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10 great moments from last weekend's Woodstock Music & Arts Fair

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August 30th, 1969: 10 great moments from last weekend's Woodstock Music & Arts Fair

Last weekend saw half a million people descend upon Bethel, NY for a music festival. Here are some highlights.

 
'We want Morrison': The Doors at Seattle Pop Festival last month

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August 29th, 1969: "We want Morrison": The Doors at Seattle Pop Festival last month

"Something has happened to the Doors. Ray Manzarek knows it, several thousand people who attended the Seattle Pop Festival know, and probably so does Jim Morrison."

 
Finally, some new music from Bob Dylan!

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November 6th, 1967: Finally, some new music from Bob Dylan!

After a year of silence, some new music from the Dylan camp has emerged.

 
Jimi Hendrix talks The Beatles, meeting Bob Dylan and recording his debut album

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January 17th, 1967: Jimi Hendrix talks The Beatles, meeting Bob Dylan and recording his debut album

The following interview with Jimi Hendrix was conducted by Steve Barker in January 1967 - 50 Years Ago this year.

 
'I've been up all night, I've taken some pills.' - Bob Dylan Interview in Stockholm

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April 28th, 1966: "I've been up all night, I've taken some pills." - Bob Dylan Interview in Stockholm

April 28th, 1966 - Bob Dylan arrived in Stockholm, Sweden for the first show of his European tour. Dylan met with journalist Klas Burling in a Stockholm hotel room.

 
In April 1966 a group of South Australian journalists tried to interview Bob Dylan, listen here.

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April 22nd, 1966: In April 1966 a group of South Australian journalists tried to interview Bob Dylan, listen here.

​April 22nd, 1966 - While on tour in Australia, Bob Dylan sat down for a press conference with a room of journalists in Adelaide. Listen to the audio of the press conference at the bottom of this

 
Listen to Bob Dylan take calls from listeners on Radio Unnameable, 50 Years Ago today

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January 27th, 1966: Listen to Bob Dylan take calls from listeners on Radio Unnameable, 50 Years Ago today

It was sometime after midnight in the early hours of January 26, 1966 when I fell asleep, as I usually did on week nights: listening to a show on New York’s WBAI FM called Radio Unnameable.

 
Morrison meets Manzarek, starts The Doors

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December 22nd, 1965: Morrison meets Manzarek, starts The Doors

​July 8, 1965 – Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. was meditating on LA’s Venice Beach when a guy he’d known at film school approached and said hi. The guy was 22 year old college dropout, James Douglas

 
The Bizarre And Tragic Death of Soul Icon Sam Cooke

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December 10th, 1965: The Bizarre And Tragic Death of Soul Icon Sam Cooke

By the time he reached the age of 33, Sam Cooke had established himself as a towering figure in the music industry.

 
What Really Happened When Dylan Played The Les Crane Show

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December 9th, 1965: What Really Happened When Dylan Played The Les Crane Show

​We try to be as accurate as possible with our articles at Gaslight Records, but given the events we cover occurred at least 20 years before most of our writers were born, it can sometimes prove

 
10 Highlights from Dylan's San Francisco Press Conference

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December 6th, 1965: 10 Highlights from Dylan's San Francisco Press Conference

In case you didn't have the time to sit through the entire hour of Bob Dylan's San Fransisco Press Conference on December 3rd

 
Tom Wilson: The Mid-Wife of the Folk Rock Movement

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November 30th, 1965: Tom Wilson: The Mid-Wife of the Folk Rock Movement

If Bob Dylan was the father (and mother) of folk rock, then Tom Wilson was the mid-wife. Even though he first arrived to that position by accident:

 
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