OZ 25

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This issue appears with the help of Richard Neville, Felix Dennis, Jim Anderson, David Wills, Gary Brayley, Louise Ferrier, Martin Sharp and Bridget Murphy. Cover photograph by Keith Morris.

Content: Hippie Atrocities cover. ‘The End Funnies’ cartoon. Mott the Hoople ad. 2p Elvis/Sun Records montage/game - A Trip Down Memory Lane with the Sun Stars. ‘America’s Real Uncle Sam’ – Robert Finnis on Sam C. Phillips. Mighty Baby ad. Plastic Ono Band Live Peace in Toronto ad. Review of Dylan’s Great White Wonder and Bob Dylan LPs by Felix Dennis. 4p CBS Records ad. Other Scenes. – Japan. Gilbert Shelton Furry Freak Bros cartoon. 2p Martin Sharp ‘Tiny Tim’ collage. Dr Hip Pocrates. Vertigo Records ad. Full page ad for the Beatles’ Something/Come Together. 3p Peter Fonda interview reprinted from the Georgia Straight + Easy Rider pics. ‘Ibiza: Syringes naked breasts and all that shit’. Centre page ‘Wrestling’ poster - Danne Hughes on Scunthorpe. ‘Just Bloody Tenants’ – the Morden estate. 2p on the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. ‘Tashkent’ – prison experiences by Anthony Lorraine. ‘Oxford’ – similar experiences by students Roj Jarman and John N. Gray. Special OZ Information Service; The Hash Scene - ‘The Lebannon: The Hole of the Lebanese Black’ by Harvey Matusow. IT Subscription ad by Edward(?). Moody Blues ad. ‘Goodbye Jack Kerouac’ by David Widgery. Arrest in Turkey. ‘Dynamite the BBC’. Other Scenes subscription ad. Full page ad for Plastic Ono Band’s ‘Cold Turkey’. ‘Arts Lab Death’ – letter from Jim Haynes. ‘Kill for Love’ – letter from Mick Farren (reply to Germaine Greer’s ‘Mozic’ article in OZ 24). Syd Barrett Madcap Laughs/‘Octopus’ ad. The Sun ‘Leper Rapes Girl’ reprint. Friends ad. Reviews: Quintessence, Mighty Baby, John Mayall, King Crimson, The Byrds. Straight Records ad. Full page Louise Ferrier photo/ Scarlett O’Hara quote. Blackhill Enterprises ad. Full page John & Yoko Wedding Album ad. Bonzo Dog ad. Full Page Rolling Stones Let It Bleed ad. Book Reviews: Pablo Neruda, The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, Bernadette Devlin. 1p+trippy graphic. Back cover girl with whip photo by Gerard Malanga.


OZ Publications Ink Limited, London, 56p


Please be advised: This collection has been made available due to its historical and research importance. It contains explicit language and images that reflect attitudes of the era in which the material was originally published, and that some viewers may find confronting.


Reproduced by permission of Richard Neville. This material is made available for the purposes of research and study. Commercial use is prohibited.

OZ 25

Publication Date

December 1969