This was Thursday: 1961

Tensions at home and abroad seemed to be the order of the year as the Cold War continued throughout 1961 – turmoil in Africa, South Korea and the Middle East left no doubt that a new world order was in its infancy.  While Freedom Riders rode the bus to racial awareness in the US and the European Social Charter forged a guarantee of positive civil and political rights,  Etta James crossed the barrier to bring lovers together in one fluid slow dance.

For more on 1961 visit:

Etta James
Etta James – sound bytes
Cyndi Lauper’s At Last
1961
1961 JukeBox

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