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Title:
Astral weeks : a secret history of 1968
Author:
Walsh, Ryan H., author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Press, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
ISBN:
9780735221345
Format :
Book