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Bob Dylan, The Band: Isle of Wight Festival

Miles, International Times, 12 September 1969

VISITORS to the 2nd Isle of Wight Music Festival at Godshill near Ryde more than doubled the population of the Island, outnumbered the 130 local police by 1,000 to one, and created a shanty-town of tents and make-shift lean-tos, marquees, shops and facilities containing more people than Bournemouth.

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