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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The first exhaustive, unbiased and completely illuminating account of the world's most famous rock and arts outdoor festival, told in the stories and photographs of the people who have performed at or been part of the Glastonbury phenomenon since it began in 1970.

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