Jimi Hendrix prepares to "sacrifice" his guitar at Monterey Pop in an iconic rock 'n' roll moment. Courtesy of Janus Films hide caption

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A Look Back At Monterey Pop, 50 Years Later

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The Who, King Crimson, Arctic Monkeys

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Managers Chris Stamp (left) and Kit Lambert were aspiring filmmakers when they first approached The Who. The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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The 2 Filmmakers Behind The Who

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Clockwise from top: Local Natives, IO Echo, Angel Olsen, cover art for Gospel Claws and The Who's Quadrophenia. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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This Week's Mix: Local Natives, The Who, Gospel Claws, More

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British rockers Led Zeppelin pose in front of their private plane, dubbed "The Starship," in 1973. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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On The Road To Rock Excess: Why The '60s Really Ended In 1973

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The Monterey Pop Festival, 40 Years Later

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The Who Is Back

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Petra Haden Takes on Standards, and the Who

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Remembering The Who's Keith Moon

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Angus Young of AC/DC knows how to work up a sweat while playing. His endless energy, enthusiasm and affinity for shorts make him the Richard Simmons of the Guitar Hero workout. Getty Images hide caption

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