TIL that Nat King Cole’s 1946 hit song “Nature Boy” was written by eden ahbez, an original “hippie”, a real naturalist, long-haired back-to-the-earth raw-vegan, who wrote it while living in a cave near Palm Springs. It took Cole a while to locate “ahbez” who lived then out under the Hollywood sign

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_Boy#Background_and_development

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  1. True hippie. Most of the “hippies” I have met in my life have a desire to maintain all the hippie ascetics while maintaining first world comforts and standards.

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