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When The Music Mattered: Rock In The 1960s

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Hardcover, 243 pages
Published January 1st 1984 by Henry Holt & Company
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Barbara
Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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In his introduction, one of Bruce Pollock's opening lines is: "Rather than meaning to encapsulate an era, the subjects chosen, as well as the suggested playlists, instead reflect a picture of my eclectic taste as I came of musical age in a time of sex, drugs, rock, and revolution, not necessarily in that order."

Mr. Pollock certainly gives his readers what he promises. There is a wonderfully eclectic mix of music and musicians in this fascinating book. Bruce Pollock is a magnificent writer (I hav
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Gwen
Sep 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was written in early to mid 80s and has several interviews with recording artists from the 60s that make it a very interesting read. Though some of the information is dated it is closer to the time period and memories seem to be more clear about what actually happened.

I enjoyed the lists of songs that fit the particular chapters and give a picture of what was going on and the popular tastes of the times. The writing was clearly understood and the stories were interesting.

Some of the i
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