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Easybeats photo by Jeff Hochberg and Getty Images
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Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs

Ourimbah, 1970: Australia’s First Rock Festival

The town's name became synonymous with modern music culture in January 1970, as it hosted the country's first major, outdoor rock gathering.