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Top 5 Unforgettable Glastonbury Moments

Johnny Black, Music Week, May 2007

  1. 1. 19-20 September 1970: The very first Glastonbury

It was a triumph of faith over common sense. Having snuck in for free to the Bath Festival of Blues in late June, Somerset farmer Michael Eavis was inspired to start his very own rural rockfest, but allowed himself less than two and a half months to pull it together between lengthy bouts of cow milking.

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