The 14 Hour Technicolour Dream – a multi-media extravaganza and “be-in” staged as a benefit for IT (International Times) magazine and widely acknowledged as the first mass expression of the psychedelic underground in the UK.
45 years ago, only 10 years after “All Shook Up” and just over 10 years before the Pistols split up. That’s a scary thought.
“What Is A Happening?” The 30 minute Man Alive documentary in three parts.
“Excuse me, I wonder if I can wake you up for a moment?….Why are you asleep?”
Extract from Pink Floyd’s set
Floyd footage from “Tonight Let’s All Make Love In London”
Colour and B&W footage from the “A Technicolor Dream” dvd (2008)
…and the official trailer…
First hand accounts of the event ………
Accounts from ukrockfestivals.com including a piece by John Crosby, the US journalist who invented the “Swinging London” concept.