Top Five San Fransisco Bands Of The 1960′s

Carlos Santana and his band introduced a fresh Latin-based rock sound with an Afro-Cuban beat to the music scene in the late 1960′s. Santana was born on July 20, 1947 in Jalisco, Mexico, and has teamed up with acts like Lauryn Hill, Everlast, Jennifer Lopez, and Eric Clapton.
Greadful Dead was more recognized as a live performance band than a studio band in the 60′s. They crossed many genres including rock, blues, country, and psychedelic. The death of Jerry Garcia ended the band performing with its original name.
There were many anti-war songs in the 60′s. Country Joe Read the rest of this entry »

The Birth Of The San Fransisco Sound

The rock music scene coming out of the city by the bay in the mid 1960′s and early 1970′s changed the rock music landscape forever. Many of the worlds most controversial and famous rock musicians and groups, started their sounds and gained fateful followers in San Francisco. The musical lyrics generated by these writers and performers were said to be voicing sentiment of the area’s quest for peace, love, solidarity and brotherhood. Such artists as The Grateful Dead, led by Jerry Read the rest of this entry »

Union Square-America’s 3rd Largest Shopping Area

Union Square has been a staple on the West Coast for some time with a rich history of being dedicated after San Francisco’s first mayor John Geary , and the pro-Union rallies during the Civil War. In the 1900′s, this area got a huge upgrade becoming a very popular district.

Some of the main shops in Union Square include department stores such as Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, & Saks Fifth Avenue. For more exclusive brands, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Tiffany & Read the rest of this entry »

California Wine Country-The Beauty Of Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is truly a beautiful place, with extraordinary history attached to the region. There are a lot of tours visits can take of wineries, and experience wine tasting, but there is a lot more to the region. Depending on the time of year, one ventures into the area. Fall is simply breathtaking, with the fall foliage, along side thousand and thousands of rows of vineyards of grapes, just about ready to be harvested. Driving along Read the rest of this entry »