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August 3, 1968 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

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100,000 attend two-day Newport Pop Festival in Costa Mesa, California; performers included Alice Cooper, Canned Heat, The Chambers Brothers, Country Joe and the Fish, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Sonny & Cher, Steppenwolf, Tiny Tim, The Animals, Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and The Byrds

Rocker Alice Cooper
Rocker
Alice Cooper
Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher