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Jimi Hendrix’s was the most anticipated Woodstock performance, but by the time he and his newly formed band, Gypsy Sun & Rainbows, started their two-…
Rock ’n’ Roll tribute band Sha Na Na wins everyone’s prize for the most out-of-place act at Woodstock. Performing songs from the 1950s and looking nothing…
  In the early hours of Monday morning, blues harmonica (or harp, in the parlance of the genre) great Paul Butterfield and his band performed a set of…
  Woodstock was only the second live performance for newly formed supergroup, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and they certainly were “scared shitless…
The Sunday night groups played on into the early hours of Monday morning, and after Johnny Winter’s blazing blues set, contemporary jazz-rock group Blood…
Just after midnight on Sunday night/Monday morning, the Woodstock audience got a taste of high-energy blues-rock from one of the best in the business,…
From the moment the Woodstock festival was announced, people hoped that Woodstock, New York’s most famous citizen, Bob Dylan, would make an appearance.…
Capturing the total absurdity of playing for half a million people on a farm in upstate New York, guitarist and lead singer Alvin Lee of Ten Years After…
The sky opened up at the end of Joe Cocker’s performance, and the deluge that fell on the Woodstock festival caused a three-hour delay. Taking the wet…
On Sunday afternoon, an English band called The Grease Band kicked off the third day of  music at Woodstock. After playing two songs, their leader, Joe…
“Alright friends, you have seen the heavy groups. Now you will see morning maniac music. Believe me, yeah. It’s a new dawn!” Grace Slick of Jefferson…
Pete Townshend may not have enjoyed his experience at Woodstock, but the assembled crowd was treated to a spectacular performance as the sun rose, right…