Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Possibly The Best Book Ever Written............

"Days In The Life: Voices From The English Underground 1961-1971" by Jonathan Green

Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Pimlico; New Ed edition (2 April 1998)
Language English
ISBN-10: 0712666656
ISBN-13: 978-0712666657

I rarely spend time here babbling anything but music or records or CD's.  But this here my friends is a book that you need.  If you're reading this blog chances are you're at least remotely interested in all things 60's and if you're a 60's Anglophile like myself then this is the book for you.

Where else on the planet can you find a book that deals with Satan worshipping, hippies, Peter Rachman, Carnaby Street, beat poets, mods, L.S.D., trepanning, Michael X, Oz magazine, Hell's Angels, "Performance", The Marquee club, bent policeman, The Process, pornography, the U.F.O. club, pop art, The Action, C.N.D., the Two I's, Club 59, skinheads, The Deviants etc ?!  Here at my friends:

Best of all it's all told in the words of those who lived it, not some sketchy student thesis interpretation of what once.  In fact I think I'm due for a brand new copy to replace my dog eared, used one!


Monkey said...

Is a great book - it certainly portrayed Mods in a different light to the one they're usually shown in.

Karate Boogaloo said...

God, I've been meaning to read this for AGES. I've just never went ahead and bought the damn thing. Thanks for reminding me.