Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Civics Lessons: Love It Or Leave It

Ernest Tubb: It's America (Love It Or Leave It)


It had to be very disconcerting for members of the greatest generation—who survived the depression and risked their lives fighting on two fronts in World War II—to see the upheaval of the 1960's.

I'm not saying that the 1960's social unrest was wrong. Only pointing out how unsettling it must have been to the older folks who came of age in such a different time (one generation earlier).

Music can help us see things from other people's perspectives. This one comes from the great Ernest Tubb, a proud member of the WWII generation who had trouble making sense out of the hippies.

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