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1977 - Reading Rock Festival

Reading Rock Festival

Reading Rock Festival
Richfield Avenue, Reading, UK
August 1977

In 1977 the National Jazz, Blues & Rock Festival changed it's name to Reading Rock. The festival became a complete pool of mud on the day prior to it's start. It was headlined by Alex Harvey , Thin Lizzy and Uriah Heep. It also included Ultravox! (featuring John Foxx) from the new generation of British synth pop bands, and the punk act Electric Chairs.

Hand Reef, Aerosmith, Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Blue, Doobie Brothers, Electric Chairs,The Enid, Frankie Miller, George Hatcher, Gloria Mundi, Golden, Earring, Graham Parker, Hawkwind, John Miles, Kingfish, Krazy Kats, Little River Band, Lone Star, Motors, No Dice, Racing Cars, Salt, Staa Marx, Thin Lizzy, Tiger, U Boat, Ultravox!, Uriah Heep, Widowmaker

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