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Woodstock : three days that rocked the world

Author: Mike Evans; Paul Kingsbury; Museum at Bethel Woods.
Publisher: New York : Sterling ; Lewes : GMC Distribution [distributor], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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August 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of this seminal event. Book offers day-by-day, act-by-act account of everything that went down on Yasgur's Farm. Includes interviews and quotes from those who were there--the musicians, the fans, the organizers--and a wealth of photographs and graphic memorabilia. Book is organized in three parts: - Origins sets the stage by describing the counterculture of the time, along with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Evans; Paul Kingsbury; Museum at Bethel Woods.
ISBN: 9781402766237 1402766238
OCLC Number: 319209884
Notes: "In association with the Museum at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts."
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Timeline to Woodstock ; 1960s society ; The civil rights movement ; The War ; --and peace ; Student unrest ; Rock 'n' roll ; Festivals ; The village ; The organization ; The site ; The buzz ; The poster ; The build ; Getting there --
Day 1. Richie Havens ; Sri Swami Satchidananda ; Sweetwater ; Bert Sommer ; Time Hardin ; Ravi Shankar ; Melanie ; Arlo Guthrie ; Joan Baez ; Pranksters and hog farmers ; The playground ; The forest --
Day 2. Quill ; Country Joe McDonald ; John Sebastian ; The Keef Hartley Band ; Farmer Max ; Santana ; The Incredible String Band ; Canned Heat ; Self-sufficiency ; Yippies vs. hippies ; Mountain ; Grateful Dead ; Creedence Clearwater Revival ; Janis Joplin ; Being there ; Sly & the Family Stone ; The Who ; Jefferson Airplane --
Day 3. Joe Cocker & the Grease Band ; The storm ; Taking the waters ; Country Joe & the Fish ; Ten years after ; The Band ; Johnny Winter ; Blood, Sweat & Tears ; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ; First aid ; Paul Butterfield Blues Band ; Sha Na Na ; Jimi Hendrix ; Clearing up ; Facts and figures; No shows --
Aftermath. Post-Woodstock timeline ; Media ; The movie ; The accounts ; Festivals ; Commemorations ; Woodstock today ; The Museum at Bethel Woods --
Where are they now?
Other Titles: Three days that rocked the world
Responsibility: edited by Mike Evans and Paul Kingsbury.

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The legendary festival Woodstock - where 32 of the best-known musicians of the day performed for an audience of nearly half a million - exemplified the counterculture of the late 1960s - early 1970s  Read more...
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"A terrifically handsome photo book." -- "New York Daily News " ."..a balanced, moving and chronological pictorial of each of the 31 acts from the three and a half days.... In addition to a foreword Read more...

 
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