Old Hippies Don’t Die They Just Fade Into Crazy Grandparents shirt is a charming shirt that you should have. The term trendy person was begat by Harry Gibson in 1944. By the 1940s, the terms hip, hep and hepcat were famous in Harlem jazz slang, albeit hep in the end came to mean a mediocre status to hip. In Greenwich Village in the mid 1960s, New York City, youthful counterculture advocates were named hips since they were considered “aware of everything” or “cool”, rather than being square.
In the April 27, 1961 issue of The Village Voice, “An open letter to JFK and Fidel Castro”, Norman Mailer uses the term flower children, in scrutinizing JFK’s conduct. In a 1961 paper, Kenneth Rexroth utilized both the terms trendy person and nonconformists to allude to youngsters taking an interest in dark American or Beatnik nightlife. As indicated by Malcolm X’s 1964 personal history, the word flower child in 1940s Harlem had been utilized to portray a particular kind of white man who “acted more Negro than Negroes”. Andrew Loog Oldham alludes to “all the Chicago radicals,” apparently in reference to dark blues/R&B performers, in his back sleeve notes to the 1965 LP The Rolling Stones, Now!