[Slowhand] Monterey

Bruce Wilson kbw at mchsi.com
Mon Jun 18 21:00:20 EDT 2007

It was 40 years ago today
The 'oo played Monterey

One of the great 'what ifs' in rocknroll history occured 40 years ago. What
if Cream had played the Monterey Pop fest. Maybe between the Who and
Hendrix? (the GD could have been switched to Saturday with the other Frisco

Instead, Cream (according to Hjort, 2007) replace the Who for a gig at U. of
Sussex at Brighton.

Friday, June 16
a.. The Association
b.. The Paupers
c.. Lou Rawls
d.. Beverly
e.. Johnny Rivers
f.. The Animals
g.. Simon and Garfunkel

Saturday, June 17
a.. Canned Heat
b.. Big Brother & The Holding Company
c.. Country Joe and The Fish
d.. Al Kooper
e.. The Butterfield Blues Band
f.. Quicksilver Messenger Service
g.. Steve Miller Band
h.. The Electric Flag
i.. Moby Grape
j.. Hugh Masekela
k.. The Byrds
l.. Laura Nyro
m.. Jefferson Airplane
n.. Booker T and The MG's
o.. Otis Redding

Sunday, June 18
a.. Ravi Shankar
b.. The Blues Project
c.. Big Brother & The Holding Company
d.. The Group With No Name
e.. Buffalo Springfield
f.. The Who
g.. Grateful Dead
h.. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
i.. Scott McKenzie
j.. The Mamas & The Papas

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