Free love, flower power, sharp suits for men, lots and lots of drugs, not too many cares in the world, sexual revolutions (invention of the pill) etc etc.
Was their generation any better than ours? Were they musically superior? I don't think so - it all seems to go in cycles of 10-15 years in my opinion.
But in terms of eras, do you think you would've been happier in the 60s or 70s than you are now?