We’ve all seen Michael Wadleigh’s Woodstock, the Academy Award-winning 1970 documentary about the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.
There are more people on the face of the planet reading more text than at any time in history.
My daughter can’t stand live recordings of her favorite songs. For her, it’s studio versions or bust.
What if what’s tearing us apart isn’t complicated at all?
Now here’s a record with a story; well, two stories.
Don’t know Bert Sommer? You’re not alone.
The road trip is an American institution. Nothing expresses the size and variety of these United States like crossing them on the highway: deserts, mountains, forests, plains, swamps, cities, Wal-Marts — you […]
The time was nearing eleven p.m. when twenty-two year old Melanie Safka, or Melanie, took the Woodstock stage. A label mate of Bert Sommer’s over at Buddah, she was enjoying a little […]
Friday August 15, 1969, Bethel, New York. Artie Kornfeld checks his watch, ten minutes to five o’clock. A crowd of three hundred thousand kids has congregated in a rented dairy pasture for […]
Twenty-eight year old Richie Havens had twelve years under his professional belt when he was shoved onto the Woodstock stage. The date was Friday, August 15, 1969, opening day, and traffic already […]