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August 26th

1967 - Mick Jagger and The Beatles meet up in Bangor North Wales to seek guidance from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They were interested in learning about Transcendental Meditation and attended an introductory seminar given by Yogi in the main hall of the Hugh Owen Buildings, now part of Bangor University. Over 300 people attended the seminar.

1970 – It’s the start of the third Isle of Wight Festival and oh what a festival it is.  Jimi Hendrix, Donovan, Jethro Tull, Mungo Jerry, ELP, The Doors, The Who, The Moody Blues, Chicago, Procol Harum, Sly and the Family Stone all appear over the next three days.

1978Frankie Valli goes to No.1 on the singles chart with the song ‘Grease’. The song was written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and was, of course, the title song to the movie of the same name. It would go on to sell over 2 million copies.

2007 - The Rolling Stones play the final show of their ‘A Bigger Bang World Tour’ in London, England. It was the longest and biggest tour of their career, and became the highest grossing in rock history with a staggering $560 million.

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