Atlanta International Pop Festival

Middle Georgia Raceway, Byron, GA
July 3-5, 1970
Second festival, with Jimi playing his Star-Spangled Banner to a fireworks display at midnight on the 4th. Richie Havens played Here Comes The Sun as his opener at dawn on Monday.
No shows (per fandom): Captain Beefheart, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Taos, Jethro Tull, Ravi Shankar, Country Joe & The Fish, Judy Collins, Rotary Connection, and Sly & The Family Stone.

Friday, July 3
B B King
Balliní Jack
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
Goose Creek Symphony
John Sebastian
Procol Harum
Richie Havens
Savage Grace
Sly & The Family Stone
The Allman Brothers Band

Saturday, July 4
Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys
Jimi Hendrix
Lee Michaels
Rare Earth
Rotary Connection
The Chambers Brothers

Sunday, July 5
Grand Funk Railroad
Hampton Grease Band
Hedge & Donna
Itís A Beautiful Day
Johnny Winter And
Mott The Hoople
Richie Havens
Ten Years After
Terry Reid
The Allman Brothers Band
The Bob Seger System

The First Great Rock Festivals Of The Seventies: Isle Of Wight & Atlanta Pop Festival
Columbia G3X 30805
9/71 BB [UK: 11/71]
Back Cover

Record One: Atlanta Pop Festival
Side One
Johnny Winter And Mean Mistreater 5:48
Poco Kind Woman 5:14
  Grand Junction 3:26
The Chambers Brothers Love, Peace And Happiness 4:18
The Allman Brothers Band Statesboro Blues 4:20
Side Two
The Allman Brothers Band Whipping Post 5:02
Mountain Stormy Monday 19:32
Record Two: Isle Of Wight
Side Three
Sly & The Family Stone Stand!/You Can Make It If You Try 10:14
Cactus No Need To Worry/Parchman Farm 9:39
David Bromberg Mr. Bojangles 5:48
Side Four
Ten Years After I Can't Keep From Cryin' Sometimes 19:13
Procol Harum Salty Dog 5:11
Record Three: Isle Of Wight
Side Five
Leonard Cohen Tonight Will Be Fine 6:50
Jimi Hendrix Power To Love/Midnight Lightning/Foxy Lady 15:11
Side Six
Kris Kristofferson Blame It On The Stones/The Pilgrim - Chapter 33 6:46
Miles Davis Call It Anythin' 17:30

Note: Most of these recordings are edited (5 minute Whipping Post?), many CDs have been issued—check artist links


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