This was it! I had made it to my eighteenth birthday. I was legal and officially an adult. It was my high school graduation year, my first milestone, and I was finally leaving the nest.
I left for the US Air Force. I joined the military on the “Buddy Program.” What a joke, I saw my high school buddy ONCE; and that was in passing! After that I was stationed in Mississippi, where I had my own Biloxi Blues. While there, I did come across two people that I knew from my hometown.
Anyway, let me get to the music. To commemorate my independence, here are a few of my favorite “songs of freedom.” I hope you remember some great times while listening to the hits of that time.