A Season with the Witch: The Magic and Mayhem of Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts by J.W. OckerSalem, Massachusetts, may be the strangest city on the planet. A single event in its 400 years of history―the Salem Witch Trials of 1692―transformed it into the Capital of Creepy in America. But Salem is a seasonal town―and its season happens to be Halloween. Every October, this small city of 40,000 swells to more than a quarter million as witches, goblins, ghouls, and ghosts (and their admirers) descend on Essex Street. For the fall of 2015, occult enthusiast and Edgar Award-winning writer J.W. Ocker moved his family of four to downtown Salem to experience firsthand a season with the witch, visiting all of its historical sites and macabre attractions. In between, he interviews its leaders and citizens, its entrepreneurs and visitors, its street performers and Wiccans, its psychics and critics, creating a picture of this unique place and the people who revel in, or merely weather, its witchiness.
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The book is the author's "love letter to popular music by way of the mystery at the heart of rock; a spirit that imbued the music with its own mythology replete with stories of gods, spirits, devils, and magic. Sitting at a party strumming his guitar, the Scottish troubadour Donovan came upon a riff that seemed to hypnotize him. He played it over and over again and was told later he worked on it for seven hours. This riff was to become "Season of the Witch," a dark and prophetic song suggesting the new age dawning brings with it darkness. Something about it stuck. Since then, the song has been covered by dozens of artists, including Robert Plant and Joan Jett. Something dark was coming for Donovan.
The bands celebrated their altered states in song, hesitatingly at first, then full blast. Donovan Leitch was looking over his shoulder as the year began. A TV documentary had just caught the Scottish singer and some friends getting high. In May, Donovan was back in the studio in search of new directions. He came up with an unsettling new song. Not long after, Donovan became the first of many British pop stars rounded up by the drug squad — with members of the Stones and Beatles close behind.
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