This October, the organisers behind Coachella are bringing some of music’s biggest living legends to Indio, California for the inaugural edition of Desert Trip festival. But what would the event look like if it had happened 40 years ago? Cooler, that’s what.
This Is What Desert Trip Would Look Like If It Happened In 1976
(left to right) Guitarist Ronnie Wood, singer Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones performing on stage at the Knebworth Fair in Hertfordshire, England on August 21, 1976. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images) Getty
SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 25: Bob Dylan performs on stage with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar at 'The Last Waltz' concert at Winterland Ballroom on November 25, 1976 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Getty
Canadian singer Neil Young performs on stage, playing a banjo, at Hammersmith Odeon, London, 28th March 1976. (Photo by Graham Wiltshire/Redferns) Getty
LOS ANGELES - MAY 1976: Founding member of the rock and roll band "The Beatles", Paul McCartney, fronts his next band "Wings" in May 1976 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Getty
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 7: Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend perform with The Who at The Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, FL on August 7, 1976. (Photo by Mickey Adair/Getty Images) Getty
UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 01: WEMBLEY EMPIRE POOL Photo of Roger WATERS and PINK FLOYD, Roger Waters performing live onstage, playing Fender Stratocaster guitar, wearing headphones, on In The Flesh ('Animals' album) tour, wearing pig t-shirt (Photo by Ian Dickson/Redferns) Getty