1960s stories, books, poems, and more

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Reads: 352

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"To survive in the music business, you gotta be smart. You gotta know how to play the game, and master it because if you don't, it will consume you. It will destroy you forever." This is the true story of KM Records from 1964 to 1965. Told… Read More
To everyone, she had it all: the talent, the looks, the star power, but her perfection was all a facade. This is the tragic story of Caroline Rogers, the true star of the 1960's hit group, the Sunshines. Spin-off of Behind the Music. Rated Mature… Read More

Book / Horror

December 15, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

1968, Leavenworth, Washington. A boy murders his entire family. He escapes the crime scene and makes his way to a small summer camp just outside of town. He terrorizes 4 boys. Will they leave alive, or in pieces? Read More

Short Story / Other

December 08, 2017

Reads: 17

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When Liam is booked to replace the injured bass player of the 1960s band The Ferrymen he has no idea how memorable a performance it will be. Read More

Tags: music, 1960s

Short Story / Thrillers

November 04, 2017

Reads: 42

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This story is set in the 1960s, and follows a young woman on her journey on a stormy night. What could possibly go wrong?... Read More
This is an epistolary memoire about a love affair fifty years ago starting in 1967. My first love was perfect in every way and I had lost my young fourteen year old heart to her. "Ink and paper like old photographs fade with time but the stirrings of the heart… Read More
A poem in tribute to the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More

Reads: 470

Comments: 11

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

All my life there has been book in the family library that is forbidden. It is known simply as The Black Book. What is the secret that it holds? Read More

Reads: 2591

Comments: 14

Shelves: 7

The Booksie Classic House

When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in the Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. [NOTE: Cover relief sculpture "Together" and photo by relief-sculpture artist Kimiko Aso,… Read More

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"This is without a doubt the funniest story I've read in a decade. The entire Japanese female persona is laid bare here. Every bit true. Your sto..." Read More

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