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Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Phil Lesh, bassist for the Grateful Dead, sits on a small amplifier backstage, while Bob Weir stands behind him.

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City Hall

Date: 1929 

Description: View from street of City Hall building on a corner. There are garages in the back on the left. On the corner there is a stop sign, a Hwy 51 signpost, and a...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The Sound Storm music festival site as seen from the camping area. Attendees mill around many tents, campers and automobiles. In the far background a large...

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Couple on Hill

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A couple take a break from the crowded audience to embrace on the edge of a steep ditch with part of the Sound Storm festival scaffolding visible behind th...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Side view from stage of Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart playing drums on stage with the Grateful Dead while Phil Lesh stands between them. Behind the band...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A barefoot young female audience member wearing a macrame shirt and smoking a cigarette leans against the ramp to the main stage at the Sound Storm music f...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from the audience.

Date: 1929 

Description: View across road of cottage with a screened porch in a wooded area. Picnic tables are on the left. A bench is in front of the cottage. A row of planters in...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Don Richardson with the band US Pure grins while holding two flutes and a trumpet, while stagehands unload equipment backstage at the Sound Storm music fes...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A crew works with plywood during construction of the food stalls at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Jerry Garcia and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan of the Grateful Dead stand around backstage, talking with fans.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival, including a naked woman seen from behind.

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B act Baby Huey mid-performance viewed from the audience. The band was made up of a three man horn section, electric guitar, drums, congas, elect...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of young audience members crowd around a campfire in the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from stage looking out towards crowd of Jerry Garcia and Bill Kreutzmann playing guitar and drums (respectively) with the Grateful Dead at the Sound S...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The Sorry Muthas performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival. Cal Hand - dobro, black hat, seated; Judy Larson - singing, guitar; Papa J...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Close-up of an unidentified singer performing with an unidentified band on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Keith Anderson, bass player for Illinois Speed Press, wearing a furry hat and a leather jacket, playing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival...

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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned the "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek holding a...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A small group of workers mill around the foot of the festival stage mid-construction.

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