About the show
Playing tracks by
Fra lippo Lippi, The Mythical Beasts, Paul McCartney and Jim Capaldi.
1973-Vietnam. Roe v Wade. Elvis in Hawaii. Watergate. Foreman beats Frazier. Soft rock rules the airwaves and the 15yo spiritualist Guru Maharaj Ji (Earth name Prem Rawat) descends upon The Houston Astrodome with his wildly popular cult/church The Divine Light Mission for "Millennium '73"-a 3 day religious/music festival-a Coachella for the spiritually needy. Never ones to be hyperbolic, the zealots who organized it billed it as "the most significant event in human history" claiming it would "usher in 1000 yrs of peace" but instead watched their empire crumble until the Emperor literally had no clothes.
Like the DLM, soft rock was attacked for its lack of intellectual content (in the 1980s no less) & was essentially extinct not long after. It appears that these Premies were just born too soon. PersonPeople were not born yet either but we understand false profits and what it means to go soft. Consider this their statement on both.
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