THERE’S A RIOT GOING ON
By Peter Doggett
Revolutionaries, rock stars, 60’s counter-culture, black power, Vietnam…If you are interested in any of the former, this book will prove to be gripping and informative. Doggett’s style is lively and entirely readable. By linking social issues to rock music he effectively provides a soundtrack for the narrative, but a soundtrack that looks in detail at the way musical traditions were adapted and shaped by the events they reflected, or sometimes inspired. The book is full of fascinating detail, carefully balanced to represent the various political and revolutionary movements of the 60’s and early 70’s.