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04.20.2014
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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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Joni Mitchell

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Almost Played: Joni Mitchell was scheduled to perform, but her manager pulled her to do “The Dick Cavett Show.” Mitchell’s then-boyfriend Graham Nash’s account of the event inspired her to write the song “Woodstock,” later rerecorded and made a hit by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

Also Played: Some acts were lesser known than others. Among them, Tim Hardin, Quill, The Incredible String Band and Bert Sommer, who was left off the Woodstock memorial plaque.

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