The Intersection of a Generation
Downey Street....(1960's & 1970's)
Colorful Names, Colorful Characters
Incense and Patchouli Oil
Downey Street 1960's
Walking the street With bustling life all around Feeling so very safe As Huey and Eldridge looked down Corner store man saying Got pay the bill before I give you more Chopped meat and french cut beans Or filet of sole Mama gonna give sugar When you haul in her bags Old man giving sugar candy Little kids like flies Summer dusk kool-aid And day rotten plum fights Blackened bent tea spoons Conga drum nights Pick the melon From the back of the truck Fresh baked pie In its own little tin Learn to talk With streeten tonation This street was our culture Our Nation….