The '60s are stereotyped as the era of hippies and flower power, but that stuff didn't sprout until 1969. There were nine full years of non-hippie '60s, and the early years were dominated — musically speaking — by the girl group. The Shirelles and the Supremes reigned, um, supreme in those years, followed by the more soulful women of Motown such as Aretha Franklin and the primal rock & soul force of nature that is Tina Turner; then came Janis Joplin and the wave... More >>>