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The Real Stars of Woodstock

I’ve been going through all the Woodstock videos. And there’s a lot more to watch then there used to be. The Ultimate Collector’s Edition (3 discs total) The Director’s Cut version of just the movie (2 discs) – 225 minutes compared to 184 for original The VHS tape called The Lost Performances In the Ultimate […]

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Woodstock Couple Still Together

Maybe Woodstock was magic. Or maybe the experience just brought them very close together. Whatever it is it’s something you don’t see every day. That couple that was on the cover to the album and became an icon to a generation got married and are still together 40 years later. Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, both […]

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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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My Version of Woodstock by Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell’s Woodstock is really pretty melancholy when you think about it. There’s an element of hope but it’s wrapped in that refrain that we “have to get ourselves back to the garden.” I think she might have sensed that in many ways Woodstock was the beginning of the end of the dream. By the […]

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Woodstock Stories

We’d love to hear about your Woodstock experiences. Please tell your story here. Just register by clicking on this link and you’ll be able to write your story complete with pictures, videos or whatever you would like to add. Feel free to Contact Us if you have any suggestions for the site. Of course if […]

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I Was At Woodstock…

How I Got To Woodstock Music Festival Well I had some good friends who said they were going to Woodstock but I never was able to hook up with them and get a ride. So somehow I convinced my parents that I could get there on my own (actually I’m not sure what excuse I […]

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