Australian singles chart:
Monterey entered the Kent charts 13 January 1968 and peaked at #9. The song was #74 on the Top 100 of 1968.
The song is on The Twain Shall Meet.
Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, Danny McCulloch
Record label of Australian release:
Eric Burdon and the Animals performed at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival at the peak of the Summer of Love; they followed Johnny Rivers onstage and were introduced by Chet Helms.
The song Monterey was subsequently written in tribute to the group’s experiences at the festival, describing its atmosphere and some of the notable musicians who played, including The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Ravi Shankar, The Who, Hugh Masekela, The Grateful Dead, and Jimi Hendrix, as “young gods” with music “born of love” and “religion was being born.” The band described a scene at which “children danced night and day”, and “even the cops grooved with us.” “His Majesty Prince Jones” referred to Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, who was an MC at the event.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monterey_(Eric_Burdon_and_the_Animals_song)
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