Glastonbury: An Oral History of the Music, Mud & Magic

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For the first time ever, the story of Glastonbury Festival is presented in full. Packed with photos and the vivid accounts of hundreds of people—from performers to punters —Glastonbury is a colorful oral history of a party that started with a handful of people in a field in Somerset, England and grew into a mammoth “city in the fields,” drawing more than 100,000 attendees and 40,000 performers and staff.

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For the first time ever, the story of Glastonbury Festival is presented in full. Packed with photos and the vivid accounts of hundreds of people—from performers to punters— Glastonbury Festival Tales is a colorful oral history of a party that started with a handful of people in a field in Somerset, England and grew into a mammoth “city in the fields,” drawing more than 100,000 attendees and 40,000 performers and staff. Among the many contributors to the book are Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Billy Bragg, Michael Stipe, Nik Turner, and Chris Martin.

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John Shearlaw, journalist, columnist, film researcher and author, has worked for the Glastonbury Press Office since 1995 and has been involved with the festival since it began, giving him unrivalled access to every area of the organisation. Crispin Aubrey has written for many publications, including the Guardian and Time Out. Now based in Somerset, he has worked for and at the festival for the last twenty years as punter, stall-holder, volunteer and press-officer.

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