Limited Edition Pressing On Ultra Clear Vinyl!
Thirteen performances from the historic 1967 California concert, issued to commemorate its fiftieth 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, The Mamas & the Papas.
The festival, held June 16-18, 1967, is remembered as the major American breakout performances for Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Who, and Janis Joplin. Predated Woodstock by two years, the Monterey International Pop Festival 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 & includes a new essay by NME journalist Keith Altham, who attended the festival in 1967.
• 50th Anniversary Edition
• Limited Edition Clear Vinyl
• Double LP
• Gold metallic gatefold jacket
• New essay by NME journalist Keith Altham
• Vinyl debut of "Cold Rain And Snow" by the Grateful Dead
1. For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
2. Driftin' Blues - The Butterfield Blues Band
3. Cold Rain And Snow - The Grateful Dead
4. The Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
5. Poverty Train - Laura Nyro
6. Wine - The Electric Flag
7. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
8. Ball And Chain - Big Brother & The Holding Company (feat. Janis Joplin)
9. My Generation - The Who
10. Bajabula Bonke (The Healing Song) - Hugh Masekela
11. I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) - Otis Redding
12. Like A Rolling Stone - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. California Dreamin' - The Mamas & The Papas