Rare Pictures that Capture the True Spirit of Woodstock 1969

Improv Gold

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The festival started over an hour late because Sweetwater was stuck in traffic and the organizers struggled to find someone that was not too stoned to perform. Richie Havens was put on stage and was told to keep performing even after his set was done as no other band was ready to go on. His song “Freedom” was completely improvised and became a worldwide hit.

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