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I did warn you.

Apparently Mojo has gone Sgt Pepper bonkers this month, and rather less probably, I opened my weekly copy of the Cricket Paper this morning to find

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(The article is OK – the headline a fair load of bollocks)

Meanwhile thanks to Sean Cullen for these two links. The second one anticipates the new Pink Floyd exhibition at the V&A while the first is yet another article by a journalist/ cultural commentator telling YOU that even if you think you experienced any aspects of the Summer of Love/Psychedelic ‘Revolution’ you’re wrong. Unless you lived in Chelsea in the late 60s, you’re life was generally dull and you’re pop favourite was Englebert – OK?

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/sex-drugs-rock-n-roll-b52s-vietnam-homosexuality-hippies-hyde-park-strawberry-fields-beatles-haight-a7708521.html

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2017/may/05/pink-floyd-prog-rock-in-pictures

 

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Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

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