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Monterey Pop: The Summer of Love

During the Summer of Love, 1967, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival ushered in a new era of rock 'n' roll. The festival launched the careers of music legends like Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Otis Redding. These stellar performers, however, were just a few among a diverse and talented cast that included Simon and Garfunkel, Hugh Masekela, The Mamas and the Papas, Jefferson Airplane, Eric Burden and the Animals, and The Who. Director D.A. Pennebaker captured the decade's spirit during the three-day festival in his acclaimed documentary Monterey Pop and immortalized moments that have become legend. Now, 40 years later, Monterey Pop: The Summer of Love presents the best of Pennebaker's documentary.