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Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Jas Obrecht

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A compelling portrait of rock's greatest guitarist at the moment of his ascendance, Stone Free is the first book to focus exclusively on the happiest and most productive period of Jimi Hendrix's ... More


September 1966: Swinging London

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

On September 24, 1966, Jimi Hendrix arrives in London, immediately begins a romantic relationship with Kathy Etchingham, experiences racism due to the color of his skin and gender-bending clothing, ... More


A Strange Decade

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how Olivia Manning was struck by the very strangeness of life at the close of the 1960s, which was affirmed by much of her writing during the decade. In her collection of short ... More


British New Waif: Rita Tushingham and Sixties Female Stardom

Melanie Williams

in Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at shifts in the configuration of female stardom in British cinema in the 1960s, making use of a detailed case study of the new ‘quirky’ model of screen stardom represented by ... More


This Septic Isle: Post-Imperial Melancholy

in Solar Flares: Science Fiction in the 1970s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318344
eISBN:
9781846317798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317798.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The late 1960s saw the emergence of Swinging London that seemed to be the world's cultural capital as Carnaby Street, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones soared to unprecedented popularity. According ... More


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