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The Resource Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III, Robert Greenfield

Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III, Robert Greenfield

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Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III
Title
Bear
Title remainder
the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III
Statement of responsibility
Robert Greenfield
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The creator of the dancing bear logo and designer of the Wall of Sound for the Grateful Dead, Augustus Owsley Stanley III, better known by his nickname, Bear, was one of the most iconic figures in the cultural revolution that changed both America and the world during the 1960s. Owsley's high octane rocket fuel enabled Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters to put on the Acid Tests. It also powered much of what happened on stage at Monterey Pop. Owsley turned on Pete Townshend of The Who and Jimi Hendrix. The shipment of LSD that Owsley sent John Lennon resulted in The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour album and film. Convinced that the Grateful Dead were destined to become the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band, Owsley provided the money that kept them going during their early days. As their longtime soundman, he then faithfully recorded many of the Dead's greatest live performances and designed the massive space age system that came to be known as the Wall of Sound"--Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III, Robert Greenfield
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2565811
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The Muir Beach acid test -- Bluegrass roots -- Growing up absurd -- Shape-shifting -- Berkeley, 1964 -- Making acid -- Pranksters and Angels -- Trips Festival -- LA fadeaway -- Olompali -- Print the legend -- Monterey Pop, and beyond -- Getting busted -- Two festivals -- Set up like a bowling pin -- Wall of sound -- Growing weed -- Bear's dream -- The land down under -- Real love -- Old and in the way -- A visit from Bear -- On the way home -- Epilogue. More anthems for the Bear -- Appendix. Bear's choice : a selected discography
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unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781466893115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
738f4e53-f2bc-47db-9c18-6ba99053936e
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III, Robert Greenfield
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2565811
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The Muir Beach acid test -- Bluegrass roots -- Growing up absurd -- Shape-shifting -- Berkeley, 1964 -- Making acid -- Pranksters and Angels -- Trips Festival -- LA fadeaway -- Olompali -- Print the legend -- Monterey Pop, and beyond -- Getting busted -- Two festivals -- Set up like a bowling pin -- Wall of sound -- Growing weed -- Bear's dream -- The land down under -- Real love -- Old and in the way -- A visit from Bear -- On the way home -- Epilogue. More anthems for the Bear -- Appendix. Bear's choice : a selected discography
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781466893115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
738f4e53-f2bc-47db-9c18-6ba99053936e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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