BERKELEY BARB AUG. 25, 1967 RARE SUMMER of LOVE ISSUE

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BERKELEY BARB AUG. 25, 1967 RARE SUMMER of LOVE ISSUE
Description BERKELEY BARB Aug. 25, 1967 ISSUE RARE SUMMER of LOVE ISSUE JOHN COLTRANE MEMORIAL EXCLUSIVE BARB INTERVIEW WITH PHAROAH SAUNDERS CONCERT LISTINGS INCLUDE: BIG BROTHER PAUL BUTTERFIELD CREAM more Each issue of The Berkeley Barb is an incredible period piece FILLED with since unseen and wonderful psychedelic graphics and/or comics, articles, concert ads, bizarre ancedotes, photos, news from the underground, etc. etc. if you have any questions, just ask. The Berkeley Barb was an underground newspaper that was published in Berkeley, California , from 1965 to the early 1980s. It was one of the first and most influential of the counterculture newspapers of the late 1960s, covering such subjects as the anti-war and civil-rights movements as well as the social changes advocated by the youth culture.

The newspaper was founded in August 1965 by Max Scherr , who had earlier been the owner of the Steppenwolf bar in Berkeley. Scherr was the editor from the newspaper's inception until the mid-1970s.

The Barb carried a great deal of political news, particularly concerning the Vietnam War and local political events surrounding the University of California . It also served as a venue for music advertisements and was among the first of the underground papers to carry
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