9780879309794

By the Time We Got to Woodstock : The Great Rock 'n' Roll Revolution Of 1969

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  • ISBN13:

    9780879309794

  • ISBN10:

    0879309792

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-01
  • Publisher: Backbeat Books
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Summary

By the Time We Got to Woodstock captures the frenzy of this insane, wonderful, and often frightening year in glorious, blistering fashion, placing the greatest rock 'n' roll ever made against a vivid landscape of Age of Aquarius optimism, druggy hedonism, and militant indignation.

Author Biography

Bruce Pollock (seen here circa 1973) has been a fullfledged player in the deviant subculture of rock 'n' roll. He has written 12 books on music, interviewed hundreds of musicians, produced nearly 100 record compliations, founded and edited exactly 100 issues of a top music magazine, and published an annual reference book on songs for 17 years. Pollock currently resides in Fairfield, CT.

Table of Contents

Author's Notep. ix
Intro. Good Times/Bad Timesp. xi
No Easy Way Down
Nixon's Comingp. 3
Goin' Up the Countryp. 21
The L.A. Tripp. 33
If You're Leaving San Franciscop. 55
East Is Eastp. 85
Don't Forget the Motor Cityp. 113
The Long and Winding Road to Altamontp. 133
Opiates for the People
Three Minutes of Heavenp. 151
The Joy of Seguesp. 189
Sky Churchp. 255
Outro. Hello/Goodbyep. 279
A Timeline of the Seasonp. 283
Bibliographyp. 299
Indexp. 305
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