Monterey pop

United States, 1968

Film
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In June 1967, the Mamas and the Papas hosted a three day Pop Festival in Monterey, California. D.A. Pennebaker’s outstanding film is a record of extraordinary musicians and extraordinary insight into an era. This is the 60’s in celebration, exploding with new voices and optimistic energy. Performing artists include Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Simon and Garfunkel, Scott McKenzie, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Canned Heat and The Who.

Credits

director

D.A. Pennebaker

co-producer

Lou Adler

John Phillips

Language

English

Duration

01:19:05:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35272

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Hendrix, Jimi

Music & Performing Arts → Music festivals

Music & Performing Arts → Musicians, American

Music & Performing Arts → Popular music

Music & Performing Arts → Redding, Otis, d. 1967

Music & Performing Arts → Rock music

Music & Performing Arts → The Who (Musical group)

Musicals

People → Hendrix, Jimi

People → Redding, Otis, d. 1967

People → The Who (Musical group)

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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