The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
On Saturday 7 June 1969, Blind Faith played Hyde Park in front of 120,000 people including Mick Jagger and his girlfriend Marianne Faithfull.
Released 23 May 1969, The Who's ‘Tommy’ is a masterpiece…a word that is applied to all too many recordings, but in the case it probably doesn't go far enough.
Alvin Lee’s performance at Woodstock in 1969 catapulted him to superstardom, and the guitarist is now remembered as one of blues rock’s finest ever.
The third album, by Captain Beefheart, ‘Trout Mask Replica’, remains one of the most challenging listens of any era, and also his most beloved album.
Since the early jazz & folk happenings in the 1960s, almost every musical genre has had festivals to attract the faithful as well as potential converts.