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The Isle of Wight festival in 1970 played host to The Doors, Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis amongst others. But what was the reason for the first Isle of Wight festival, in 1968?
To offer a showcase for the Mayor's prog-rock group, Rainbow Turtlelove.
To raise money for the local swimming pool.
To lure cannabis-smoking hippies into a police trap.
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