“Electrical banana Is gonna be a sudden craze. Electrical banana Is bound to be the very next phase.” -from “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan Leitch, Epic Records, 1966 It’s late 1966 and the drugs of choice, such as marijuana and LSD,
The Zombies were a rock band from St. Albans, England, and were part of the British Invasion of 1964. Their original lineup consisted of Rod Argent (keyboards, vocals), Colin Blunstone (vocals), Paul Atkinson (guitar), Chris White (bass, vocals), and Hugh
February 9, 1964 was a momentous day in rock ’n’ roll history. The direction of popular music was irrevocably altered on that day. What was once popular began to fade, and something unimaginable only a month before became the norm.
Buffalo Springfield, formed in Los Angeles in 1966, was one of the pioneers in the folk rock scene. Despite releasing only three albums of original material, the band was highly influential in rock music, largely as a result of the