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Woodstock (26-Mar-1970)

Director: Michael Wadleigh

Producer: Bob Maurice

Keywords: Music Concert, Rock and Roll, Hippies

The three-day long music festival, held August 15-18 in 1969. Hugely important cultural artifact; originally received an X rating, an outright absurdity. Won an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature; received additional nominations for Best Sound and Best Editing. Entered 1996 into the National Film Registry. A director's cut adds 40 minutes of additional music.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joan Baez
9-Jan-1941   Diamonds and Rust
Joe Cocker
20-May-1944 22-Dec-2014 Singer-slash-contortionist
Arlo Guthrie
10-Jul-1947   Alice's Restaurant
Richie Havens
21-Jan-1941 22-Apr-2013 Opening act at Woodstock
Jimi Hendrix
27-Nov-1942 18-Sep-1970 Purple Haze
Janis Joplin
19-Jan-1943 4-Oct-1970 Ball and Chain (Piece of My Heart)
John Sebastian
17-Mar-1944   Theme to Welcome Back, Kotter


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