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04.17.2014
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Woodstock at 40: A Long, Strange Trip

With all the off-stage antics — free love, full frontal, mud baths — it’s easy to forget that Woodstock was first and foremost a concert.

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With all the off-stage antics — free love, full frontal, mud baths — it’s easy to forget that Woodstock was first and foremost a concert. While the audience certainly stole some of the spotlight, the professionals provided their share of entertainment — musical and otherwise. Here, a rundown of the show’s rock ’n’ rollers, including tiffs, riffs, should’ves, would’ves, what they wore and where they are now. — Jessica Iredale


Peaceful Protests: Joan Baez interrupted her Friday night performance with the story of her draft-dodging husband David Harris’ imprisonment. Meanwhile, Country Joe McDonald kicked off his set with “Give me an F! Give me a U” and so on before launching into the antiwar anthem “Feel Like I’m Fixing to Die.”

Not-So-Peaceful Protests: Pete Townshend clocked Abbie Hoffman with a guitar after the Yippie activist ambushed The Who’s performance to appeal the imprisonment of White Panther leader John Sinclair.

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