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Yusef Lateef: Eastern Sounds Turns 50

Read "Yusef Lateef: Eastern Sounds Turns 50" reviewed by Alan Bryson

Think back fifty years to the days portrayed on the TV series Mad Men. In 1961, John Kennedy and Billboard's Easy Listening Chart were inaugurated, a freedom riders bus was fire-bombed in Alabama, Rock Hudson was on the big screen, and Doris Day was selling albums.

As teenagers and their swinging parents were ...