How Weather Influenced the Music of the ’60s and Beyond


The 1960s has gone down as one of the most pivotal and revolutionizing decades as far as pop and rock music are concerned. From The Rolling Stones and The Beatles to Bob Dylan and The Supremes, the music landscape was impacted by a diverse array of talent and styles during the period.

It was also a time when music was heavily influenced by the weather, according to a recent study conducted by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. In that research, the findings show that aspects of the weather was a big influence on many song titles put out by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, and many others.


With approximately 16 percent of songs released by The Beatles having some reference to the weather, the connection between weather and music during the 1960s was highly relevant. Take the song “Here Comes the Sun” for instance; it was…

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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