Posts Tagged ‘60s’

jetplaneThere’s a great new site that allows you to clip any YouTube video and embed it, although WordPress doesn’t recognize it yet.  I thought I’d use this great new tool by TubeChop to make a comment on one of this site’s top pick videos sections. Peter Paul & Mary’s Leavin on a Jet Plane is a dramatic sensitive song from the 60’s. In the middle of the song, the middle mind you, a corporation breaks in to disturb the listener’s enjoyment to promote a hotel. Link to short clip.  It was so tasteless and insensitive to the audience and performers, even back then.  commercialism was taking over. Depending on what mood you may be in, it could come across as funny or sad. The first time I saw it I was horrified.

John Denver’s appearance in this song he wrote was a nice surprise. He has a very sweet voice. For those unware, John Denver died in a plane crash in 1997.


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