INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS – Strawberry Alarm Clock
#1 – November 25, 1967
- Protests against the war in Viet Nam becoming more intense
- In 1967 and 1968 several "be-ins" were held in Central Park to protest against various issues such as US involvement in the Vietnam War and racism.
- The 6-Day War raged in the Middle East
- The first heart transplant is performed.
- 3 of our astronauts die in the Apollo 1 fire.
- Thurgood Marshal becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
- China explodes its first Hydrogen bomb.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
- MOVIES: “The Graduate” “Bonnie & Clyde” and “Cool Hand Luke”
- Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title for refusing military service.
- Movies were sold on videotape for the first time.
- The Beatles would release the album that even now is considered a masterwork: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
- Originally named Thee Sixpence The group took its name as an homage to the Beatles' psychedelic hit "Strawberry Fields Forever
- While touring the South in 1970 and 1971, Lynyrd Skynyrd was opening for them.
- Ed King (Lead Guitar, Vocals) was invited to join Lynyrd Skynyrd in November 1972.
- Among the Strawberry Alarm Clock's television appearances were American Bandstand, The Steve Allen Show, and the first episode of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
- Strawberry Alarm Clock with “Incense & Peppermints”. Your #1@1 from November 1967, on 100.7 KSLX