9:30 Coffee Break: Sonic Psychedelia

by   Jade

Sonic Psychodelia
Sonic Psychodelia (wikipedia)

Today in 1938, the drug LSD was synthesized for the first time by chemist Dr. Albert Hofman in Basel, Switzerland. Lysergic acid diethylamide was initially introduced as a psychiatric drug in 1947 and at first showed great promise as a therapeutic agent, but quickly found its way to, shall we say, other uses - which led to its prohibition in the '60s, when it became a key component of the counterculture. Without acid, the '60s might never have happened - and Sgt. Pepper most certainly never would have.

Today for the 9:30 Coffee Break, we want to revel in some sonic psychedelia. Help us put together a set of tunes from both the glory days of "the trip" and today that have a psychedelic air to them.

Songs played:

The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

Electric Prunes - I Had Too Much To Dream

The Flaming Lips - Silver Trembling Hands

The Dukes of Stratosphear - You're My Drug

Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes

The Moody Blues - Legend of a Mind


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