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Beginning? Or end?

Let me get this straight up front: I didn't go to Woodstock. But I was teaching a "student-initiated course" in pop-music history at Antioch College at the time, and a number of my students announced that they were going to miss a couple of classes beca
Woodstock 40 years later
By ED WARD  |  August 14, 2009
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Beginning? Or end?

Let me get this straight up front: I didn't go to Woodstock. But I was teaching a "student-initiated course" in pop-music history at Antioch College at the time, and a number of my students announced that they were going to miss a couple of classes beca
Woodstock 40 years later
By ED WARD  |  August 14, 2009
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How much rock would a Woodstock stock if

Hopes are high among the quartet of rock entrepreneurs – John Roberts, Joel Roseman, Michael Land, and Arnie Kornfeld – who think they can succeed where George Wein, Newport promoter, has not.
Three-day festival of peace and music
By ELEANOR WEBER  |  August 14, 2009
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Sex, Drugs, Rock and Peace

It is a nation of alienated young people. We carry it around with us as a state of mind in the same way the Sioux Indians carried the Sioux nation around with them. It's a nation dedicated to cooperation versus competition, to the idea that people shoul
How Abbie Hoffman politicized Woodstock – and changed America
By AL GIORDANO  |  July 24, 2009

Flashbacks: June 9, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Sam MacLaughlin.
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By EDITORIAL  |  June 07, 2006

Bruce Springsteen’s rock dream: Little Big Man as Hot Rod hero

Columbia has been so successful that, no matter what Born To Run sounds like, Bruce Springsteen is in all probability going to be rock’s next superstar. In fact, if one can judge from the crazed crowds outside New York’s Bottom Line, he already is.
 
By PETER HERBST  |  May 22, 2006


Woodstock rock schlock



By KEN EMERSON  |  January 01, 1900