Woodstock


Woodstock Woodstock The Rock And Roll Revolution Celebrates The Fascinating Story Of How The Music Event Came To Be And The People That Made It Part Of History How Can You Explain The Woodstock Festival, Years After The Event, To Those Who Were Not Fortunate Enough To Take Part The Concert That Changed The History Of Rock Music And An Entire Generation Cannot Be Reduced To The Photos Half A Million Young People Come To Bethel, New York, From Every Corner Of The World To Experience Three Days Of Music Together This Event, Now Legendary, Resounds With The Psychedelic Notes Of Santana And The Sublime Guitar Of Pete Townshend Of The Who, The Rich Voices Of Joan Baez And Janis Joplin, And The Many Other Artists Who Appeared One After Another On The Stage Yet, It Was Perhaps The Guitar Of Jimi Hendrix As He Played His Version Of The American National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner, As Woodstock Screamed Its Impetuous, Revolutionary Protest Against The War In Vietnam, That Became The Symbol Of An Epochal Dissent InWoodstock, Journalist And Music Critic Ernesto Assante Presents Those Unforgettable Days Through Exclusive Interviews And Photos He Has Recorded Throughout His Entire Career Michael Lang, Carlos Santana, Joe Cocker, Grace Slick, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Bob Weir, Roger Daltrey, Graham Nash, Will All Take Us To Bethel To Re Live And Give Thanks To The Extraordinary Figures That Made Woodstock A Legend That Still Echoes Today

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  1. Janet says:

    I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the publisher, as I do not regurgitate the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them do it.Woodstock The 1969 Rock and Roll Revolution celebrates the fascinating story of how the music event came to be, and the people that made it part of history.How can you explain the Woodstock Festival fifty years after the event to those who were not fortunate enough to take part The concert I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the publisher, as I do not regurgitate the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them do it.Woodstock The 1969 Rock and Roll Revolution celebrates the fascinating story of how the music event came to be, and the people that made it part of history.How can you explain the Woodstock Festival fifty years after the event to those who were not fortunate enough to take part The concert that changed the history of rock music and an entire generation cannot be reduced to the photos Half a million young people come to Bethel, NY from every corner of the world to experience three days of music together This event, now legendary, resounds with the psychedelic notes of Santana and the sublime guitar of Pete Townshend of The Who, the rich voices of Joan Baez and Janis Joplin, and the many other artists who appeared one after another on the stage Yet, it was perhaps the guitar of Jimi Hendrix as he played his version of the American national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner, as Woodstock screamed its impetuous, revolutionary protest against the war in Vietnam, becoming the symbol of an epochal dissent.In Woodstock, journalist and music critic Ernesto Assante presents those unforgettable days through exclusive interviews and photos he has recorded throughout his entire career Michael Lang, Carlos Santana, Joe Cocker, Grace Slick, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Bob Weir, Roger Daltrey, Graham Nash, will all take us to Bethel to re live and give thanks to the extraordinary figures that made Woodstock a legend that still echoes today.I wasn t at Woodstock but I have been to Bethel Woodstock it s decidedly in the crunchy, granola part of upper New York state It is a landmark event in the history of the 1960s and counter culture and music The book is expertly researched and written the librarian in my liked that it wasn t just fluff The interviews were well conducted and the stories shared were eyebrow raising at times I know someone who was at Woodstock and her stories are not far off from the real thing presented in the book at least in this book I didn t have to picture her naked and cavorting in the mud in my mind as I read it oh, dear, now I am picturing it Any older baby boomer would appreciate this book as a Christmas present, as would a music fan its out just in time for Christmas

  2. Kate TerHaar says:

    Being of the age to remember the 60s and 70s, this book brought back memories of the era.Loved reading the history and behind the scene info Woodstock exemplified the era and the music still stands up to today Great photos too.Hard to believe it will be 50 years

  3. Annarella says:

    A well researched, interesting and richly illustrated book.I loved the way the book was written and how the illustrations match the text.Highly recommended Many thanks to Quarto Publishing and Netgalley for this ARC

  4. Carol Custer says:

    Is it really possible that it s been almost 50 years since Woodstock Boy does that make me feel old No, I wasn t there but some of my contemporaries were This book is very well researched and written The interviews are insightful and there is fascinating information on how the whole concert was conceived and put together It s interesting to hear about the artists who were featured there some already famous, others just beginning I really enjoyed the pictures that showed the immense cr Is it really possible that it s been almost 50 years since Woodstock Boy does that make me feel old No, I wasn t there but some of my contemporaries were This book is very well researched and written The interviews are insightful and there is fascinating information on how the whole concert was conceived and put together It s interesting to hear about the artists who were featured there some already famous, others just beginning I really enjoyed the pictures that showed the immense crowds It s hard to imagine so many people gathered in one place at that time Woodstock definitely earned its place in history and this book is a very good accounting of it

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