The first Festival was held on the day after Jimi Hendrix died, over a two day period and before long word had got around. It was the Blues festival at the Bath & West Showground that had inspired Michael Eavis to begin a festival of his own although on a smaller scale.
Line Up Summary
The First Glastonbury Festival recalled
Glastonbury 1970 - Michael Eavis interview
Glastonbury 1970 - Scenes from the first festival.
Four Decades of Glastonbury