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Monterey International Pop Festival enters 50th anniversary

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Published : Jun 17, 2017, 10:54 am IST
Updated : Aug 12, 2017, 4:15 pm IST
The Monterey International Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif that turned 50 celebrated by kicking off a three-day concert (Photo:AP)
The Monterey International Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif that turned 50 celebrated by kicking off a three-day concert (Photo:AP)
Music Monterey Pop Festival A pair of women walk with flowers in their hair during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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A pair of women walk with flowers in their hair during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
Andrew Oldham, former manager of the Rolling Stones, gestures while introducing Eric Burdon and the Animals during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." Burdon performed at the first festival. Burdon played in the first festival that Oldham helped produce. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Andrew Oldham, former manager of the Rolling Stones, gestures while introducing Eric Burdon and the Animals during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
Eric Burdon performs during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." Burdon performed at the first festival. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Eric Burdon performs during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
Katie Dunkle listens to Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Katie Dunkle listens to Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
Nathaniel Rateliff performs during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Nathaniel Rateliff performs during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
People listen to Charles Bradley and his Extarordinaires during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
People listen to Charles Bradley and his Extarordinaires during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
People listen to Eric Burdon and the Animals perform during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." Burdon performed at the first festival. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
People listen to Eric Burdon and the Animals perform during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the
People listen to Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats perform during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
People listen to Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats perform during the Monterey International Pop Festival Friday, June 16, 2017, in Monterey, Calif. The festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from half a century ago. In 1967 the festival was the centerpiece of the

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