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  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The fifth performer on the opening day of the festival was Ravi Shankar, who played through a downpour. Pandit Ravi Shankar was a true Master of the sitar.

    Woodstock Performers: Ravi Shankar

    Woodstock Performers: Ravi Shankar

    by Kaili Bisson6

  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. Day 1 of the festival was devoted to folk and acoustic acts, and the very first performer on the opening day of Woodstock was Richie Havens.

    Woodstock Performers: Richie Havens

    Woodstock Performers: Richie Havens

    by Kaili Bisson6

  • The Civil Rights Movement changed the face of America forever. But that movement would never have succeeded without its songs. Here are 10 of the songs (with lyrics) that had the greatest impact on the struggle for equal rights in the 1950s and 60s.

    10 Greatest Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    10 Greatest Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    by Ronald E Franklin18

  • Woodstock was a music festival that ran from August 15-18, 1969. Both Woodstock and Yasgur's farm are celebrated in this song usually associated with Crosby, Stills & Nash. The song was actually written by Joni Mitchell.

    The Story Behind the Song "Woodstock" by Joni Mitchell

    The Story Behind the Song "Woodstock" by Joni Mitchell

    by Kaili Bisson6

  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The seventh performer on the opening day of the festival was Arlo Guthrie, the man who gave us "Coming Into Los Angeles."

    Woodstock Performers: Arlo Guthrie

    Woodstock Performers: Arlo Guthrie

    by Kaili Bisson2

  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The sixth performer on the opening day of the festival was Melanie Safka, who filled in when the Incredible String Band refused to play in the rain.

    Woodstock Performers: Melanie

    Woodstock Performers: Melanie

    by Kaili Bisson5

  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. Day 2 at Woodstock meant the rock bands were up, and the third act to appear at Woodstock on Saturday August 16, 1969 was Santana. Relatively unknown, Santana was a festival hit.

    Woodstock Performers: Santana

    Woodstock Performers: Santana

    by Kaili Bisson8

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  • This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. Day 2 at Woodstock meant the rock bands were up, but The Incredible String Band, who were supposed to appear on day one, had been rescheduled due to rain and ended up being the sixth act to perform on August 16, 1969.

    Woodstock Performers: The Incredible String Band

    Woodstock Performers: The Incredible String Band

    by Kaili Bisson2

  • Mary Austin was the only woman that Freddie Mercury ever loved. They had a profound, unconventional relationship that transcended mere physicality. Freddie wrote the exquisite ballad, "Love of My Life," for her, and indeed, she was.

    Mary Austin: Her Epic Romance with Freddie Mercury

    Mary Austin: Her Epic Romance with Freddie Mercury

    by Rainbeaux0

  • Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. Day 2 at Woodstock meant the rock bands were up, and the second artist to appear on Saturday August 16, 1969 was Country Joe McDonald. He also performed with The Fish on Day 3.

    Woodstock Performers: Country Joe McDonald

    Woodstock Performers: Country Joe McDonald

    by Kaili Bisson4

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