Folks on Acid
The late 60s-early 70´s saw the birth of a lysergic folk scene on both sides of the Atlantic.
Acid casualties picked up acoustic instruments & began to air out their mangled heads & crafted strange & soulful sounds. Well, at least some of them pulled it of.
In her new book "Seasons They Change-the story of acid & psychedelic folk” Jeanette Leech chronicles this mysterious era of mumbo-jumbo music from back in the day up to the new wave of weird acid Americana that sprung up some years ago.
Here’s COMUS doing Drip Drip to clips from the astonishing cult film classic of the time The Wicker Man: