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On July 31, 1970, at Middlefield, Connecticut, the Powder Ridge Rock Festival was scheduled to begin. A legal injunction forced the event to be canceled, keeping the musicians away; but a crowd of 30,000 attendees arrived anyway, to find no food, no entertainment, no adequate plumbing, and at least seventy drug dealers. Volunteer doctor William Abruzzi declared a drug “crisis” on 1 August and said “Woodstock was a pale pot scene. This is a heavy hallucinogens scene.”

"Woodstock was a pale pot scene. This is a heavy hallucinogens scene." – 25 Amazing Photos Captured Daily Life at the Powder Ridge Rock Festival, 1970

Keith Moon (1946 - 1978), known as a wild man of rock and drummer of the famous rock group The Who, playing the drums during a concert, circa 1975. Photo: Keystone, Getty Images / Getty Images 2011

Keith Moon - known as a wild man of rock and drummer of the famous rock group The Who, playing the drums during a concert, circa Photo: Keystone, Getty Images / Getty Images 2011

1965 - The Who had their equipment van stolen while purchasing a guard dog at Battersea Dog's Home in England. Does anyone other than us and possibly Alanis Morissette see the irony in this?

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The Eagles. "an extremely diverse group of musicians" Photo: Redfern / Getty Images. The Eagles Top 10 Most Underrated Eagles Songs

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David Gilmour

David Gilmour on stage with Pink Floyd, United Kingdom, photograph by Tony Collins.

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