Presentation on theme: "1961 Magazine By: Trevor Danley. Cover Songs Top 10 Songs: 1. Tossin’ and Turnin’ 2. Big Bad John 3. Runaway 4. Wonderland by Night 5. Pony Time 6. Take."— Presentation transcript:
Songs Top 10 Songs: 1. Tossin’ and Turnin’ 2. Big Bad John 3. Runaway 4. Wonderland by Night 5. Pony Time 6. Take Good Care of my Baby 7. The Lions Sleeps Tonight 8. Blue Moon 9. Will You Love Me Tomorrow 10. Michael Author: -Bobby Lewis -Jimmy Dean -Del Shannon -Bert Kaempfert -Chubby Checker -Bobby Vee -Tokens -Marcels -Shirelles -Highwaymen I couldn't sleep at all last night Got to thinkin' of you Baby things weren't right Well I was tossin' and turnin' Turnin' and tossin' a-tossin' and turnin' all night I kicked the blankets on the floor Turned my pillow upside down I never never did before 'cause I was tossin' and turnin' Turnin' and tossin' a-tossin' and turnin' all night Jumped out of bed Turned on the light I pulled down the shade Went to the kitchen for a bite Rolled up the shade Turned off the light I jumped back into bed It was the middle of the night The clock downstairs was strikin' four Couldn't get you off my mind I heard the milkman at the door 'cause I was tossin' and turnin' Turnin' and tossin' a-tossin' and turnin' all night Jumped out of bed Turned on the light I pulled down the shade Went to the kitchen for a bite Rolled up the shade Turned off the light I jumped back into bed It was the middle of the night The clock downstairs was strikin' four Couldn't get you off my mind I heard the milkman at the door 'cause I was tossin' and turnin' Turnin' and tossin' a-tossin' and turnin' all, yay, yay, yay I was a-tossin' and turnin' [Fade] Turnin' and tossin' This song reflects the culture of 1961 because this year was all about love, drugs, and freedom. There wasn’t any wars happening during this period and with John F. Kennedy taking office, everyone was having a good time. The whole point of this song was showing his love and passion for this girl and he couldn’t sleep so he was Tossin’ and Turnin’.
Book Franny and Zooey by: J.D. Salinger Franny and Zooey is composed of two sections, which were originally published in the New Yorker magazine as two separate short stories. The first story or section, "Franny," was published in the New Yorker in January 1955. In "Franny," Franny Glass meets her boyfriend Lane Coutell for a football weekend at his college. They do not get to join many of the festivities, though, because during their first lunch together, Franny begins to have a breakdown. She tells Lane that she is sick of the phoniness at school and of the egotism of the faculty. She has quit the play she was in because she is embarrassed about what she feels to be acting fake. As she gets worked up, she reveals that she has become interested in the "Jesus prayer," a continuous prayer meant to cleanse one's spirit. Lane mostly brushes off Franny's concerns until she faints on the way to the bathroom. As he is helping to revive her, she begins to speak the prayer. J.D. Salinger J.D. Salinger was born on January 1, 1919 in New York City, New York. J.D. Salinger was a literary giant despite his slim body and his hardworking lifestyle. J.D. Salinger was a writer and author. Towards the beginning of his writing career, he had t o postpone his career and went to fight in the war (WWII) from 1942-1944. After the war, he quickly returned to his career as an author. His first book back was called The Catcher in the Rye was a big hit. To this day J.D. Salinger is still a great author and person.
Sports Figure 1961: The year a record was broken, hearts were broken, and a man’s life was changed forever. Roger Maris will forever be known as the man that took Babe Ruth's record. The man that changed the record books. Maris was hated, booed, cussed, and generally abused by the press and fans for his chase of the most well-known mark in all of baseball: Babe Ruth's sixty single season home runs. Maris began the year as just another hard-hitting Yankee. If anyone, his battery mate, and media darling, Mickey Mantle was scheduled to be the one to take over the spot on the all time homer list. "Mick" was loved by the fans and the press, Maris was not. In fact, whenever Maris hit one of his home runs, he was quickly reminded that it was only because Mantle was behind him that he even saw a good pitch to hit. In fact, Maris spent his entire record setting year cast as the villain in a media- soap opera, while his good friend, Mantle, was seen as the good guy whose own teammate was trying to steal his thunder. Maris suffered greatly during the season. He actually lost his hair and had his and his families lives threatened. The most heartbreaking part of his 1961 saga came after his record breaking long ball. Commissioner Ford Frick decided that Maris' record would not stand against Ruth's because it was not done during the same number of games. The record was followed by the most famous asterisk in history. Maris could not take the pride he deserved in his great achievement. Speaking in 1980 he said: "They acted as though I was doing something wrong, poisoning the record books or something. Do you know what I have to show for sixty-one home runs? Nothing. Exactly nothing." What should have been one of baseball’s greatest achievements became one of its saddest stories.
Resources -- This is from the Songs Page http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/bobby_lewis/tossin_and_turnin.html http://oldfortyfives.com/1961.htm -- This is from the Books Page http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/franny/summary.html http://thenovelworld.com/2011/10/17/franny-and-zooey-jd-salinger-review/ http://www.biography.com/people/jd-salinger-9470070 -- Sports Figure http://www.baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats12b.shtml