King of the World wrote:Is there a book which attempts to identify when it all went wrong for the first psychedelic era?
Clearly post-1966. Clearly pre-Altamont.
I think pre-1968.
Did White rabbit precede Somebody to love?
After Bathing sounds Pure. Volunteers desperate.
RELIX: When did you start to see a scene taking shape?
MARTY: There was a scene there, it just wasn't formed. As soon as everyone started doing something there were all these people suddenly, like light people, rock people, managers, and suddenly they were a scene. I remember it was really pretty and beautiful for a year or two and then Time magazine came out and they were interviewing me. I told the guy, "It's great that you're publicizing this beautiful-feeling scene out here," and he looked me right in the eye and said, "Fastest way to kill it."
volunteers was abbie hoffman and cocaine
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it." — George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)