TYA's first UK top ten album charted on 22 February 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
The best Woodstock performances mark the high point of the 60s counterculture, underlining festival’s groundbreaking contribution to music.
The Atlanta International Pop Festival was one of the biggest fests in 1969, boasting Grand Funk Railroad, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker and CCR on the line-up.
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 Mk I line-up's show at the famed venue was part of their new focus on the American market.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.
George Thorogood, currently on a run of Canadian dates, has been talking about his admiration for groups such as Steppenwolf and the Allman Brothers Band.
Before appearing at Woodstock, Ten Years After was just another British blues-jazz band. After the festival, the band was elevated to superstar status.