The 1960’s were a turning point in the history of the United States of America – and the world. Post World War Two, pre-Vietnam, in the throes of the Cold War, the world was unified in strife. And out of that strife came the best music of the 20th century. The momentous musical achievements of the 60s still live on in infamy. Counter culture was becoming the mainstream, and everyone was ready for a chance. These songs ushered in the very change everyone was waiting for, and for that they are commendable. Get ready for some serious flashbacks.