9781454920526

1967 A Complete Rock Music History of the Summer of Love

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  • ISBN13:

    9781454920526

  • ISBN10:

    1454920521

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-04-18
  • Publisher: Sterling
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Summary

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love” and the revolutionary music of 1967.
During late spring 1967, tens of thousands of young people began streaming into San Francisco, kicking off a counterculture revolution and cultural explosion that was the Summer of Love. Now, on the 50th anniversary of that revolutionary event, acclaimed journalist and pop culture historian Harvey Kubernik takes us on an insider’s look at the happenings in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond—in the months leading up to, during, and after that seminal summer—through the lens of rock music. This lush volume features a trove of little-known and previously unpublished interviews with scenemakers and musicians of the time and the people who knew them; psychedelic festival posters, concert flyers, and other 1960s ephemera; and stunning images from acclaimed photographers of the era.
 

Author Biography

Harvey Kubernik, a lifelong resident of the Laurel Canyon area, is a veteran music journalist whose work has been published nationally in Melody Maker, the Los Angeles Free Press, Crawdaddy, Musician, Goldmine, MIX, the Los Angeles Times, and MOJO, among others. He has been a record producer since 1979 and was a former West Coast director of A&R for MCA Records. Kubernik is the author of several books, including Canyon of Dreams (Sterling), and Neil Young: Heart of Gold and Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows (both Hal Leonard). He lives in Los Angeles.

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