Improbable Career Turns: Carlos Santana, shoe and bag designer; Jerry Garcia, immortal ice cream flavor (Cherry Garcia).
Breakout Stars: Santana, the Latin rock band, which had yet to release an album and was virtually unknown before Woodstock; Joe Cocker, the Englishman whose gut-wrenching rendition of “With a Little Help From My Friends” nearly stole the show — and made his 1982 cheese-fest duet with Jennifer Warnes, “Up Where We Belong,” forgivable.
August 11, 2009
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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