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JIMI HENDRIX - " Atlanta International Pop Festival " July 4th 1970

About 100 miles south of Atlanta, next to a field just outside the town of Byron stands a plaque erected by the Georgia Historical Society… 234 more words

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Review: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival (Live)

Just when I thought I was done buying Jimi Hendrix albums…..he pulls me back in.

A few weekends ago, sitting around the house with the wife on a late summer evening, just chillin as the kids say, I flip on Showtime and they’re showing a Hendrix documentary entitled “Electric Church”. 950 more words

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The JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - " Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival " Legacy Recording

Are you ready to get Experienced, once again? 45 years ago, The Jimi Hendrix Experience played to the largest American audience of its career on the stage of the… 396 more words

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JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE FREEDOM: ATLANTA POP FESTIVAL 2CD/2LP OUT AUGUST 28

About 100 miles south of Atlanta, next to a field just outside the town of Byron, there stands a plaque erected by the Georgia Historical Society marking the location of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival, where from July 3-5, 1970, “Over thirty musical acts performed, including rock icon Jimi Hendrix playing to the largest American audience of this career.” Despite the overwhelming attendance (estimated to be 300,000-400,000), the festival and Hendrix’s performance in particular, has not received its due in terms of historic importance and impact until now. 1,216 more words

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Jimi Hendrix performance at Atlanta Pop Festival chronicled in Showtime documentary

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI

The association most people have between Jimi Hendrix and massive festivals is Woodstock.

But on July 3-5, 1970, about 100 miles south of Atlanta in Byron, Hendrix played to the largest American audience of his career, an estimated 300,000-400,000, at the second Atlanta International Pop Festival. 280 more words

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