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Music critic Jon Savage on why the year 1966 marked a key cultural turning point

Author and music journalist Jon Savage makes the argument that the year 1966 was an important turning point for all pop culture that followed.
British rock group The Beatles perform live on stage in front of a circular lit backdrop at the BBC TV Centre, June 1966. (Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
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Through songs by The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, Sgt. Barry Sandler and more, rock critic Jon Savage makes the argument that the year 1966 was an important turning point for all pop culture that followed. Savage is the author of the critically acclaimed book England's Dreaming, and the new 1966: The Year The Sixties Exploded.

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Author and music journalist Jon Savage makes the argument that the year 1966 was an important turning point for all pop culture that followed. 11:34

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