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Seasons They Change: The story of acid and psychedelic folk

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Exploring the careers of the original wave of artists and their contemporary equivalents, Leech tells the story of acid and psychedelic folk recording artists from the 1960s to the present day.
Paperback, Sewn Binding, 368 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Jawbone Press (first published November 1st 2010)
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Monica
May 01, 2011 Monica rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Monica by: Niall
Shelves: music, history
This book may be the closest to my life but I have to read it first to be sure.

Feb 25- Well this, it turns out, is in large part NOT close to my life because so many European bands never got breaks in the US and there are only a few new acts with whom I'm familiar.

I am a huge fan of Incredible String Band ... & proud of it. They achieved what Jeanette Leech aptly calls "godhead" status in 1968, 69 -70. There are 13 albums in their catalogue, not all in print, and if anyone is interested, th
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David Manns
Folk music is a very broad church. From traditional purists like Ewan MacColl to folk-rock acts like Fairport Convention to folk-tronica and all shades in between, Folk Music has something for everyone. One of the most elusive strands to pin down is Acid or Psychedelic Folk. Yet that is what author Jeanette Leech attempts to do in Seasons They Change. That it is a noble failure is more to do with the nature of the music and the author's basic premise than any lack of research. Because this book ...more
Sean
Apr 30, 2013 Sean rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: music
A friend bought this for me as a gift and I'm quite thankful. I meant to buy it when it was first published, but it became one of those books on my list that I hadn't quite got round to buying.

Is it *the* definitive acid/psychedelic folk book? Who knows - if it isn't, it's pretty damn close, for my money. Leech had a daunting task - first to try and define psychedelic folk music, then to try and trace it's roots and various branches into the present day. She did an admirable job and this book ma
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Michael D
An extremely well-researched and highly readable study of psychedelic folk music. My highlighter pen has almost dried up because I have been picking out so many new, unheard albums to check out from within the text.
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