62 Psychedelic Classics: A Free Playlist Created by Sean Lennon

sean lennon psychedelic playlist

Last week, Rolling Stone published Sean Lennon’s list of 10 Lost Psychedelic Classics. A connoisseur of Sixties psychedelic music, Lennon told the magazine. “There are a hundred songs I could pick.” “It’s really my favorite period in rock & roll history. Revolver and Pepper are my favorite Beatles records – that’s when everyone was trying hardest to blow people’s minds.” He’s not kidding around when he says that his list could be much longer.

Over at Spotify, we’ve found (courtesy of one of our Twitter followers) a playlist of 62 psychedelic songs. Featuring 3 hours and 32 minutes of free music, the playlist lets you tap into songs by bands that had some pretty trippy names. I cite as examples, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy and The Electric Prunes. You’ll also find some more recognizable names: Pink Floyd, The Beach Boys, and Alice Cooper. Access the playlist on the web here, or start streaming it below. If you need to download Spotify, grab the software here.

Bonus: At the bottom of the page, you can stream the new album by The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger, the band created by Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl. The album, Midnight Sun, has been called an experiment in “psychedelic blitzkrieg”.

Midnight Sun by The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger.

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  • len says:

    Arthur Lee & LOVE were the best – right up to the end too. Also: Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan & lots of others. Listen to “Midnight Sun” by Love.

  • Bianca Rocker says:

    Moody Blues, the albums from 1967 and 1968: “Days of Future Passed” and “In Search of the Lost Chords”. It’s a spiritual-philosophical psychedelia that blows my mind. Good list, though.

  • deborah conner says:

    Intuition brought me here.

  • victoria north says:

    just listened to a couple cds ron warren gander ton /sound ceremony very wild 70`,80`s classic collectors just rereleased . crazy !

  • jj doe says:

    Sean is a generation newer. I lived this era, he brings fresher ears. And it’s his list, not mine. I find most of his choices were past their peak. But it was fun listening to most of it, and the memories.

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