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Running Time: 78 mins.Box Office: $1,524.00
Genre: Documentary

Janis Joplin
James Gurley
Peter Alkin
Sam Andrew

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New York City, in the fall of 1966, Alan Pariser had an idea for the greatest concert in the history of rock and roll. As a counter-concert to the annual Monterey Jazz Festival, Pariser, an L.A. scene maker and sometime concert promoter, along with John Philips (leader of the Mamas and the Papas) and Lou Adler (the president of Dunhill Records), drummed up the idea of a concert unlike any other. With a banner declaring it a, "celebration of music, love and flowers," the forerunner to Woodstock was born. Like Woodstock, Monterey Pop was devised as a non-profit event, complete with a "board of goverors" that included Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Donovan, Brian Wilson and Smokey Rob... Full Summary >>