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GRACE SLICK presents Monterey and Woodstock | Limelight Agency

~ Grace Slick Presents Monterey Pop ~ 1. Unknown (Drug Dealer) 2. Marty Balin (*JA singer) 3. Jorma Kaukonen 4. Janis Joplin 5. Ghandi 6. Jack Casady (*JA Bass) 7. Otis Redding 8. (Mama) Cass Elliot 9. Pete Townshend 10. … Continue reading

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LAURA!

“WHEN YOU ROLL THE DICE THERE’S A LESSON LEARNT – IF YOU PLAY WITH FIRE, WELL YOU’RE GONNA GET BURNT!” –  ‘Irate’ song lyrics/music Copyright © Laura Wilde/Brian Canham. “Music in the Blood” – New Short Essay “Sold My Soul” – Updated Album Review … Continue reading

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THE WHO – A Love Affair With Festivals | uDiscover

Given the way history is often written you may well be surprised to hear that The Who’s first major festival performance was not at The Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, but two years earlier, in August 1965 when they co-headlined … Continue reading

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MONTEREY POP: The First Rock Festival | Essay – The Criterion Collection

By Michael Lydon The Monterey International Pop Festival is over, all over. And what was it? Was it one festival, many festivals, a festival at all? Does anything sum it up, did it mean anything, are there any themes? Was … Continue reading

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MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL: The DVD Journal | Reviews : The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Home Vision Entertainment Starring Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Mamas and The Papas, The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Ravi Shankar, and more Directed by D.A. Pennebaker Review by … Continue reading

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THE BAND: ‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed | somethingelsereviews.com

‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’ APRIL 7, 2015 BY NICK DERISO The on-screen stars of The Last Waltz, simply galvanizing throughout, are Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson. They come off in Martin … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: Rock & Classical Married – uDiscover

These days we’re very used to the worlds of rock and classical music coming together. In 1969, for the most part, they lived at very different addresses, until the composing genius of Jon Lord brought them together in the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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T.REX’s ‘Get It On’ (‘Bang A Gong’)…For A Second Time | uDiscover

by uDiscover It was March 1971 when record producer Tony Visconti arrived in Los Angeles, he was there with Marc Bolan and T.Rex to work on some new tracks, including ‘Get It On’ that became the band’s next single. Tony … Continue reading

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THE BEACH BOYS: 15 Facts About ‘Pet Sounds’ | Mental Floss

Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds forever changed the landscape of pop music. It’s a deeply personal album, and Wilson’s meticulously complex and bizarre arrangements elevated the three-minute radio tune to art. The story of how Pet Sounds … Continue reading

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