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Music Writing Challenge

1969 My Pivotal Year

Marriage and nine songs that inspired me that year

Image of US Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, posing for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on the lunar surface.
Buzz Aldrin on the Moon 1969. Image Public Domain — NASA on The Commons @ Flickr Commons — via Wikimedia

When Paul Combs set a writing challenge asking what are your favourite songs from the most pivotal year of your life, I immediately thought of 1969.

I remember the look on both our parents’ faces, that year, when we told them we were going to get married.

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British, retired, loves reptiles & amphibians, keen on history, steam locomotives, travel, real ale and still trying to master that Fender Stratocaster.

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