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A Perfect Haze: The Illustrated History of the Monterey International Pop Festival #2019

A Perfect Haze The Illustrated History of the Monterey International Pop Festival The first major rock music festival and the precursor to Woodstock the Monterey International Pop Festival was an unprecedented gathering of pop soul jazz and folk artists who took the stage one l

  • Title: A Perfect Haze: The Illustrated History of the Monterey International Pop Festival
  • Author: Harvey Kubernik Kenneth Kubernik Michelle Phillips Lou Adler
  • ISBN: 9781595800602
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Perfect Haze: The Illustrated History of the Monterey International Pop Festival By Harvey Kubernik Kenneth Kubernik Michelle Phillips Lou Adler, The first major rock music festival and the precursor to Woodstock, the Monterey International Pop Festival was an unprecedented gathering of pop, soul, jazz, and folk artists who took the stage one luminous weekend during the Summer of Love On the 16th, 17th, and 18th of June, 1967, the sleepy California coastal community of Monterey played host to the now legendary coThe first major rock music festival and the precursor to Woodstock, the Monterey International Pop Festival was an unprecedented gathering of pop, soul, jazz, and folk artists who took the stage one luminous weekend during the Summer of Love On the 16th, 17th, and 18th of June, 1967, the sleepy California coastal community of Monterey played host to the now legendary concert In its aftermath, the world of popular culture was transformed forever The 60s were now upon us with a soundtrack, a style, and a political and social sensibility all its own.A Perfect Haze is the official history of this glorious festival With the endorsement and support of producer Lou Adler and the Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation, the sights and sounds of the festival come to life in this extravagant compilation of photography, memorabilia, and first hand accounts by musicians, fans, crew members, and others who attended the concert To read its pages is to step back in time to the moment of rock s big bang, when Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Otis Redding, Ravi Shankar, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, and dozens set the stage on fire both metaphorically and, in one iconic instance, literally Dozens of musicians and others associated with the festival have been interviewed exclusively for the book, including Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Bob Weir, Ravi Shankar, D A Pennebaker, Andrew Loog Oldham, Steve Cropper, Booker T Jones, and Al Kooper, as well as members of Jefferson Airplane, the Association, Moby Grape, and Canned Heat.A Perfect Haze is packed with hundreds of photographs taken both in front of the stage and behind the scenes, including works by such notable artists as Henry Diltz, Elaine Mayes, and Nurit Wilde Festival programs, posters, advertisements, album covers, and other ephemera most of which has never been seen before are also included, provided by Lou Adler, the festival s nonprofit foundation, collectors, participants, and fans who attended the event.Even than Woodstock, the Monterey International Pop Festival was the epicenter of a youthquake whose aftershocks continue to reverberate throughout our 21st century culture A Perfect Haze evokes this magic event in all its kaleidoscopic glory.

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    1. A nice compendium of pics and interviews But a MAJOR drawback to this book is the constant spew of Old Journalism emanating from the authors The farther you go along in the text, the annoyed you re likely to get An example Revved on leapers, Townshend worked himself into a right frenzy as shards of his fractured self image reconstituted themselves into three minute cacophonies that drove their fans to delirious distraction If you can put up with 200 pages of that stuff, you re a far far better [...]

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