POSTSCRIPT

THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE MUSIC TO THE TIMES

While the Bravados' story is not confined to their years at Cornell (1962-1966), that tenure is the heart of the tale, the formative, the most exciting, the most adventurous of times and an archetype of the period.

 

The music of those hallowed days was recounted and celebrated - specifically related to the world events of those years - in a publication especially written for the Cornell class of 1966 thirtieth reunion.  It was entitled "Memories of the Ivy Room - The Music of Our Times".

 

Although perhaps of most meaning to Cornell attendees during those years, it will nonetheless offer nostalgic, enlightening recollections to anyone in college then, indeed, any person listening to popular music of that era.

 

And so, as an appropriate adjunct to the tale of the Bravados, the full original text of "Memories of the Ivy Room..." follows