The Cowsills In Books

Battle Notes: Music of the Vietnam War
by Lee Andresen
Savage Press May 30, 2003


on Page 72:
. . . Even as the popularity of this musical fad began to fade, Goodman continued to crank out "break-ins" that fit the changing times. Vietnam was hardly a joking matter, but Goodman's parody "On Campus" was still engaging and funny. The spectacle of Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago, who is referred to as "Mr. Happiness," extolling the virtues of longhaired students' "long beautiful hair" (as sung by the Cowsills in "Hair") is delightfully absurb. . . .

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