There's A Riot Going On

There's A Riot Going On

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Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution, from the Black Panthers to the Gay Liberation Front, from the Yippies to the IRA. Rock and soul music supplied the revolutionary tide with anthems and iconic imagery; and renowned musicians such as John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Bob Dylan were particularly influential in the movement. This is the definitive account of this unique period in modern history; a compelling portrait of an era when revolutionaries turned into rock stars, and rock stars dressed up as revolutionaries.Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of a#39;60s Counter-Culture Peter Doggett ... revolutionary manual, Do It! 5 Folk-singer Tom Paxton composed a more intelligent and poignant account of events at Attica State, entitled a#39;The Hostagea#39; ... 7 Showing a remarkable lack of political acumen, the British pop paper Disc aamp; Music Echo referred to Jackson as a#39;a Negro convict who had committed suicidea#39;anbsp;...

Title:There's A Riot Going On
Author:Peter Doggett
Publisher:Canongate Books - 2007-10-04


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