Monterey International Pop Festival Foun
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Gatefold double LP
Limited edition pressing on clear vinyl
Includes the vinyl debut of "Cold Rain & Snow" by the Grateful Dead!
Thirteen performances from the historic 1967 California concert, issued to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Contains unissued performances by The Grateful Dead and Laura Nyro, plus classics by Jimi Hendrix, Buffalo Springfield, Simon and Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Otis Redding, The Who, and The Mamas & the Papas.
The festival is remembered as the major American breakout performances for Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Who, and Janis Joplin. Predating Woodstock by two years, this was the first defining, large-scale rock festival in the US. The album cover features the iconic original poster artwork for the 1967 festival, set in a gold backdrop to acknowledge the golden anniversary of the festival this year & includes a new essay by NME journalist Keith Altham, who attended the festival in 1967.
|For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield|
|Driftin’ Blues – The Butterfield Blues Band|
|Cold Rain And Snow – The Grateful Dead|
|The Sounds Of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel|
|Poverty Train – Laura Nyro|
|Wine – The Electric Flag|
|White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane|
|Ball and Chain – Big Brother & The Holding Company|
|My Generation – The Who|
|Bajabula Bonke (The Healing Song) – Hugh Masekela|
|I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) – Otis Redding|
|Like A Rolling Stone – The Jimi Hendrix Experience|
|California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & The Papas|