Ravi Shankar

Monterey Pop celebrates 50th with Eric Burdon, Norah Jones

The Monterey International Pop Festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago.

Back in 1967, the Monterey festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." The June 16-18, 1967, event featured local San Francisco bands still in early stages of their careers, like the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane. And it introduced Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Otis Redding and Ravi Shankar to an American audience.

Grammy-winning record producer Lou Adler, one of the original concert's organizers, came back to co-produce this year's event, which runs...