Sunday, May 5, 2019

Thirteen books that every hippie owned

Jeff Tamarkin is the author of Got a Revolution! The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane. He is also the co-author of Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc., with Howard Kaylan. At Best Classic Bands he tagged thirteen books that every hippie owned, including:
Soul on Ice

Eldridge Cleaver was a resident of Folsom State Prison in 1965 when he began writing what became his memoir. Published three years later, it was widely viewed as one of the most honest contemporary depictions of the African-American experience in America, with all of its attendant racism and oppression. Cleaver wrote in raw terms of black liberation, the role of gender in black life, as well as topics such as war, celebrity, crime and much more.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue