Monterey Pop 1967, Festival

The performers' lounge backstage
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The performers' lounge backstage


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Two unidentified girls backstage
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Two unidentified girls backstage


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Bruce Barthol (bass), Barry "The Fish" Melton (lead guitar)
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Bruce Barthol (bass), Barry "The Fish" Melton (lead guitar)


and Gary "Chicken" Hirsh (drums) stride onto stage   •  Monterey Pop Festival   •  (1967) Monterey, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #MontereyPop1967_03
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Country Joe McDonald sings to the camera
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Country Joe McDonald sings to the camera


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Barry "The Fish" Melton strums up a storm
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Barry "The Fish" Melton strums up a storm


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David Bennett Cohen
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David Bennett Cohen


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Country Joe McDonald tunes his guitar
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Country Joe McDonald tunes his guitar


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Gary "Chicken" Hirsh plays the drums
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Gary "Chicken" Hirsh plays the drums


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Country Joe and the Fish play
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Country Joe and the Fish play


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Unidentified boy hangs out backstage
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Unidentified boy hangs out backstage


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Peter Tork receives a gift of a "Sticky Wicket" candle
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Peter Tork receives a gift of a "Sticky Wicket" candle


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Peter Tork clowns around with his candle
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Peter Tork clowns around with his candle


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Peter Tork shows off his candle to his friends
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Peter Tork shows off his candle to his friends


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Someone tries to steal the candle from Peter Tork
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Someone tries to steal the candle from Peter Tork


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Unidentified performer consoles Peter Tork
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Unidentified performer consoles Peter Tork


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Janis Joplin belts out a song for the crowd
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Janis Joplin belts out a song for the crowd


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Janis Joplin continues to belt out songs for the crowd
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Janis Joplin continues to belt out songs for the crowd


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Janis Joplin encourages the crowd to clap
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Janis Joplin encourages the crowd to clap


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Michelle Phillips of the "Mommas and the Poppas"
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Michelle Phillips of the "Mommas and the Poppas"


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Michelle Phillips, Mama Cass Elliot and John Phillips
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Michelle Phillips, Mama Cass Elliot and John Phillips


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Michelle Phillips, Mama Cass Elliot,
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Michelle Phillips, Mama Cass Elliot,


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Scott McKenzie sings
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Scott McKenzie sings


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Unidentified singer at piano
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Unidentified singer at piano


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Visitors to the "Sticky Wicket" candle booth
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Jan Doss, Monday 16 November 2009

I'm not sure if I already told you this, but this is also my cousin, Bob "Flash" Gray. He was the assistant to Tom Wilkes. You also had some photos of him at the Fantasy Fair on MT. Tam. internal link internal link internal link internal link


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Pigpen
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Pigpen, of the Grateful Dead, performed at night.


Anonymous Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:47:34
Nothing like David Cohen ... looks more like Pigpen of the Grateful Dead.


Bryan Sun, 10 March 2019 16:40:41
Thanks. I corrected the entry.


Pigpen   •  Of the Grateful Dead   •  Played Sunday night   •  Monterey Pop Festival   •  Monterey, California   •  (Date PHotographed: June 1967)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 16 September 2006)   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #MontereyPop1967_25
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Mich Mitchell from the Jimi Hendrix Experience
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Mich Mitchell from the Jimi Hendrix Experience


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Jimi Hendrix with "The Jimi Hendrix Experience"
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Jimi Hendrix with "The Jimi Hendrix Experience"


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Jimi Hendrix with "The Jimi Hendrix Experience"
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Jimi Hendrix with "The Jimi Hendrix Experience"


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D.A. Pennybaker films Jimi Hendrix
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D.A. Pennybaker films Jimi Hendrix


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Jimi Hendrix plays with his back to the audience
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Jimi Hendrix plays with his back to the audience


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Jimi Hendrix ends a fine set
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Jimi Hendrix ends a fine set


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Paul Butterfield Blues Band
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In this shot, guitarist Elvin Bishop and leader Butterfield can be seen in the center of the shot, with bassist Bugsy Maugh just visible on the left. The entire stage is shown, form the lighting above to the floor below.


Guitarist Elvin Bishop (center)   •  Leader Paul Butterfield (right)   •  Bassist Bugsy Maugh (just visible to the left)   •  Russian slitscan camera negative   •  drum-scan digitized by NewLab   •  Monterey Pop Festival   •  (1967) Monterey, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #MontereyPopTall1967_01
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The stage and audience
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In this shot, guitarist Elvin Bishop is soloing but can only be seen from his waist down. Bugsy Maugh to his left is also seen from the waist down. At the extreme right is one of the cameramen on the Pennybaker crew. Another Pennybaker camera operator can be seen at the foot of the stage. Notice his large 1,000 foot rolls of 16mm film. Also notice the cameramen on the roof opposite.


Russian slitscan camera negative   •  drum-scan digitized by NewLab   •  Monterey Pop Festival   •  (1967) Monterey, California   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #MontereyPop1967_01
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Crowds mill around the various booths of goods
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Crowds mill around the various booths of goods


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Some slept on the ground
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Some slept on the ground


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Shot from in front of the Sticky Wicket candle booth
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Shot from in front of the Sticky Wicket candle booth


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A couple smiles and poses
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A couple smiles and poses


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The stadium to the left, with booths to the right
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The stadium to the left, with booths to the right


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More crowds outside the stadium
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More crowds outside the stadium


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Audience inside the stadium with stage to left
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Audience inside the stadium with stage to left


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Back stage
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This shot shows the back stage area for performers, press, and staff. The press/staff office is closest on the left. Jerry Garcia can be seen passing between two women on the left. Further along was the "Cocktails" bar and green room for the performers.


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Area outside stadium where bands could be seen for free
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Area outside stadium where bands could be seen for free


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David Dannexternal link Monday 17 May 2010

Wonderful photos of the Monetery Pop Festival, Bryan! Very informative to an amateur historian like myself. I see that you took many shots onstage the afternoon of Saturday, June 17, and I'm hoping that you have a few of the Electric Flag who played last that day. I host a website dedicated to Michael Bloomfield, and I'd love to see anything you have of them. By the way, the unknown band in the wide-angle shots is the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and I believe Jerry Garcia can be seen walking by in one of your backstage shots. Thanks, David D.

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