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Author Walsh, Ryan H., author.

Title Astral weeks : a secret history of 1968 / Ryan H. Walsh.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2018.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Morrison,V WAL    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Morrison,V WAL    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Morrison,V WAL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    782.42166 WAL    Available
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Description 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-344), discography (pages 344-346), and index.
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.
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.
Subject Morrison, Van, 1945- Astral weeks.
Rock music -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780735221345

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