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BATH FESTIVAL 1970 16mm Footage


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What's really revealing here is how low-key everything is backstage - just another bunch of early-70s hippie Brits hanging out before their gig.  No security, no entourage, no press (except for the person shooting the film).  Compare this to the 2007 O2 show, when LZ had long become permanent legends and the event was treated like the Second Coming of Christ.  Looks like Rock Gods were once ordinary mortals.  Thanks for sharing this.

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I've been able to confirm those videos are the Peter Whitehead footage that was previously thought to be too dark to use.

I'm told by someone familiar with the footage that there is around 5 minutes of footage filmed after the sun set that hasn't been published to YouTube.

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