Hippie Hippie Shake

Hippie Hippie Shake : The Dreams, the Trips, the Trials, the Love-ins, the Screw Ups...the Sixties

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When Richard Neville arrived in London in 1966, the first thing he did was visit Biba: 'the famous boutique throbbed with The Animals, cash registers and skimpily clad women ...the air was tinged with hash ...I nearly fainted'. Five years later, Neville was sentenced to fifteen months for publishing an obscene article, "Schoolkids Oz", and John Lennon joined the throngs of protestors singing his own composition "God Save Oz". In the intervening years, as editor of "Oz", the hippies' handbook and a totem to psychedelia, Neville was at the centre of the Sixties youthquake, surrounded by rock musicians, intellectuals, artists, and fabulous freaks. It was the dawning of the Age of Aquarius ...and then the hash hit the fan.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 313g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Col.ill.
  • 0747523452
  • 9780747523451

About Richard Neville

Richard Neville is the author of the cult bestseller THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLES SOBRHAJ, co-authored by the Australian journalist Julie Clarke, whom he later married. His novel PLAYING AROUND was published in 1991. As a columnist and broadcaster he remains a controversial social commentator, and his fifth book, OUT OF MY MIND, contains the best of his output from the end of OZ to the present day. He lives with his wife and two daughters near Sydney, on a bush property within the Blue Mountains National park in New South Wales, Australia.show more

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