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John Sebastian

Bruce Pollock, 'In Their Own Words' (Collier Books), 1975

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE to describe the feeling, being away from the Village for the first time, living in San Francisco in the summer of 1965, hearing ‘Do You Believe In Magic?’ by John Sebastian and the Lovin' Spoonful as it rose up the charts toward the number one spot. Hometown heroics! The local underground was being recognised out West, where it would take shape and return in 1967 to freak out the East.

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