The copyright in all music selections on this program remains the exclusive property of the copyright holders.
The 13th Floor Elevators - "YOU'RE GONNA MISS ME"
- "You're Gonna Miss Me" was included in a live recording that was
issued in 1968, titled "Live: I've Seen Your Face Before" (publisher
unknown). The song is currently available on "The Psychedelic World of
the 13th Floor Elevators" published in 2005 on the Collectibles label.
Snapper Music published a three audio CD boxed set in 2005 containing
the complete works of the 13th Floor Elevators, including a live
version of "You're Gonna Miss Me." [Stop 309]
The Beatles - "ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE"
- "All You Need is Love" was recorded in 1967, and published as a
single. It was included on the album "Magical Mystery Tour" issued in
1967 by Apple Records, and reissued in 2001 on audio CD from Capitol
Records. A live television broadcast recording of the song from 1967 is
included on "The Beatles Anthology" DVD set released in 2003 by Capitol
Records. [Stop 316]
The Beatles - "LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS"
- "St. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was published in 1967 by
Capitol Records. A deluxe audio CD edition was issued by Capitol in
2002, along with audio cassette, and LP record formats. [Stop 336]
The Beatles - "REVOLUTION No. 9"
- "The Beatles" (The White Album) was released in 1968 by Apple
Records. The album was re-released in 1990 on audio cassette, audio CD,
and LP record formats by Capitol Records. There have been several
subsequent compilations. [Stop 334]
Big Brother & The Holding Company: "PIECE OF MY HEART"
- "Cheap Thrills" was released by Columbia Records in 1968. The album
was remastered and reissued on audio CD in 1999 by Sony Music. Two
extra tracks are present on the CD that were not in the original
recording. [Stop 301]
- Aubrey Beardsley exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ushers in resurgence of Art Nouveau in graphic art.
Boyle and Joan Hills's first performance of Son et Lumière for Earth,
Air, Fire, and Water at the Bluecoats Art Centre in Liverpool, England
- Ravi Shankar invites George Harrison to India for sitar lessons and tutoring in Eastern music and philosophy.
- The Psychedelic Shop—the first of its kind—opens in San Francisco
- The first of several Spontaneous Underground events is held at London's Marquee Club.
- Anti-Vietnam War protests, parades, and rallies take place in American cities.
- Time magazine's "London: The Swinging City" issue
- Sandoz Pharmaceuticals withdraws LSD after widespread "misuse."
- First appearance of Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable with the Velvet Underground in New York
Timothy Leary, founder of the League of Spiritual Discovery, proclaims acid
to be the sacrament of his new religion.
- First issue of the San Francisco Oracle is published.
mescaline, and psilocybin made illegal in the United States First
issues of the underground paper IT (International Times) launched in
London with an "all-night rave" at London's Roundhouse featuring Pink
Floyd and Soft Machine, among others.
- The Trips Festival is held at Longshoremen's Hall in San Francisco. The
Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding Company perform.
- Black Panther Party for Self Defense is founded by Bobby Searle and Huey P. Newton in Oakland, California.
John "Hoppy" Hopkins starts UFO at the Blarney Club in London. Jimi Hendrix,
Pink Floyd, and Soft Machine are regular performers.
Eric Burdon - "SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS"
- Eric Burdon and the Animals recorded the song in 1967. The song was
included in the soundtrack to the motion picture "Easy Rider" which was
published in 1969, and reissued on audio CD by MCA records. The song is
also available in a compilation, "The Best Of Eric Burdon & The
Animals, 1966-1968," issued in 1991 on audio CD and audio cassette by
Polydor / UMGD. [Stop 312]
Butterfield Blues Band - "EAST - WEST"
- "East - West" was released by Electra Records in 1966. The album was
reissued on audio CD in 1990 by Electra / Wea. A remastered and
enhanced 2 CD set with extra tracks and content was issued in 2001 by
Wea / Electra in Europe. [Stop 302]
The Byrds - "SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK 'N' ROLL STAR" -
The single was included on the album "Younger than Yesterday" released
in 1967 by Columbia Records. The original recording was remastered and
reissued on audio CD and audio cassette formats in 1996 by Sony Music.
