Anthems from the Summer of Love: 1967


Fifty-four years ago, the so-called Summer of Love kicked off with one of the world’s first outdoor rock music festivals held in Monterey, California. Those who played included The Who, The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding.

Here are just a few of our favourite Summer of Love anthems which we think perfectly encapsulate the optimistic mood of the summer of 1967: