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If you missed Woodstock back in 1969, 2 weeks later you could have made your way down to Texas for the Texas International Pop Festival. The festival featured many of the same bands but only had between 120 and 150,000 people over the 3 days. The festival was held in Lewisville, Texas, at the newly […]

It was just weeks after Woodstock… if you didn't want to drive to Texas for the Texas Pop Festival, you could have stopped in New Orleans. On Aug.31, 1969, the New Orleans Pop Festival kicked off. The talent list was spectacular. The Byrds, Canned Heat, Chicago Transit Authority ( Chicago), Country Joe and the Fish, […]

30th August 1969, Two weeks after the Woodstock festival, the second Isle Of Wight festival took place. Over 150,000 turned up over the two days to see Bob Dylan, The Band, Blodwyn Pig, Blonde On Blonde, Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, Edgar Broughton Band, Joe Cocker, Aynsley Dunbar, Family, Fat Mattress, Julie Felix, Free, Gypsy, […]

11th June 1967, Printed in this week’s music weekly Melody Maker’s ad’s pages, ‘Freaky lead guitarist, bass and drummer wanted for Marc Bolan’s new group. Also any other astral flyers like with car’s amplification and that which never grows in window boxes, phone Wimbledon 0697.’ The band who formed as Tyrannosaurus Rex, went on to […]


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