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1975 - 15th National Jazz Blues & Rock Festival

Reading Rock Festival

14th National Jazz, Blues & Rock Festival
Richfield Avenue, Reading, UK
August 22-24th, 1975

1975 was probably the year of the confirmation of the National Jazz, Blues & Rock Festival, now commonly known as Reading, as a massive event. It was attended by 2,5000 people that watched the headline shows of Yes, Wishbone Ash, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Supertramp, Hawkwind, and Lou Reed under the rain .
This was also the year of the confirmation of the presence of the heavy rock scene in the UK, with bands like UFO, Wishbone Ash, Judas Priest and Thin Lizzy.

Alberto y Los Trios Paranoias, Joan Armatrading, Babe Ruth, Caravan, Climax Blues Band, Dr Feelgood, Hawkwind, Heavy Metal Kids, Judas Proest, Kokomo, Kursaal Flyers, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Alan Stivell, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Lou Reed, Snafu, Soft Machine, Stella, String Driven Thing, Supertramp, Thin Lizzy, Robin Trower, UFO, Wally, Wisghone Ash, Yes, Zzebra

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