Pop Chronicles Interviews #177 - Derek Taylor
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- Significance of the Los Angeles music scene around 1965; the Byrds 0:01:50
- The Byrds; the Mamas and the Papas; Lovin Spoonful; Love; Monterey Pop Festival; U.S. and Britain; reasons for importance of Los Angeles area; San Francisco; subculture 0:03:47
- Common threads among people in Los Angeles rock scene; Sonny and Cher; politics and social commentary; advantages of LA; leaving LA; living in America; Beatles in San Francisco 0:04:02
- Things he likes about American culture; the Byrds; origins of groups' harmony styles; groups borrowing from each others' styles; extensive discussion of group names; Barry McGuire; Lou Adler; John Phillips 0:06:13
- John Phillips continued; Mamas and the Papas; Harry Nilsson 0:01:15
- Recollections of Beatles' first tour 0:03:09
- "Madness" surrounding Beatles; Sgt. Pepper 0:06:08
- Perceived backlash against meditation, drug use; the Maharishi; question about Beatles as royalty; Taylor responds; Judy Collins; Beatles' food tastes; the weight of their opinions; Beatles in India 0:04:49
- Maharishi 0:00:30
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #177 - Derek Taylor, audio recording, March 21, 1968; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1692155/: accessed April 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.