Gigs That Changed The World

There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical.

They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation.

Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical. They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation. Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

1/5. The cavern was a Liverpool jazz club till the first beat group played the interval, and a whole new audience changed music and Britain forever.

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical. They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation. Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

2/5. Bob Dylan was at the vanguard of a folk singing movement which was going to make the world a better place. When he abandoned acoustic folk for electric rock, it was as if he had betrayed the movement. It was at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester in 1966 where one of his audience called him 'Judas'.

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical. They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation. Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

3/5. All You Need Is Love was the anthem of a generation which believed that putting flowers in rifle barrels would bring about peace. People who were at the Altamont, a huge rock concert organised and headlined by the Rolling Stones in 1969, share their feelings about how their dream lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical. they defined an era or signalled a change for a generation. Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

4/6. 'God Save The Queen and Her Fascist Regime,' sang the sex pistols on the queen's silver jubilee in 1977. They were sailing past the houses of parliament on a barge at the time. Did they speak for a generation, was it just a publicity stunt - or was it both?

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical. They defined an series era or signalled a change for a generation. Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.

5/5. Live Aid, 1985: If any gig can be said to have changed the world it's this one. It wasn't just the money raised and the good done but it was the attitudes which changed throughout the world. And for those who were there it was the greatest gig of their lives.

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There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical.

They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation.

Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.Bob Dylan was at the vanguard of a folk singing movement which was going to make the world a better place.

When he abandoned acoustic folk for electric rock, it was as if he had betrayed the movement.

It was at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester in 1966 where one of his audience called him 'Judas'.

Bob Dylan was at the vanguard of a folk singing movement which was going to make the world a better place.

01012005112720060808

There are some gigs whose importance was more than just musical.

They defined an era or signalled a change for a generation.

Muriel Gray relives the experience with performers and audience.Bob Dylan was at the vanguard of a folk singing movement which was going to make the world a better place.

When he abandoned acoustic folk for electric rock, it was as if he had betrayed the movement.

It was at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester in 1966 where one of his audience called him 'Judas'.

Bob Dylan was at the vanguard of a folk singing movement which was going to make the world a better place.

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The Beat Group played the Cavern in Liverpool, and a whole new audience changed music and Britain forever.

The cavern was a Liverpool jazz club till the first beat group played the interval, and a whole new audience changed music and Britain forever.

01022005120420060807

The Beat Group played the Cavern in Liverpool, and a whole new audience changed music and Britain forever.

The cavern was a Liverpool jazz club till the first beat group played the interval, and a whole new audience changed music and Britain forever.

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The peace and love era lost its dream at Altamont, a huge rock concert organised and headlined by the rolling stones.

Those who were at Altamont in 1969 share their feelings about how their dream lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

All You Need Is Love was the anthem of a generation which believed that putting flowers in rifle barrels would bring about peace.

People who were at the Altamont, a huge rock concert organised and headlined by the Rolling Stones in 1969, share their feelings about how their dream lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

01032005121120060809

The peace and love era lost its dream at Altamont, a huge rock concert organised and headlined by the rolling stones.

Those who were at Altamont in 1969 share their feelings about how their dream lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

All You Need Is Love was the anthem of a generation which believed that putting flowers in rifle barrels would bring about peace.

People who were at the Altamont, a huge rock concert organised and headlined by the Rolling Stones in 1969, share their feelings about how their dream lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

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Were The Sex Pistols speaking for a generation when they sang 'God Save the Queen' from a barge on the Thames on the Queen's Silver Jubilee or was it just a publicity stunt?

'God Save The Queen and Her Fascist Regime,' sang the sex pistols on the queen's silver jubilee in 1977.

They were sailing past the houses of parliament on a barge at the time.

Did they speak for a generation, was it just a publicity stunt - or was it both?

01042005121820060810

Were The Sex Pistols speaking for a generation when they sang 'God Save the Queen' from a barge on the Thames on the Queen's Silver Jubilee or was it just a publicity stunt?

'God Save The Queen and Her Fascist Regime,' sang the sex pistols on the queen's silver jubilee in 1977.

They were sailing past the houses of parliament on a barge at the time.

Did they speak for a generation, was it just a publicity stunt - or was it both?

0105Live Aid, 19852006010120060811

If any gig can be said to have changed the world it's this one. It wasn't just the money raised and the good done but it was the attitudes which changed throughout the world. And for those who were there it was the greatest gig of their lives.

0105Live Aid, 19852006010120060811

If any gig can be said to have changed the world it's this one. It wasn't just the money raised and the good done but it was the attitudes which changed throughout the world. And for those who were there it was the greatest gig of their lives.

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Brit-Pop - Oasis at King Tuts.

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Brit-Pop - Oasis at King Tuts.