They came for the concert of their lives, but most experienced something far more profound.
In August 1969, nearly half a million people gathered at a farm in upstate New York to hear music. What happened over the next three days, however, was far more than a concert.
In 1969, Joel Rosenman and his partners met to brainstorm what would become Woodstock.
Wavy Gravy named himself the “Please Chief” of the Hog Farm’s “Please Force." He was in charge of Woodstock festival security.