Summer of Love by Joel Selvin
The Inside Story of LSD, Rock & Roll, Free Love and High Times in the Wild

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A pop music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle delivers a portrait of the music culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s, featuring the psychedelic experiences of the times and the stars that played a major part in it.
 

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Published August 1, 1994 by Dutton Adult. 384 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Along with insider accounts of band feuds (such as the chilling tale of Joplin walking out on her first band on her way to an untimely and lonely death), Selvin presents a broad canvas and manages to both undermine and enhance prevailing myths about the psychedelic scene.

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Selvin ( Monterey Pop ) brings an astonishing amount of anecdotal detail to his history of the late 1960s and early '70s drug and musical scene of hippiedom's hippest city.

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