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The distance among the Notes examines a sequence of relationships crucial to sixties counter-culture: psychedelic coding and rock tune, the Rolling Stones and Charles Manson, the Beatles and the `Summers of love', Jimi Hendrix and hallucinogenics, crimson Floyd and area rock. Sheila Whiteley combines musicology and socio-cultural research to light up this terrain, illustrating her argument with key recordings of the time: Cream's She Walks Like a Bearded Rainbow, Hendrix's hello Joe, crimson Floyd's Set the Controls For the warmth of the solar, The Move's i will be able to listen the Grass develop, between others.The appropriation of innovative rock by way of younger city dance bands within the Nineties make this research of sixties and seventies counter-culture a well timed intervention. it's going to tell scholars of well known tune and tradition, and touch off reputation and curiosity from those who lived throughout the interval in addition to a brand new new release that draw thought from its iconography and sensibilities this present day.

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20 in April 1967 and then dropped out again. See Emily Play was equally shortlived. These songs were to be Floyd’s only singles. Essentially their musical style was difficult to contract into a three-minute record and while Piper at the Gates of Dawn includes songs (Matilda Mother, The Gnome, The Scarecrow) these are less condensed in form. Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the Floyd’s first album, was cut early in 1967 at EMI Studios, as the Beatles were recording Sgt. Pepper next door. Syd Barrett wrote all but one of the tracks and thematically they appear to represent the particular interests of the Floyd’s underground following in their focus on science fiction, astrology, the Tarot, Tolkien, mythologies and alternative explanations.

Instead of E/ Eb/G/A, the first sixteen bars are based on D minor/F major. 45 Astronomy Dominé quickly became an established part of Pink Floyd’s performing repertoire as well featuring on the live recording for their double album Ummagumma (1969). Even so, the recordings on Piper at the Gatesof Dawn and Ummagumma separate the music from the visual context of the moving slides and flashing lights which accompanied live performances of Astronomy Dominé at the time. THE SPACE BETWEEN THE NOTES 31 After a whole night of frolicking and festivities and acid came the celebration of the dawn… Syd’s eyes blazed as his notes soared up into the strengthening light…then came the rebirth of energy… As Roger Waters commented: ‘lt’s not difficult to convert the audience to this presentation.

Allen Ginsberg, who had been one of the promoters of the Albert Hall poetry reading in January 1967, had launched the world’s first Human Be-In in HaightAshbury. Many of those present were graduates from Ken Kesey’s notorious acid tests. D. was declared illegal in October 1966, by which time it was estimated that ten thousand— the same number as the park celebrants—had ingested the drug in sugar lumps, punch, coffee or cookies. 47 In England a similar environment was that of John Hopkins’ UFO Club.

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