Woodstock

The sound track from the movie “Woodstock” was released on May 11, 1970. Two months later, on July 11th when the new Billboard Album Charts came out, it became the #1 LP in the US. It would stay there for 4 weeks. Is there one particular track on the LP that stands out to you? […]

If there was ever a spokesman for the “Woodstock Generation”, we would think it would be Arlo Guthrie. Today, Arlo has 71 candles on his birthday cake. He has so much great music so were not going to ask you which one of his songs you like best. We’ll make it harder…. which lyric do […]

The soundtrack LP from the movie “Woodstock” was released on May 11, 1970. The album was titled “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” It was a live album of selected performances from the 1969 Woodstock festival. It was originally released on Atlantic Records’ Cotillion label as a set of 3 LPs in 1970 […]

On April 1, 1970, the movie “Woodstock” opened in Los Angeles. It’s release was not like that of other major motion pictures. It opened in different cities at different times. In most major cities, the film only played at one theater at a time, but because thousands of people were showing up to see it, […]

We think we are pretty safe in saying that Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s version of Joni Mitchell’s song “Woodstock” is pretty much the theme song of a generation. On March 28, 1970, CSN&Y released their version as a single. It was off of their “Deja Vu” LP which had been released on March 11th […]

Before the ‘Woodstock’ movie was released in March of 1970, not a lot of people in the US had heard of Ten Years After. Once the movie was out and people saw the guys blazing through “I’m Going Home”, they had instant stardom. On Feb. 22, 1969, a full 6 months before they appeared at […]

By the time he got to Woodstock… well, he changed it. Max Yasgur, the dairy farmer from Upstate New York, the man who allowed “Woodstock” to happen on his farm, would have turned 98 years old today, Dec. 15th. Max stood up to the locals who were against the festival and its attendee’s at one […]


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