Sixties Rock: Garage, Psychedelic, and Other Satisfactions
Unlike their rock 'n' roll predecessors, many rock musicians of the mid-sixties came to consider themselves as artists, as self-conscious makers of a new sonic medium. Sixties Rock offers a provocative look at these artists and their innovations in two pivotal rock genres: garage rock and psychedelic music.
Delving into everything from harmony to hardware, Michael Hicks shows what makes this music tick and what made it unique in its time. Now available for the first time in paperback, this "angular portrait" of an essentially experimental music illuminates the art of rock in the 1960s.
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Why does Mick Jagger sing in baby talk and bad dialect? Michael Hicks thinks he knows why. He also explains where the buzzy, fuzzy, and trippy sounds of Sixties rock and roll come from and what they signify. Interesting. Some articles get into music theory. Read full review
On Page 121 The author seems to indicate the band name Children of the Mushroom eludes to psychedelic properties of mushrooms. Actually we were thinking about having been raised as kids in a nuclear age. To us mushroom meant mushroom cloud.
Dennis - Children of the Mushroom - 1967