Kaleidoscope Eyes: Psychedelic Rock from the '60s to the '90s

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Carol Publishing Group, 1996 - Music - 275 pages
Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream

Much more than just a survey of "acid rock" or the Haight-Ashbury scene, this book explores the fascinating evolution of "head music" from the days of Ken Kesey's acid tests to psychedelic hip-hop, from acid house music to rave culture, and beyond. "Kaleidoscope Eyes" is indispensable for younger readers eager to learn their psychedelic lore as well as forty-something ( or even fifty-something) fans willing to explore the psychedelia of contemporary bands like Flaming Lips, My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, and many more

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The Origins and Hallmarks
Why Dont We Sing This Song All Together?
Psychedelic Punk

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Jim DeRogatis is the pop music critic at the Chicago Sun-Times, co-host of Sound Opinions, and the author of several books about music and culture, including Velvet Underground (Voyageur Press) and Let It Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs.

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