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The Music of Woodstock

Sly and the Family Stone performing at the Woodstock Festival, 1969Credit: © 1969 Jason Laure

Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation turns the lens back at the festival's audience. These are the songs that filled their three days of peace, love and music. This 23 hour playlist is a sampling of the music played at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair between August 15-18, 1969. The actual Woodstock performances are included as available.

Day One – approx. 5:00 pm, August 15 to approx. 2:00 am, August 16
Richie Havens
Bert Sommer
Tim Hardin
Ravi Shankar
Melanie Safka
Arlo Guthrie
Joan Baez

Day Two – approx. 1:15 pm, August 16 to approx. 10:00 am, August 17
Country Joe McDonald
John B. Sebastian
Keef Hartley Band
The Incredible String Band
Canned Heat
The Grateful Dead
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Janis Joplin
Sly & The Family Stone
The Who
Jefferson Airplane

Day Three – approx. 2:00 pm, August 17 to approx. 11:00 am, August 18
Joe Cocker
Country Joe & The Fish
Ten Years After
The Band
Johnny Winter
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Sha Na Na
Jimi Hendrix

Listen to the songs on our Spotify playlist.


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