Aug 26, 1970

Isle of Wight Festival - 26-31 August 1970

The 1970 Isle of Wight Festival was held
between 26 and 31 August 1970 at East 
Afton Farm an area on the western 
side of the Isle of Wight.
It was the last of three consecutive music
festivals to take place on the island between
1968 and 1970 and widely acknowledged 
as the largest musical event of its time,
GREATER than the attendance of Woodstock
Although estimates vary, the Guinness Book 
of Records estimated 600,000, possibly 
700,000 people attended. It was organised 
and promoted by local brothers, Ronnie, 
Ray and Bill Foulk.

BBC Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 Mini Doc

A compilation of footage,interviews 
and memories of the 1970 I
sle Of Wight Festival.


Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

The album documents Hendrix's last 
U.K. live performance at the Isle 
of Wight Festival on August 31, 1970, 
barely three weeks before his death...
Rory Gallagher - Gambling Blues
The Who - Pinball Wizard
Free - All Right Now
The Doors - The End

and much more...