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If you grew up in the 1960's in the Detroit or Ann Arbor area, as I did, you probably heard of John Sinclair. He was the organizer of some fascinating counter-cultural organizations and activities in Detroit, and then Ann Arbor. I first heard of him in 1968 when I went I attended a concert of the band he managed, the MC5. He was articulate and outspoken, persuasive and charismatic. He was physically huge, (well over six feet tall and stocky enough for the NFL) but was not the least bit athletic. ...more
just finished this. it's a scattered collection of white panther/rainbow people political propaganda, music worship, drug essays, etc., most of which were published in alternative newspapers in se michigan during the late '60s and early '70s. when he's not wildly hammering at the same concepts, sinclair comes off as a great conversationalist and man of the people who wants to see straight america fall apart by cutting off its supply to fresh consumers, at first as an aggressive reactionary and t ...more