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Goddamn, it’s over. Time to pack up the Microbus and get back to school, to work, to the commune or the barracks. I kicked this series off almost six months ago, and […]
There are moments when it all comes together, when an artist appears who is so reflective of the times that he or she is timeless. Questions of good or bad, like or […]
Finally, after arriving early Friday to get a good place then sitting through three days of rain, portable toilets, and stinky hippies your heroes take the stage: Sha Na Na.
It’s six o’clock Monday morning. The sun is up and the kids are clearing out, going back to their jobs, schools, worried parents. Some are just wiped out from a long weekend […]
Three a.m. Monday, August 18. Eight hours from now Woodstock will be over, Max Yasgur’s pasture reduced to a muddy garbage pile. But eight hours is forever in concert time, and members […]
Following Johnny Winter early that morning was Blood, Sweat & Tears. They were at the top of their game at the time: “Spinning Wheel” was a monster hit, and BST commanded $12,000 […]
Midnight. The Woodstock Music & Art Fair was supposed to over by now, but rain and other delays have pushed the festival into a fourth calendar day. We’re heading into Monday, and […]
Sandwiching The Band between Ten Years After and Johnny Winter on Woodstock’s closing night seems like an odd choice. Robertson, Helm, Danko, Hudson, and Manuel were brilliant players, but The Band’s music […]
There’s not a lot to be said about Ten Years After’s Woodstock set. If you’ve seen the film Woodstock then you’ve seen all the footage that exists of Alvin Lee rocking the […]