- in 1970 - The "Easy Rider" soundtrack LP went gold. The film, inspired vaguely by Jack Kerouac's "On the Road", starred Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. Music from a host of rock groups including "Steppenwolf", "the Band", "the Byrds" and "Roger McGuinn".
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Did you know?
The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" does not stand for "LSD", the title actually comes from John Lennon's son Julian, who left his mark on more than one Beatles song. His drawing of a nursery school classmate Lucy O'Donnell caught his father's eye and when asked what it was called Julian replied, "Lucy in the sky with diamonds".