The 1960s are a turbulent decade for America. There are race riots, anti-war protests, hippies, Woodstock. It is also a turbulent decade for baseball, as one by one its "sacred" institutions fall.
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I guess you really have to understand who that person, who that Curt Flood was. I'm a child of the '60s, a man of the '60s. During that period of time, this country was coming apart at the seams. We were in Southeast Asia. Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution. In the South, we were marching for civil rights and Dr. King had been assassinated and we lost the Kennedys, and to think that merely because I was a professional baseball player I could ignore what was going on ...
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Slim Jenkins' Joint
Written by Al Jackson Jr.
, Booker T. Jones
, Donald Dunn
(as Donald V. Dunn) and Steve Cropper
Published by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
Performed by Booker T. & the M.G.s
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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