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Hippies From A to Z
by Skip Stone, webmaster of Hippy.com.
Skip's book highlights the people and events of the Hippy Movement. A great resource for hippies and students.

Copyright 1999, Skip Stone.

Hippies From A to Z

The Old Hippies

Hippies from A to Z
by Skip Stone

The Old Hippies

Old hippies don’t die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again.

Joseph Gallivan

Whatever happened to all the old hippies? The millions… Continue reading

The Young Hippies

Hippies from A to Z

by Skip Stone

The Young Hippies

There’s a whole generation with a new explanation.

John Phillips/Scott McKenzie (San Francisco)

I was very surprised to find when I started Hippyland that I wasn’t
just attracting old… Continue reading

Landmark Hippy Events

Hippies from A to Z

by Skip Stone

Landmark Hippy Events

Part II

This chapter reviews some of the major events of the hippie movement.
These events defined the nature, objectives and results of our counter-cultural
assault on the establishment.… Continue reading

Hippy Activism


What really distinguishes this generation. . . is its determination
to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts.


Hannah Arendt (1972)

The popular stereotype of hippies describes them as lazy,… Continue reading

Hippies & Drugs

But I would not feel so all alone, everybody must get stoned.

Bob Dylan (Rainy Day Women nos. 12 & 35)

In the 1960s the hippies, en masse, undertook the largest uncontrolled
experiment with drug use in the history of… Continue reading

Sex, Love and Hippies


Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth, but it’s usually
too battered with rules to be heard. We cripple ourselves with lies. Most
people have no idea of what they’re missing, our society places a… Continue reading
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