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  • People The Impact Of Woodstock
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    Woodstock '69 Many large concerts occurred throughout America in the summer of 1969, but none were as well known and symbolic as Woodstock. Its message was clear; three days of Peace and Music. Its impact on America's culture and society as well as its youth will not be forgotten for many years to come. Four men named Michael Lang, Artie Korn field, John Roberts, and Joel Rosen man originally established Woodstock. The men's initial idea for the festival was to promote the idea of a new recordin...
  • Woodstock Music Art Festival
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    When the word 'Woodstock' is mentioned, what do you think of? Perhaps you think of the little yellow bird from the Peanuts cartoons, or maybe you think of a small town in New York. However, you also might know that Woodstock was the largest and most famous of all rock festivals. The Woodstock Music & Art Festival took place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 15th, 16th, and 17th, 1969. As you can imagine, a concert like Woodstock would have had to be planned very carefully. It didn't just h...
  • Woodstock Music And Art Fair In 1969
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    The Woodstock Music and Art Fair in 1969 drew more than 500,000 people to a pasture in Sullivan County, New York. For four days, the site became a counterculture nation in which minds were open, and drugs were accepted. The fans were attracted by the presence of the most famous rock bands and performers of the time. The music began Friday afternoon August 15 and continued until mid-morning Monday August 18 The counterculture's biggest bash, which ultimately cost $2.4 million, was sponsored by fo...
  • Woodstock Music Festival
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    WoodStock music festival, took place near Woodstock New York, on August 15, 16, and 17, 1969, and became a symbol of the 1960's American counterculture and a milestone in the were often referred to as hippies and who characteristically and authority, protested against the Vietnam War, supported the civil rights movement, dressed differently, and experimented with sex and illegal use of drugs. Woodstock began by four partners Michael Lang, the manager of a rock band, Artie Kron feld, an executive...
  • Woodstock Festival
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    The Woodstock of 1969 was a revolution in itself and responsible for redefining the point of view, respect, and attitude of the so-called 'counter-cultured' youth of the late sixties. The attendants of the festival were youths from around the United States in ages ranging from 17 to 26. The overall mood of the festival was very relaxed and happy. Although there was a minimal amount of violence at Woodstock, there were financial problems, drugs, nudity, and traffic jams that seemed to go for mile...
  • Woodstock Music Festival
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    Many large concerts have occurred in the United States, but none have been as symbolic as the three-day music and art fest that touted the slogans of peace and love. This event was identified as such as a result of the peace movement and the emergence of the flower children. Woodstock Music Festival took place near Woodstock New York on August 15, 16, and 17, 1969, and became a symbol of the 1960's American counterculture. Woodstock began with the following four partners: Michael Lang, the manag...
  • Woodstock Festival And Art Fair
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    Woodstock 1969: Peace and Love Woodstock was a rock music festival that took place near Woodstock, New York in a town called Bethel. The festival took place over three days, August 15, 16, and 17, 1969. The original plan for Woodstock was an outdoor rock festival, 'three days of peace and music' in the Catskill village of Woodstock. The festival was expected to attract 50,000 to 100,000 people. It was estimated that an unexpected 400,000 or more people attended. If it weren't for Woodstock, rock...
  • Problem At The Festival
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    Woodstock In 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair drew more than 450,000 people to a pasture in Sullivan county. For four days, this site became a "counter cultural mini-nation" in which drugs were all but legal, music was plenty, and love was free. The music began Friday afternoon at 5: 07 p.m. August 15, and continued until mid- morning Monday August 18. The festival closed the New York State Thruway and created one of the nation's worst traffic jams. It also inspired a bunch of local and st...
  • Woodstock Music And Art
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    Woodstock 1969 The Sixties were an exciting revolutionary period with great cultural change. Some people called it the "decade of discontent" (Britannica) due to the race riots in Detroit and La, and the demonstrations against the Vietnam War. Other people called it the decade of "peace, love, and harmony" (Woodstock 69). This decade was identified as such as a result of the peace movement and the emergence of the flower children. (Britannica) The sixties were about assassination, unforgettable ...
  • Monterey Pop Festival And Woodstock
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    First there was love and music. Then there was love, music, and a lot of drugs. Lastly there was love, music, a lot more drugs, and death... The ugly turn was taken at the Altamont Speedway during a festival promoting free rock music and peace all around. The festival soon turned from carefree to tragedy with one lick of the guitar. The whole idea around the Altamont Speedway music festival was the idea of the ever so present Rolling Stones. The Stones being a rock band, who wanted to, in a way,...
  • Woodstock Music And Art Festival Of 1969
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    True believers still call Woodstock the capstone of an era devoted to human advancement, said Cynics. Then there are those who said it was a hell of a party. The Woodstock music and art festival of 1969 drew more than 450,000 people to a field out in Sullivan County for four days (tiber). This field became the site of a counter cultural mini-nation where minds were open, drugs were everything but legal and love was free. The music started late Friday afternoon at about 5: 07 p.m. August 15 and c...
  • Four Dollars For One Bottle Of Water
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    Woodstock 99: The Perfect Example of American Culture With the draft for Viet Nam, political scandals, assassinations, and riots, the 1960's brought forth large amounts of fear and apprehension around the country. In 1969, in the midst of all this chaos, on Max Yas gur's farm Woodstock took place. At the Woodstock 69 celebration, the people experienced the happiness of feeling safe and cared for. For three heavenly days, a hurt generation could return to a haven of love, peace, music, sharing, a...
  • Joel And The Other Ventures
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    The Making Woodstock Joel Rosenman woke up on Friday, August 15, 1969, at 6: 00 a.m. This was the first day of what is now known as the most famous rock festival in history, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair. Joel, along with John Roberts, Artie Kornfeld, and Michael Lang, created Woodstock. Joel woke to one of the biggest traffic jams in history located outside The Pines, the hotel where Woodstock's staff was staying. Route 17 B lead right to the site of the festival, Max Yasgur's Farm. It took ...

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