Astral Weeks : : a Secret History of 1968
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Call Number: Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Musicians & Entertainers / Van Morrison, 782.421 Wa
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Prologue: in the beginning -- Against electricity -- God's underground newspaper -- The silver age of television -- Paul Revere is shamed: being a brief history of the Bosstown sound -- The white light underground -- Scenes from the real world -- I saw you coming from the cape -- A little more light into the darkness of man -- The noises that roar in the space between the worlds -- Something in the bricks -- We have all been astrals many times -- Epilogue: afterwards.
Documents the story of the creation of Van Morrison's "Astral Weeks" album against a backdrop of the political and cultural turmoil of 1968 Boston, examining how other artists raised awareness about key historical events and issues.
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New York : Penguin Press, 2018.
Year Published: 2018
Description: 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Morrison, Van, -- 1945-
Rock music -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century.