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Beatnik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (681 words)
The term "beatnik" was coined by Herb Caen in an article in the San Francisco Chronicle on April 2, 1958.
Many historians have asserted that the beatnik philosophy of anti-materialism, combined with its fundamental soul-searching ethos, may have influenced some of the lyrics of popular 1960s musical groups such as the early Pink Floyd and The Beatles, and was the precursor of the hippie generation.
Most beatnik politics tended to be liberal; many beatniks supported causes such as desegregation, and an openness to US African-American culture and arts is apparent in beatnik music and literature, such as their love of jazz.
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