No major interstates run in or near Logansport and the city is surround by farmland and some low rolling hills.See more » This is one of my all-time favorites except for the last couple of seasons.I also remember hearing Indian music for the very first time inside that store.Mostly, though, the music they played inside Swinger’s was loud rock.In this case, they brought in a little boy with a pretty contrived plot line to be the new "son".
Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together. The result is a bubbling mixture of small chuckles and big laughs that just won't quit.I can definitely remember hearing Sabbath’s Side One album track, the one that kicks off with a tape loop of guitarist Tommy Iommi coughing while smoking a joint with bandmate Ozzy — and hearing it inside the store opened my eyes to vibrancy of early 70s stoner rock heaviosity, music that I soon realized I was actually missing out on because I was just a little kid back then and had mostly been listening to the local KEZY AM station on my tiny transistor radio, which I carried around with me everywhere.Ah, the first time you hear Black Sabbath — it’s something you never forget, isn’t it?I remember they had a turntable behind the counter at Swinger’s, and they usually played complete sides of albums, most of the time, and I’d often stay long enough to hear several albums worth of tunes before I rode my bike back home.
In the back of the store, there was a little alcove where they displayed blacklight posters, behind a heavy curtain as I recall.
By the end of the sixties, and I’m guessing here, the vibe I’ve been describing was already beginning to change (guessing because I didn’t start going to the store until I was eleven or twelve, in ’71/’72), and I may have been blissfully unaware of the intense scrutiny the owners of these head shops were facing behind the scenes, or behind closed doors.