Ed Driscoll

Psychoanalyzing Psychedelic Sixties Solipsism

In Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue, a DVD that documents Miles Davis’ performance at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, which was promoted as being the English equivalent of Woodstock, and ended up closer to the English equivalent of Altamont, Carlos Santana was videotaped in 2004 uttering this defense of the 1960s:

Isle of Wight was a pure result of consciousness-revolution music.