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Come join this group and discuss the greatest rock concert of all time - The Woodstock Festival in 1969. And if you were lucky enough to be there (and remember it!) we want to hear from you for sure!

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Woodstock Day Two

Started by Michael Murphy Aug 24, 2012. 0 Replies

Updated my Woodstock blog about day two of Woodstock. http://blog.mjmurphy.com. Day one focused on folk singers like Arlo Guthrie and Joan Baez. Day two was reserved for mostly psychedelic bands. Music began…Continue

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Comment by Michael Murphy on September 25, 2012 at 6:42am

Canned Heat's song Up The Country became the unofficial anthem of the festival after the release of the 1970 documentary Woodstock. You can read about them on my blog http://blog.mjmurphy.com

Comment by Robin on August 22, 2012 at 4:19pm

I'm fascinated by Woodstock.  Unfortunately, I wasn't old enough to attend (I was only 9 years old) but I went to the site for the first time last summer and felt a kindred spirit.  And this past summer I went there again to see Ringo Starr in concert.  I'm a hippie at heart!

Comment by Michael Murphy on August 8, 2012 at 9:05am

One week until the 43rd anniversary of Woodstock. If you haven't read how Richie Havens came to write his signature Woodstock song, Freedom, check out my blog, http://blog.mjmurphy.com where I also posted some new Woodstock trivia questions.

Comment by Michael Murphy on July 28, 2012 at 7:43pm

So much went wrong in the beginning but it created memorable moments. The roads were clogged so organizers talked Richie Havens into going first. He played for two and a half hours. The next act was supposted to be Sweetwater, but they couldn't get through, so they talked Country Joe McDonald, who wasn't supposed to perform until Sunday as a group with Country Joe and the Fish into going on stage. They found a guitar, tied a rope around it (check out the pics).  He came out and sang nine songs. The most memorable was the Fish Cheer which preceded the Feel-like-I'm-Fixing-to-Die-Rag, better known as Next Stop Vietnam. "Give me an F...."

 
 
 

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