Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

The Canterbury Scene: How A Bunch of Bookish Bohemians Became The Monty Pythons of Prog

Richard Bennett Zeff (Caravan), Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns (Kevin Ayers). “In the late 60s, the quaint, historic hamlet of Canterbury birthed a scene defined by its breezy, jazz-influenced vibe, quirky lyrics, and refusal to take itself too seriously. At the end of … Continue reading

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Breath – Samuel Beckett (June 16, 1969)

“As Samuel Beckett’s writing progressed through the ’60s, it became even more minimal, despairing, and bleak. It was as if he was paring away as much as he could to see if theater was left standing. If a painting could … Continue reading

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