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Bank Holiday Bluesology Festival.

Chateau Impney grounds.

Nr Droitwich.


September 1-2nd 1968

Peter Green onstage, Chateau Impney 1968

The Move

Fleetwood Mac

Duster Bennett

The Freddie Mac Show

Chris Farlowe and the Thunderbirds

Wynder K Frog

Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band


Cliff Bennett

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

Joe Cocker and the Grease Band

Jasper Stubbs

The Passion Forest

The Breakthru'

Skip Bifferty.

DJ John Peel


Program items courtesy Graham Ellis

Bluesology 1968 : Chateau Impney.

Crowd ,Stage ..... and The Rain

A film crew followed Fleetwood Mac to the festival and filmed them and Joe Cocker onstage, so we now have an excellent number of images of the festival at long last thanks to DVideo.

The stage - Saturday afternoon , before The Rain

The Chateau before The Rain

The Crowd- before The Rain

During The Rain

And during even more sodding Rain .....

Bluesology 1968 pages

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