Mixing: Memory Of A Free Festival

The first of three mixing sessions for David Bowie’s single ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ took place on 4 April 1970.

The single release spread the song over both sides of the 7″ disc. This mixing session took place at London’s Trident Studios, with Tony Visconti producing.

Recording for ‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ took place on 21, 22, and 23 March, and 2 and 3 April, with mixing sessions following on 4, 14, and 15 April.

‘Memory Of A Free Festival’ was released in Europe on . Bowie promoted it with appearances on the UK television show Six-O-One, and on the Dutch programme Eddy, Ready, Go!. Despite these efforts, however, it was not a commercial success.

Last updated: 29 March 2023
Recording: Memory Of A Free Festival
Live: Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate
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