u don't have to avoid the wrath of the "faithful". I really wouldn't expect you to "get it". but u can't judge something 20 or 30 years older than u, thru a modern lens.
they changed everything, not just music, but the entire culture ... will never be repeated.
You're right, it was '64.
I'm old and I forget these things.
If something is too hard to do, then it's not worth doing. You just stick that guitar in the closet next to your short-wave radio, your karate outfit and your unicycle and we'll go inside and watch TV.
-- Homer J. Simpson