In the summer of 1970, a chartered train crossed Canada carrying some of the world's greatest rock bands. The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Buddy Guy, and others lived (and partied) together for five days, stopping in major cities along the way to play live concerts. Their journey was filmed. Written by
Festival Express... The longest party in rock-n-roll history.
29 April 2004 (Netherlands)
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Opening Weekend USA: $12,074,
25 July 2004, Limited Release
Gross USA: $1,172,345, 14 November 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the "C.C. Rider" jam scene, Jerry Garcia
can be seen playing the famous rosewood Fender Telecaster played by George Harrison
in the last public performance of The Beatles
, on the roof of Apple Headquarters. It was loaned to Garcia by Delaney Bramlett
; the two can be seen on-stage together during the jam. Harrison had given it to Bramlett after they toured together briefly. See more
Performed by Janis Joplin
Written by Bert Berns
(as B. Berns) and Jerry Ragovoy
(as J. Ragovoy)
Published by EMI Music Publishing, Sloopy II Music, Bert Russell Music, Sony/ ATV Songs LLC.
Janis Joplin appears courtesy of Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment See more