The Charlatans - "BABY WON'T YOU TELL ME"
- The band recorded "Baby Won't You Tell Me" in a recording session
called "The Autumn Demos" with Coast Recorders in San Francisco in
1965. The early recording sessions from 1965 to 1968 were issued as a
compilation titled "The Amazing Charlatans" in 1996 on the Big Beat UK
label. The audio CD was reissued in 2004. [Stop 313]
Chicago - "SOMEDAY"
- "Someday" was recorded in 1968, and issued on the band's first album
"Chicago Transit Authority" published in 1969 in double LP format by
Columbia Records. A remastered and reissued recording on audio CD was
published in 2002 on the Rhino / Wea label. [Stop 314]
Country Joe & The Fish - "ACID COMMERCIAL"
- "I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die" is the second album published by
Country Joe & The Fish, issued in 1967. Vanguard Records reissued
and remastered the album in 1990 on audio cassette and audio CD
formats. [Stop 329]
Country Joe & The Fish - "BASS STRINGS"
- The "Bass Strings" track was part of a three song EP that was
published in 1966 titled "Country Joe and the Fish." The first three
EP's were compiled under "The First Three EP's" and released as a vinyl
record and audio cassette in 1987 by Sequel Records. An audio CD was
issued in 1994. [Stop 311]
Cream - "CROSSROADS"
- "Wheels of Fire" was published in 1968 by Polydor / UMGD. A two disc
audio CD remastered - reissued set by the same publisher was released
in 1998. [Stop 337]
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young -
"OHIO" - Atlantic Records published "4 Way Street" in 1971. A
remastered and reissued version was published on audio CD format with
bonus tracks in 1992. [Stop 331]
The Doors - "BREAK ON THROUGH"
- "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" was included on the album "The
Doors." The recording was released by Electra Records in 1967. The
album was remastered and reissued by Rhine / Wea in 2007 on audio CD
format. [Stop 304]
Bob Dylan - "MR. TAMOURINE MAN"
- The song was released on the album, "Bringing It All Back Home"
released on Columbia Records in 1965. The album was remastered and
reissued by Sony Music in 2003 on audio CD format. [Stop 342]
Fleur des Lys - "CIRCLES"
- The original recording, "Fleur des Lys" was published in 1966. The
album is currently out of print, and available only as a collector's
item. [Stop 341]
The Fugs - "KILL FOR PEACE"
- The Fugs' second album was originally released in 1966. It was
originally titled, "The Fugs." Fantasy Records re-released the album in
1996 on audio CD format. Fantasy changed the name to "The Fugs Second
Album." [Stop 325]
Allen Ginsberg - "TONIGHT LET'S ALL MAKE LOVE IN LONDON"
- Rhino Records produced a four audio CD boxed set of Ginsberg's vocal
recitations, titled "Allen Ginsberg, Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems And
Songs 1949-1993." [Stop 339]
Grateful Dead - "I KNOW YOU RIDER"
- The original recording has not been reissued on audio CD, but it is
available on the internet through streaming audio. [Stop 305]
Great Society - "SOMEBODY TO LOVE"
- The band released only one single in 1966, "Somebody to Love." It was
published by Autumn Records. An audio CD compilation of Great Society's
work was issued in 1996 by Sundazed Music, Inc. [Stop 306]
Hapshash and the Coloured Coat - "H-O-P-P WHY"
- The original recording was released in 1967. An import version of the
audio CD is available from Repertoire that was published in 1999. [Stop
Jimi Hendrix - "ARE YOU EXPERIENCED (live)" -
"The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Live at Winterland" was published in
1987 by Rykodisc. It was released on audio CD format in 1990. [Stop 344]
Jimi Hendrix - "FOXY LADY" -
The Jimi Hendrix Experience published "Are You Experienced" in 1967.
