Everything Old Is New Again


In comparing the sixties and the nineties, my first thought was how much popular culture has changed since then and how different society is today. The strange thing is, the more I tried to differentiate between them, the more similarities I found. Both the sixties and the nineties were about youth, creativity, free-thinking, and expression. With the nineties coming to a close and the popularity of anything “retro," I decided to compare the fashions, people, music, and issues that defined pop culture in the 1960’s and its influence on pop culture in the 1990’s.
In the 1960’s, society was changing by the minute and fashion was “anything goes”. In the early sixties, Jackie Kennedy ...

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in television, film and movies became the new socially elite and their influence had a profound impact on fashion, attitudes, and social values. In the nineties, supermodels and sports figures have joined this group. The fascination the public has with celebrities is perhaps more prominent now than it was in the sixties and their influence is found in all aspects of pop culture in the nineties.
As fashion in the 60’s influenced fashion in the 90’s, the spirit of music in the 60’s is present in the music of the 90’s. Many of the artists popular in the sixties are still major forces in music today. There is no one genre of music that can define either decade. After the appearance of the Beatles and the British invasion in the early sixties, music changed and everything before it was all but swept away. There was surf music from the Beach Boys; folk music from Bob Dylan; R&B influenced music from Motown and the Rolling Stones; and psychedelic music from Jefferson Airplane and the ...

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Added: 8/8/2007 07:08:20 PM
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