30th August 1969, Two weeks after the Woodstock festival, the second Isle Of Wig…

Written by on August 30, 2018

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, Richie Havens, The Moody Blues, The Nice, Tom Paxton, Pentangle, The Pretty Things, Third Ear Band and The Who. Tickets 25 shillings, ($3.00). Celebrities who attended include Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, John && Yoko, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Jane Fonder, Liz Taylor and Richard Burton. More on the festival here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/isle_of_wight_festival




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