The album has been remastered and reissued on audio cassette and audio
CD formats in 1997 by the Experience Hendrix label. The "Jimi Hendrix
Live at Woodstock" audio CD boxed set published in 1999 by Experience
Hendrix features a live version of the song. [Stop 327]
Iron Butterfly - "IN A GADDA DA VIDA"
- The album of the same name was published by Elektra / Wea in 1968.
The publisher reissued the recording in 1990 on audio cassette and
audio CD formats. A remastered version of the original recording was
published in 1995. This edition contains short, long, and live versions
of the song. [Stop 330]
Jefferson Airplane - "WHITE RABBIT"
- The song was released on the album "Surrealistic Pillow" issued in
1967 on the RCA Label. The album was remastered and reissued in 2003 by
RCA on audio CD format. A live version of "White Rabbit" was recorded
during the Woodstock concert, and is available in a 4 audio CD boxed
set, "Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Love" released by Atlantic/Wea
in 1994. [Stop 318]
Jefferson Airplane - "WON'T YOU TRY SATURDAY AFTERNOON" -
"Won't You Try Saturday Afternoon" was released on the album "After
Bathing at Baxter's" in 1967 on the RCA label. The original recording
was remastered and reissued in 2003 by RCA. [Stop 317]
Janis Joplin - "MERCEDES BENZ"
- The song was included on the album "Pearl," issued in 1970 on the
Columbia Records label. Sony Music remastered and reissued the
recording in 1999. Sony re-released the 1999 remastered recording in
2005. [Stop 328]
of the Tribes for a Human Be-In" takes place in San Francisco's Golden
Gate Park with the Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding
Company, and with appearances by Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary.
- The Doors release their debut album in the U.S.
- First London issue of the Australian underground magazine Oz
- Tens of thousands of people attend a "be-in" in Central Park, New York
- Expo 67 opens in Montreal
- Gray Line Bus Company offers a "San Francisco Haight-Ashbury Hippie Hop
- Hundreds of thousands of people demonstrate against the Vietnam War at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
- "14-Hour Technicolour Dream" concert and fundraiser for IT (International Times) held at Alexandra Palace in London
- The Grateful Dead's eponymous first studio album released
- The BBC bans the Beatles's "A Day in the Life" for its "drug references."
- The Beatles's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released.
International Pop Festival held in California with performances by
Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and the Who, among
- The Beatles perform "All You Need is Love" on a global television broadcast
- Mick Jagger and Keith Richards convicted on drug charges.
- Paul McCartney publicly admits taking LSD
Pot" full-page advertisement in the London Times, signed by the four
Beatles, Graham Greene, Richard Hamilton, R.D. Laing, and others
- Time magazine cover story: "The Hippies: Philosophy of a Subculture"
- First issue of Rolling Stone published in San Francisco
- Demonstrations in New York as part of "Stop the Draft Week"
- Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical debuts in New York
- Mock funeral held for "Hippie, devoted son of the mass media," in San
- Youth International Party (Yippies) founded by Abbie Hoffman, Paul Krasner, and Jerry Rubin
- First issue of R. Crumb's Zap becomes a catalyst for underground "comix" movemement.
