Mike Opitz Song Writing and Theory Project

Featuring the Karma Refugees

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

Classic concert of American black blues players performing for white British audiences—early ‘60’s. Note the first song—Sonny Boy Williamson—and the graphic sexual content of the song.

American blues in Britain in the early 60’s.

The Beatles 1965 concert

Amplified sound, poetic elements of the songs, the social structure of a band, the symbolism of the equipment and the rock show, THE FAN, the British appreciation for black American rock (“Long Tall Sally”), pre-60’s, learning how to do a rock concert.

Rock Docs, Volume One – It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today Film.