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From Monterey Pop to Bonnaroo, the Hippie Endures
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 17:27:48 UTC

Forty-four years ago, a group of musicians, impresarios, and true believers in the nascent, acid-soaked counterculture of San Francisco staged the Monterey International Pop Music Festival. Billed as three days of "Music, Love, and Flowers," Monterey mixed 32 musical acts and an arts exposition with elements of a political rally and a church service, sparking a revolution. It was the first true rock festival - progenitor of and template for every one that followed, from Woodstock two years later to this month's Bonnaroo. Complete Article







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