BICKERSHAW FESTIVAL 1972 DVD

Rare archive film from numerous sources brings together the story of one of the great North-West festivals of the 70s. Over one and a half hours including music/film/stills from the festival. During the 70s there were only 2 great multi-day Greenfield music festivals with camping in North-West England, Bickershaw and Deeply Vale. Bickershaw, held on a fairly wet May weekend in 1972, was around 2.25 in advance for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Around 40,000 people attended and the festival inspired many audience members to pursue careers in the music industry.

Features tracks from: Donovan - Only The Blues, Incredible String Band - Weather The Storm, Country Joe - Sweet Lorraine, Grateful Dead - Black Throated Wind, New Riders Of The Purple Sage - Watcha Gonna Do, Captain Beefheart - Click Clack, Family - Part Of The Load, Kinks - You Really Got Me, Captain Beyond - I Can't Feel Nothing Past One. Also features interviews with Jerry Garcia, Nik Turner from Hawkwind, Brian Eastwood [guitar builder], poster artist Steve Jacuzzi Hardstaff & Mick Middles.