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A.M. News: The Summer of Love was Really in LA

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- “It’s a six-day job interview.” How would you like to be a summer guide on the Kern River?

- Michael Walker of Laurel Canyon writes an Op-Ed in the New York Times: "San Francisco’s Summer of Love can’t hold a stick of incense to the rafter-shaking sounds coming out that same year from a Los Angeles neighborhood 370 miles south, above the Sunset Strip. If we measure ’60s pop-cultural landmarks by the epoch-producing music they generate — and, from Liverpool to Woodstock, we do — then Laurel Canyon was the more evolved and influential destination that summer."