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The road to Woodstock

Author: Michael Lang; Holly George-Warren
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
On the ground with the talent, the townspeople, and his handpicked crew, Woodstock organizer Lang had a unique and panoramic perspective of the festival which became legendary. Enhanced by interviews with others who were central to the making of the festival, this book tells the story from inspiration to celebration, capturing all the magic, mayhem, and mud in between.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lang, Michael, 1944-
Road to Woodstock.
New York : Ecco, ©2009
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lang; Holly George-Warren
ISBN: 9780061576553 0061576557
OCLC Number: 262886323
Description: x, 304 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Brooklyn --
The grove --
Woodstock, New York --
Wallkill --
New York City --
Downtown --
Yasgur's farm --
Bethel --
August 13-14, 1969 --
Three days of peace and music. August 15, 1969 ; August 16, 1969 ; August 17, 1969 --
The aftermath --
Epilogue --
Where are they now? --
The music : Woodstock's complete set lists.
Responsibility: Michael Lang with Holly George-Warren.


In time for the 40th anniversary of Woodstock comes a celebration of the legendary music event, accompanied by the voices of its artists, audience, and creators and told by the man who started it  Read more...
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"The shelf of books about Woodstock is groaning, but Lang's is the best fly-on-the-wall account, tantamount to having had a backstage pass to an iconic event."--New York Post

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