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During twelve unforgettable months in the middle of the turbulent Sixties, America saw the rise of innovative new sounds that would change popular music as we knew it. In 1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music, music historian Andrew Grant Jackson (Still the Greatest: The Essential Songs of The Beatles' Solo Careers) chronicles a ground-breaking year of creativity fueled by rivalries between musicians and continents, sweeping social changes, and technological breakthroughs.While the Beatles played Shea Stadium and made their first major artistic statement with Rubber Soul, the Rolling Stones topped the American charts for the first time with the sexually aggressive "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," and the Who staked out their territory with the classic "My Generation.

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Andrew Grant Jackson

Andrew Jackson is the author of the 1965: THE MOST REVOLUTIONARY YEAR IN MUSIC, WHERE'S RINGO?, and STILL THE GREATEST: THE ESSENTIAL SONGS OF THE BEATLES' SOLO CAREERS. Jackson has written for Rolling Stone, Yahoo!, Slate's "Blogging the Beatles," Baseline Studio System, music magazines Burn Lounge, Mean Street, and Dispatch, and copyedited the Hollywood monthly magazine Ingenue. He directed and cowrote the feature film The Discontents starring Perry King and Amy Madigan and served as actor Jeff Bridges's development associate at AsIs Productions. He lives in Los Angeles. Please check out the websites for 1965:and STILL THE GREATEST: and STILL THE GREATEST has been recommended by USA TODAY, excerpted in ROLLING STONE. COM, and nominated for the ARSC (Association for Recorded Sound Collections) Best Research in Recorded Rock Music Award. Check out the links here:Interview with Examiner. com:Interview with Culture Magazine:

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