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Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group of three young workers amid construction of plywood stalls. There is a station wagon in the background. A few tents are set up on the hill in the b...

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Constructing Stalls

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: People on a construction crew work with plywood and cinder blocks to make stalls 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 Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek and holding a...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: The camping site for the Sound Storm music festival a day or two before campers begin arriving. There is a lone car and tent visible.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A couple stand near a group of parked cars away from the audience, including a Pontiac and a Plymouth. Behind them is a crowd of men standing in front of a...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Either Pat Ferreri or Phil Upchurch, playing 12-string guitar for psychedelic soul band Rotary Connection, on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A helicopter drops papers onto the audience at the Sound Storm music festival. It was widely rumored that Ken Kesey was at the festival and that he dropped...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival. A few of the men in the foreground are shirtless, while others are wearing ei...

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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

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

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Three men positioned on the Sound Storm festival stage scaffolding maintain the electronic sound system equipment during stage construction.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from above of a crowd of audience members, one of whom is wearing a green camouflage hat, dance at the Sound Storm music festival.

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Festival Faucets

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group using water faucets connected to a milk tanker associated with "Dobson Milk Transit" while the festival stage and other amenities are still under c...

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US Pure Tour Van

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The touring van with trailer for US Pure parked near the backstage area of the Sound Storm music festival. Two people are standing near the open passenger...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: A group of bikers in leather jackets that read "Drifters MC Property of Sugar Bear" and "Drifters MC Rockford" seated in the Sound Storm audience.

Date: 1970-05-05 

Description: Steve Landaal and two friends sit on a log over a creek at the Sound Storm rock festival. They are enjoying nude sunbathing.

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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: 1970-04-25 

Description: A shirtless Denny Craswell, drummer of Minneapolis rock band Crow, playing on stage at Sound Storm.

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B act Baby Huey mid-performance viewed from stage left. Members of the horn section and percussionists are visible in front of and behind Baby Hu...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from the audience. People are also watching from a scaffolding behind the stage.

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