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There’s More Woodstock Music Than You Think

What if I told you you hadn’t seen 58% of the available performances on video from Woodstock. I’ve been working my way through all the DVDs and videos of the recorded music at Woodstock. Now I’m just talking about the one’s on video. I haven’t started to check out all the music on vinyl or […]

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The Youngest Musician At Woodstock – Michael Shrieve

Drummer MICHAEL SHRIEVE had just turned 19 when Santana, a relatively unknown band, performed at Woodstock in 1969. Michael’s drum solo on Soul Sacrifice was one of the highlights of the movie and probably the whole show. That level of musicianship was not common or well known back in 1969. In fact, I think the […]

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My Woodstock Highlight

Of course trying to pick one highlight from something that changed your whole life is a little silly. But there is one moment from Woodstock 1969 that I will always remember… It was late Saturday night. It was the night Janis Joplin and The Grateful Dead played. Now I’ve never been a big Dead fan […]

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Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock

I just got my copy of  the Woodstock movie… I’m talking about the two-disc 40th Anniversary Edition. It claims to be remastered with better quality video and audio.  It’s the first time I’ve watched it all the way through in probably 35 years so it was a lot like watching it for the first time. […]

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