the year 1969. Today you will hear
magic carpet ride back to a unique period in
American history, a time of idealism and naive
optimism at the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.
Smile, brother, it’s a beautiful day.
love and flower power like the Woodstock inspired
"Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)" performed by
New York folk singer/songwriter Melanie Anne
Safka-Schekeryk who wisely abbreviated that
her stage name.
candles during Melanie's song set at the 1969 rock
festival. With those images still fresh in her mind
Melanie wrote and recorded "Lay Down" the
following year and it became a top 10 hit.
Accompanying Melanie on the record are the
Edwin Hawkins Singers who had a top 5
hit of their own with "Oh Happy Day."
for one of my favorite ladies, English actress Lysette Anthony in the role of Bryan's girlfriend. The pulchritudinous pretty with the dreamy eyes was a familiar face in Bryan Adams videos. Lysette portrayed the quintessential it girl in "Heaven," "Somebody," "Run to You" and "'69."