TL2221 : Knebworth Fair 1976 - The Rolling Stones

taken 43 years ago, near to Old Knebworth, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Knebworth Fair 1976 - The Rolling Stones
Knebworth Fair 1976 - The Rolling Stones
The 3rd one day festival held in the grounds of Knebworth House was headlined by The Rolling Stones. A far more professional stage than the year before, see Link. It was in the shape of a giant tongue (modelled on the Stones logo which allowed Jagger to parade himself nicely). Inflation was taking hold with ticket prices rising to 4.25 for the whole day from 2.75 a year earlier. At this point in my early years as a music fan I had seen The Rolling Stones twice for a total of 4.25 having also seen the free concert in Hyde Park in 1969 - starts to make Glastonbury 2013 look mighty expensive at 205.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 August, 1976   (more nearby)
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Monday, 1 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2270 2121 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.5582N 0:13.1400W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2265 2110
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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