"A deeply provocative exchange examine the 1960s."
-- Michael Gosney (Digital Be-In, eco-friendly Century Institute, and Synergetic Press)
Cornell Woodrow, keeper of the secrets and techniques of the blues, taught some of the famous Sixties rock musicians that our such a lot religious impulses are guided via song. "We aspire towards whatever unreachable, out on the limits of subject and effort. We play track so one can faucet into the vibrations of the planet and the vibrancy of our lives. We interact in a grand experiment."
Part allegory, half satire, half fable, half background, and all fiction, The test sheds new mild at the rock song revolution of the Sixties and plenty of of its heroes and villains. the radical strains the evolution of rock, and unveils the voodoo that offers this track a distinct energy. it all started as a seed planted by way of excessive John the Conqueror, the rolling stone who carried the traditions and ancestor spirits to the recent international. opposed to all odds, excessive John tricked his enslavers and the Corporation's ministers to develop a brand new, strong track that may motivate a cultural revolution.
The homicide of a favored radio character, and the looks of the mysterious Cornell, galvanizes 3 childrens right into a uprising that pits father opposed to son and unites them in a quest for solutions. jointly they shape the Archetypes, with Reggie because the leftist radical, Johnny B because the influential guru of the bass guitar, and Gilbert as Gilgamesh the Digger and way of life artist. they assist the Beatles and the Rolling Stones locate their musical voices, convey Bob Dylan the best way into electrical folks, and be in agreement to Cornell's wide-ranging experiments with Robert Johnson proteges within the Sixties rock scene. alongside the way in which they meet Timothy Leary, arrange an LSD manufacturing facility, march at the Pentagon, and rescue a distinct stash from dagger-wielding Manson ladies in dying Valley, simply in time to avoid wasting the Woodstock pageant from drowning in undesirable acid.
All the whereas they're dogged by way of brokers of the company, who're undertaking a counter-experiment opposed to Cornell to prevent the unfold of track and enlightenment, or in some way keep watch over it, via espionage, subterfuge, and homicide. one in all them has Reggie and Gilbert considering that youth and attempts to recruit them to infiltrate radical teams. on the finish of the Sixties the musicians became distracted, the radicals have grew to become violent, and the company is poised to deprave Cornell's noble experiment...