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The Thirteenth National Jazz ,Blues and Rock Festival.
Richfield Avenue. 
August 24-26th 1973.

Recordings ,Setlists and tickets .


Status Quo

25th August 1973

Junior's Wailing / Someone's Learning / In My Chair / Railroad / Don't Waste My Time / Caroline / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / Roadhouse Blues. .

An interview  also exists of Tasavallian Presidentti which was broadcast on YLE TV2 11.09.1973 , Caught From The Air -  by Erkki Toivanen TP  25.08.1973


Genesis 8-26-73

  • Watcher Of The Skies
  • Supper's Ready
  • The Return Of The Giant Hogweed
  • The Musical Box


Recordings of the 1973 festival.
An LP was released which featured highlights from the 1973 Festival on GM Records .
Hands Off (8.50) (Rory Gallagher)
Road Runner (4.35) (Strider)
Feathered Friends (6.00) (Greenslade)
Don't Waste My Time (4.21) (Status Quo)
Losing You (7.00) (The Faces)
Long Legged Linda (3.52) (Andy Brown)
Earth Mother (6.10) (Lesley Duncan)
a. Hang On To A Dream
b. Person To Person (7.37) (Tim Hardin)

From this evidence I think we can presume that much of the festival was recorded professionally and the tapes are probably quietly moldering away in a vault .


ticket scans courtesy Right Brain Left Brain

ticket scans courtesy Right Brain Left Brain

Rod pix © Vin Miles


Sunday © Steve Austin


The early festivals.

You can find out the complete line ups of the first festivals if you follow the links below .

Festivals 1965-1990

Most of these have fairly complete documentation .But new contributions of any sort are always welcome regarding any of the festivals.
Richmond 1965
Windsor 1966
 Windsor 1967
Sunbury 1968
Plumpton 1969
Plumpton 1970
Reading 1971
Reading 1972
Reading 1973
Reading 1974


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