50 years after Woodstock
Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the tomore
Michael Lang, one of the producers of the 1969 festival, recalled the lofty hopes of the event, which faced a more
Producer Michael Lang recalls: "We were kind of losing that dream for a better way to be on the planet. So formore
Woodstock's 450,000 attendees waded in mud after a thunderstorm, skinny dipped in a pond and dealt with shortamore
John Sebastian performs at Woodstock. Baron Wolman/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Woodstock marked only the second live public performance by folk rock band Crosby, Stills and Nash, who openedmore
Graham Nash recalls while waiting to perform, the band was less concerned about the vast audience than the reamore
Attendees watch Jimi Hendrix. Ian R. Slater /The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
William Ellsworth (not pictured) was a 20-year-old volunteer mounted police officer on his first big detail. "more
Jason Stone was 17 and had a summer job as a camp counselor in upstate New York when he and a friend decided tmore
Jocko Marcellino (not pictured) was a singer, drummer and songwriter for the fledgling band Sha Na Na when Jimmore
Robin Naylor turned 15 a week before Woodstock and went with two of her sisters, without telling their strict more
Elsewhere, Robin Naylor's sister slipped in the mud and down into a makeshift privy, ruining her prized moccasmore
Attendees walk the grounds. Barry Serben/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Attendees in the mud. Irene Berner/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Attendees watch the stage at Woodstock. Ian R. Slater/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Attendees walk through the crowd. Richard Gordon/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Attendees watch performing artists. Art Aigner/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Cars and tents in the fields. Barry Serben/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
Attendees watch performing artists. Ilene Levine/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
An aerial view of the festival grounds. Paul Gerry/The Museum at Bethel Woods/Via REUTERS
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