Discussion in 'Hippies' started by TreePhiend, May 8, 2004.

  1. TreePhiend

    TreePhiend Member

    When did dreadlocks become popular with hippies? I think dreadlocks are the ultimate hippie hair style, but whenever I see pictures of '60's hippies they never have dreads... why?
  2. FugitiveKind

    FugitiveKind Member

    Jamaican influence hadn't begun yet. The late 60's wave was basically white, middle class, Beatle inspired. The late 50's wave was known as beat, also white, colleged class, Kerouac inspired. Jamaican influences arrived in the mid 70's
  3. Pobble

    Pobble Member

    dreads came in with bob marley and other jamacan singers. before that, hippies generally wore their hair long, sometimes in braids, ponytails etc.
  4. bertrose

    bertrose Member

    I definately dig dreads, man! i want them sooooo bad!!
  5. We_All_Shine_On

    We_All_Shine_On Senior Member

    got'em, love'em, wish everyone hed them
  6. Pobble

    Pobble Member

    not everybody would suit them- some people (me included) would look godawful with dreads
  7. Peace

    Peace In complete harmony.

    i think im going to get dreads once my hair is long enough
  8. TreePhiend

    TreePhiend Member

    I'm going to get dreads when I'm not a lazy bastard.
  9. my friend dreaded my hair a few weeks ago but she didnt do it right and they looked really bad so i took them out...i think im going to do them again...my hair got so thin from taking out the other ones though...i just found this little bald spot....so if i do them this time theres no turning back..and if i did take them out i would have like no hair left.lol..peace and love
  10. cotter builds

    cotter builds Member

    i dont really like dreads....i like having long hair much more.
  11. Bernie

    Bernie Member

    i think theyre filthy... everyone for their own
  12. deez nutz

    deez nutz Member

    i think they're fucking sexy
  13. arlia

    arlia Members

    hell yeah!

    guys with dredz...mmmmmm!
  14. They're only filthy if you let them be filthy.
  15. TreePhiend

    TreePhiend Member

    Girls with dreads... mmmmmmmmm
  16. lace_and_feet

    lace_and_feet Super Member

    I think i'll get them to enhance my hippiness and to go with my really cute new purse! :)
  17. eccofarmer

    eccofarmer Member


    It was the 70,s.The reggae scene had the most impact.
  18. Patchouli

    Patchouli Member

    My dad loved dreads, and even though he was a white boy;) , he had them back in the 60's, much to the dismay of his family. I had them in the 80's, and dyed each one a different color. I miss my dreads! But, my hair is knee length now, and I'm happy with it. Love men with dreads!
  19. serra

    serra tentacle girl

    but that's the wonderful thing about having dreads - you CAN be a lazy bastard! and you never have to really worry about them! ;)
  20. Yep you can be lazy that's why I got them.. Couldn't stand brushing my hair after I had it short for so long.. dreads are just perfect =) dose anyone have pics of their dreadies?

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