Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. The Gossip singer was so moved by Ozzy Osbourne’s album ‘Crazy Train’ in the 1980, she wanted to join the Peace Corps and live a simple life helping others.It’s a time of rock and roll, drugs and freedom of expression.
a person, especially of the late 1960s, who rejected established institutions and values and sought spontaneity, direct personal relations expressing love, and expanded consciousness, often expressed externally in the wearing of casual, folksy clothing and of beads, headbands, used garments, etc.
She said: “My mum was a big rock fan and, growing up, in the south as I did there’s not too much to choose from.
I remember being excited by Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ and Patsy Cline.
Many rock movements,poets, artists, and writers from the 1960's to today have associated with this movement, most prominently The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and Phish. The movement, then and now, is considered a sub-culture by sociologists that associates itself with the left in all its political opinions.
The conservative right often berates and abuses the opinions of people who associate themselves with the hippie movement and/or lifestyle, as the consider it dangerous and degenerative to a society to favor liberalism to such an extent."When we heard about the hippies, the barely more than boys and girls who decided to try something different... We condemned them, our children, for seeking a different future.