Woodstock airing

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  1. tone seaker

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    I saw that a few days ago. It was pretty good. By all measures Woodstock was a complete disaster. You could never do what they did nowadays. It must have smelled so bad there.
    If they were to have a 3-day festival like that they should have people brings tents and supply all of their own food/water, but provide port-a-johns, have multiple stages spread out over a huge area, and cut-off the capacity at a reasonable number.
    Also, that guy Wavy Gravy is still alive.
     
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    The only person worth seeing was Hendrix.
     
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    I was going to just add....................why, just why?

    Can we watch a documetary on chivalry in 1200BC instead?
     
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    Anyone who played Woodstock was worth it.

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    + . . . Ten Years After, The Who - there were more than a few awesome performances there.
     
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    Hendrix played in the morning on Monday, the final day, when people were clearing out. Imagine if he played on Saturday night or something, when it was most packed, it would have been even more spectacular.
     
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    I look back and think considering the utter shambles of it the music was largely outstanding and I'm sure it's not rose tinted glasses. All the acts mentioned above were great. OK Jimi slayed it but that's pretty much like it always was with a few exceptions.
     
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    We got to get ourselves back to the garden !
    Hippies !
     
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    Do not forget Mountain, Credance Clearwater Revival, Jefferson Airplane, Sly, Cocker, The Band, Blood Sweat & Tears, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, also to mention Sha Na Na and others.
     
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    Ironically Joni didn't make it to WS, she wouldn''t be able to get through the traffic to the concert for one, and her manager David Geffen thought it was better for her to do the Dick Cavette show and get exposed to a larger audience rather than play for "hippies" who may not even pay attention to her, was Geffen's view. That and the fact that her song was the same title as the name of the concert.
     
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    Yeah , weird scenarios for Joni Mitchell . I don’t know if it would have made a difference in her career but it would have made a difference in her life . Life changing and that place in time can not be duplicated because this country has slid backwards since then . Money is all that matters now.

    The concert was not profitable at the time but it was a iconic time in a dramatic era in time . I was 9 , lived on the west coast.
     
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    I feel like had I been alive back then, Woodstock is something I totally would have attended. I watched the PBS documentary about it last night, it was pretty interesting. All those damn dirty hippies! Close to a half a million of them all packed into a field...
     
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    I think w/ the movie, LP album, webcast, it becomes profitable after the fact.
     
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    I would have loved to have been there had I been born. I'm jealous of my parents for coming of age during the 1960s. I feel like I was born 30 years too late.
     
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    Logistical disaster only due to the lack of precedence, unexpected turnout and a bit of rain. But it will never ever be repeated or fogotten. I think those who shit can it are uneducated on the times & circumstances, jealous they weren't there or just bored attention seeking trolls. Maybe all of the above.
     
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    I always think of Thelonious Monk when I see this picture.
     

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