Book Review - Woodstock Vision: The Spirit of a Generation
There will never be another period like the late ‘60s. Against a background of political upheaval, a social movement emerged that espoused peace, love, understanding, and even new forms of consciousness. Moreover, the music of the era was a central component of that movement, with rock and roll evolving as an art form and becoming the medium through which such Utopian ideals were expressed. Many believed the world could be made over into something just this side of heaven.
"This is the largest group of people ever assembled in one place, and I think you people have proven something to the world: that a half a million kids can get together and have three days of fun and music and have nothing *but* fun and music, and I God bless you for it!"
60 Amazing Photographs Showing Life, Love, and Community at the Woodstock Festival, August 1969
The Woodstock Festival was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. Bethel, in Sullivan County, is 43 miles (69 km) southwest of the town of Woodstock, New York, in adjoining Ulster County. During the sometimes rainy weekend, thirty-two acts performed outdoors in front of 500,000 concert-goers…
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