Live at The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 is a live album by the American rock band the Doors, released on February 23, 2018 on Rhino Records. The concert was recorded at the Isle of Wight Festival in England on August 30, 1970 and this was released by Eagle Rock Entertainment. It was the group's final appearance as a foursome outside of the US and also the last full filming of a Doors' concert.
A band whose very name seemed to stand for everything cool and hip, definitely a band for youth and for these times. The album was never finished - and the tapes sadly lost. Smile's line up for the festival was: Dennis Cauldry - vocals Chris Spedding - bass Roger Swallow - drums Mark Griffiths - guitar Roy Civil - organ. Aug 31st 1968 - Isle of Wight. Despite all of this home-grown talent, it was the Jefferson Airplane who provided the real highlight of the festivities. They ambled on stage and immediately began to rock. The Airplane had already played Brussels and Stockholm on their short European tour, and were to play a few days later at Parliament Hill Fields, another concert to enter the realms of legend. This line-up reformed in 1989, and made a comeback LP, but to paraphrase BB King, the thrill was definitely gone.
The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 was held between 26 and 31 August 1970 at Afton Down, an area on the western side of the Isle of Wight. It was the last of three consecutive music festivals to take place on the island between 1968 and 1970 and widely acknowledged as the largest musical event of its time, greater than the attendance of Woodstock. Although estimates vary, the Guinness World Records estimated 600,000, possibly 700,000 people attended
That viewpoint is understandable: the performances are sharper on Leeds, and if you're not a big-league fan, that single-disc set is a more economical survey of the band in concert during this era. If you do like the Who a lot, though, Isle of Wight is worth having. The sound and performances are decent, although be aware that the band's on-stage version of Tommy omits some decent songs from the opera, such as "Sensation" and "Underture. Track Listing - Disc 1.
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The band returned to the site of their legendary 1970 concert performing their hits and album tracks. We've got clips from 2004 and the earlier show. In 2004, The Who returned to the Isle Of Wight Festival for the first time since their legendary 1970 performance. After a long absence, the festival had been reborn in 2002 and continues to this day. The Who’s . concerts in 2004 were the first in their home country since the death of founding member, bassist John Entwistle. As the evening shadows lengthened across the festival site, The Who took to the stage and delivered a performance packed with hit singles and classic album tracks like Drowned and Bargain.
View Isle Of Wight,'s concert history along with concert photos, videos, setlists, and more. Concert Archives users saw 2 concerts in Isle Of Wight, Date. Aug 26, 1970 – Aug 30, 1970. Isle of Wight Festival 1970. Isle Of Wight, Aug 29, 1969 – Aug 31, 1969. Isle of Wight Festival 1969 Bob Dylan, The Who, Joe Cocker, The Moody Blues, Richie Havens, Free, Tom Paxton, Blonde On Blonde, Pentangle, Gary Farr, Mighty Baby, Edgar Broughton Band, Fat Mattress, Julie Felix, The Pretty Things, Blodwyn Pig, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, The Nice, Aynsley Dunbar, Eclection, The Liverpool Scene. Isle Of Wight, Latest Photos View.
|A2||Michel Legrand In Concert|
|A3||'One' (From 'A Chorus Line')|
|A4||March - The Battle Of Britain|
|A5||Highlights From 'Carousel'|
|B1||The Amethyst March|
|B2||Morning Train (Nine To Five)|
|B3||March - British Eighth|
|B4||Tomorrow - From 'Annie'|
|B5||Sinatra In Concert|
- Producer – Maurice Keat, Rod Gammons