Monday, May 01, 2006

Amougies Pop & Jazz Festival Belgium 69


This was the infamous Amougies festival organised (disorganised would be the better word) by those Byg records crooks in the wake of their recording sessions from the summer of 1969. The correct name for the affair was
Le Festival Actuel.
Thius was scheduled to be held in Paris but the organisers could not get the authorisation to have it in Paris or in the Paris area. The event was moved to Amougies, in Belgium, just north of the French border.
Was there for the first three days. This was held under a huge tent. I remember rain falling practically all the time. You'd better have the right boots to survive in the mud.
(writen by someone who was there)

























01. The Soft Machine - Moon In June / The Nice - Rondo
02. East of Eden - Confusion
03. Pink Floyd - Green Is The Colour / Careful With That Axe, Eugene
04. East of Eden -
05. Gong - Rational Anthem / ? - ? / ? - ?
06. East Of Eden -
07. Art Ensemble of Chicago -
08. ? - ?
09. The Soft Machine - Eamon Andrews
10. The Pretty Things - Alexander
11. The Pretty Things -
12. East Of Eden - Bathers
13. Frank Zappa intro>Captain Beefheart - My Human Gets Me Blues
14. Soft Machine - Hibou, Anemone and Bear
Bonus:Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa-interstellar overdrive

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8 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

thank you very much
the famous duo between Zappa and the Floyd
great post!!

1:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fantastic post!

Thank you very much!

Grtz, Danny from Belgium (I was 2 years young in 1969)

7:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the great posts. love the japan rock. do you have creation pure electric soul. or any feedback about it. thanks again Bruce

11:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for this historic recording of a famous festival.

herr k. *totally fuzzy*

11:56 PM  
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8:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wonder if Pretty Things, etc., were otherwise recorded?

8:15 AM  
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