins Obituary (AP News)

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Jim Sullivan Obituary (AP News)

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Andy Williams Obituary (AP News)

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Scott McKenzie Obituary (AP News)

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Vidal Sassoon Obituary (AP News)

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Jonathan Frid Obituary (AP News)

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Jim Marshall Obituary (AP News)

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