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Eyewitness: The First Glastonbury Festival, September 19-20, 1970

Johnny Black, Q, July 1996

No Glastonbury this year! No matter! Let Q whisk you back to the first festival of Pop, Folk & Blues At Worthy Farm – a tale of nudity, velvet Buicks, brushes with bankruptcy and Hell's Angels doing a runner with the ox-roast. "I was there," hears Johnny Black.

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