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Woodstock

1960s Woodstock and its involvement in the Counterculture.
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Kristina Tomasik

on 3 May 2010

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Woodstock WHO WHAT was Woodstock? WHEN WAS WOODSTOCK ? Where WHY? The baby boomers were earning a new label during Woodstock. They became known as Hippies or flower children. Without organization these people came together for common causes. DRUGS MUSIC Woodstock was during 1969, which was right at the same time of the U.S.'s involvement in Vietnam. Many were against going into the war, and made it clear through their protests and rallies. 3 days of Peace & Music was the common theme of Woodstock. This flier shows an example of how the creators intended the event to be extremely peaceful. Most people present at the event were not "entirely there." Many experimented with drugs, the most common being LSD. This picutre shows LSD on a common blotter paper, which is the most common way to take this drug. Through Woodstock, music was entirely changed. Artists pushed the limits and decided to create their own style to music. They urged new ideas into the music scene. Jimi Hendrix remix to The Star Spangled Banner is a clear example of this. "Never doubt that a small group of thoughful, committed individuals can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has." --- Margaret Meade Woodstock was in a small town called Bethel in New York. August 15th - 18th 1969 Day 1: Friday, August 15 1969

-Richie Havens
-Sweetwater
-Bert Sommer
-Tim Hardin
-Ravi shankar
-Melanie
-Arlo Guthrie
-Joan Baez
Day 2: Saturday, August 16 1969

-Quill
-0Country Joe McDonald
-John B. Sebastian
-Keef Hartley Band
-Santana
-Incredible String Band
-Canned Heat
-Grateful Dead
-Leslie West Mountain
-Creedence Clearwater Revival
-Janis Joplin
-Sly The Family Stone
-The Who
-Jefferson Airplane
Day 3: Sunday, August 17 1969

-Joe Cocker
-Country Joe The Fish
-Ten Years After
-Johnny Winter
-Blood Sweat And Tears
-Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Day 4: Monday, August 18 1969

-Paul Butterfield Blues Band
-Sha Na Na
-Jimi Hendrix A ticket from the event. Effects Of Woodstock The youth of the country was no longer seen as rebels and Anti-Americans, but were now peacemakers. Music norms completely changed due to woodstock.
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