he resulting new book, Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968, goes leagues beyond extended album review fanboy territory and illustrates in full kaleidoscopic fashion a post-folk avant-garde rock scene that was expressly centered around the Greater Boston region, but which resonated far and wide for decades after.
Boston Tea Party
With such precedents in mind, it’s important to keep watch as younger actions blossom, and as veteran activists find new direction.
We spent last night like every other journalist in Boston: searching Google and Twitter for “Ferguson” and “Boston.” Then for “Boston” and “Ferguson.” Then for different combinations with hashtags, then “Boston” and “riot.” And so on.
We’re not ashamed to admit ...