Janis Joplin - "RAISE YOUR HAND"
- The song was performed (and recorded) live three times in 1969:
Frankfurt, Germany, The Ed Sullivan Show, and Woodstock. The Woodstock
version is available on a European import audio CD, "Janis Joplin at
Woodstock," European ITM 960007 released in 1993. The studio version is
available on several Janis Joplin compilations, most notably "Janis
Joplin: Farewell Song" released in 1983, and reissued on audio CD
format in 1990 by Sony Music. [Stop 321]
Moby Grape - "DARK MAGIC"
- "Dark Magic" was included in the album "Moby Grape" released in 1967
by Edsel Records, a division of Demon Records. "Moby Grape" was
reissued in 1994 on audio CD format by San Francisco Sound. [Stop 307]
David Peel - "I LIKE MARIJUANA" -
David Peel and the Lower East Side's first two recordings have been
released as single audio CD compilation titled, "And The Rest Is
History: The Elektra Recordings: David Peel and the Lower East Side" by
Rhino Handmade in 2004. [Stop 323]
Pink Floyd - "INTERSTELLAR OVERDRIVE" -
This song was the final track in the 1967 recording, titled, "Pink
Floyd" published by Tower Records. A live 1967 recording of the song
was published on the album, "Live Pink Floyd, Oude-Ahoy Hallen
Rotterdam, Oct. 12, 1967" by A & M Records, published in 1967. A
2002 reissue of the recording was published by Creative Sounds. [Stop
Purple Gang - "GRANNY TAKES A TRIP"
- "Granny Takes a Trip" was released in 1967. A private label in
England re-released the LP recording in 1986. Castle Music America
released the audio CD "The Purple Gang Strikes Back" domestically in
2002. [Stop 338]
Quicksilver Messenger Service -"MONA"
- "Mona" is from the album "Quicksilver Messenger Service" released in
1968 by Capitol Records. It was reissued in 1994 on audio CD by Capitol
Records. [Stop 308]
The Rolling Stones - "STREET FIGHTING MAN" -
This title was published on the album, "Beggars Banquet," released in
1968 by ABKCO. The remastered recording was reissued by the same
publisher in 2002 on audio CD format. [Stop 340]
The Rolling Stones - "WILD HORSES"
- This recording was included on the album "Sticky Fingers" released in
1971 by ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.. The original recording was
remastered and reissued by Virgin Records US in 1994 on audio CD, audio
cassette, and LP record formats. Virgin also re-released this recording
along with the Rolling Stones' entire catalogue in 2005, titling the
series, "The USA Collection." The album artwork on this release differs
from the original design. [Stop 320]
Santana - "SAMBA PA TI"
- The song was included on the album "Abraxas" released by Columbia
Records in 1970. The original album was remastered and reissued on
audio CD, cassette, LP, and DVD audio formats in 1998 by Sony Music.
The song is also available on the compilation "The Best of Santana,"
also released by Sony Music in 1998. [Stop 319]
Santana - "SOUL SACRIFICE"
- The album "Santana" was released in 1969 by Columbia Records. The
audio CD of the original recording was released in 1995 on the Prime
Cuts label. [Stop 343]
The Velvet Underground - "VENUS IN FURS"
- The song was included on the album "The Velvet Underground and Nico"
published in 1967 by Verve Records. The recording was remastered and
reissued in 1996 by Polydor / UMGD on audio CD format. [Stop 324]
The Velvet Underground - "WHAT GOES ON"
- A 1969 live performance of this song is available on the audio CD,
"1969: Velvet Underground Live, Vol. 1 [LIVE]" originally released in
1974, remastered and reissued in 1990 by Island / Mercury on audio CD
format. The 1974 issue was published as a double LP record set. The
1990 reissue is available on two separately sold audio CD's. [Stop 322]
Frank Zappa & Mothers of Invention - "WILLIE THE PIMP"
- The song was included on the album "Hot Rats" issued by Reprise
Records in 1969. A live recording was issued in 1971 by Ryko, "Fillmore
East, June 1971." "Hot Rats" was remastered and reissued on audio
cassette and audio CD formats by Zappa Records in 1995. [Stop 326]
Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era was organized by the Tate Liverpool.
you would like to hear more about the politics and social unrest
associated with the Summer of Love, check out our Summer of Love
podcast on Whitney.org.
Special thanks to Uwe Husslein, Cologne for his invaluable help in compiling and selecting this program.