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Woodstock Organizers Want To Celebrate 50th Anniversary In 2019

Mark you calendar, Woodstock is gearing up to spread its vibes of peace and love once again in 2019.

06/05/2014

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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The Woodstock Music and Art Fair began on this day (August 15th) in 1969.

A crowd exceeding 400-thousand, many without tickets, descended on Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York for day-one of the three-day festival. I was only 14 at the time, but THAT would have been a great […]

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Richie Havens

Richie Havens’ Ashes To Be Scattered Over Woodstock Festival Site During Public Event

This Sunday, 44 years after the famous 1969 festival, Havens’ ashes will be scattered–per his own wishes–across the former festival site in Bethel, N.Y.

08/07/2013

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Hendrix At 70: “My Favorite Guitar Player Of All Time” – Kirk Hammett Of Metallica

Kirk Hammett was an early member of Exodus before replacing Dave Mustaine (later of Megadeth) in Metallica. And while the music of the Bay Area thrash metal scene only has a passing resemblance to Hendrix, Hammett has often paid tribute to the man by playing bits of Jimi’s “Little Wing” in his guitar solos.

11/25/2012

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Levon Helm Documentary Hitting Theaters In 2013

The Band’s Levon Helm is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.

10/31/2012

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We Are Stars: What The Artists Got Paid At Woodstock

The Woodstock Music & Art Festival will be remembered for peace, love, great music and some “brown acid” the over half million in attendance were warned about. But something you might not have known is how much the performers were paid to appear at Woodstock.

08/17/2012

Levon Helm on April 25, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Band’s Levon Helm Loses Battle With Cancer At 71

Levon Helm, well-known for his role as the drummer, lead and backing vocalist of The Band, has lost his decade-long battle with cancer at the age of seventy-one.

04/19/2012

The Greatest Concert Movies of All Time . . . According to “Rolling Stone” Readers

“Rolling Stone” recently polled their readers to come up with a list of The 10 Best Concert Movies of All Time.  They released the results yesterday.   I’ve seen most of them, and I would agree […]

03/16/2012

Rock Flashback: The Incredible String Band

Who can forget the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Incredible String Band[/lastfm] and their famous performance at Woodstock? Everyone, apparently. Their performance does not appear on any of the Woodstock albums and they’re not in the movie, either. But […]

05/11/2011

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