from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A style of rock music of the late 1960s having a prominent repetitive beat and lyrics that suggest psychedelic experiences.
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- n. A rock music genre originating from the late 1960s, heavily inspired by or related to drug-induced experience.
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- n. a musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience
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San Francisco groups had been producing acid rock for several years but by 1968 a few of these groups such as the Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead became famous internationally while many others such as Daily Flash and Celestial Hysteria remained San Francisco acts.