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Newport '69 Pop Festival: Rock Festival Fiasco

Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 5 July 1969

NOW THAT the Newport '69 Pop Festival (called that to borrow a little of the fame from the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, but actually the venue was Monterey) is over... nothing but a bad reputation remains for rock in this mecca of Hollywood.

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