The story is they were told that promoters were considering it, but ultimately it seems nobody ever called Iron Butterfly back. Mama Tried 3. They were headed to the festival and I didn't know where I was going.
For others, it was just another gig albeit with an audience of half a million. Now when I see my daughter who tuned 42 years old last May 2012, I think of what would have happened and how our lives would have been, had we squeezed in the back of that old Chevy and been there to say farewell to Jimi and Janis.
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Driftin' And Driftin' 5. Joe Hill 5. He sang his now-famous song "Freedom" for the first time, on stage at Woodstock, making the words up as he played. Why Oh Why. They were early adopters of the psychedelic style eventually popularized by Jefferson Airplane.
Jimi Hendrix 1. Rock Me Baby 4.The Who - My Generation [Live at Woodstock 1969]
Melanie 1. In 1969 they had already added psychedelic elements to their blues influenced songs and their Boogie Rock kept the people dancing. Melanie played instead of The Incredible String Band who refused to play while it was raining.
Abbie Hoffmann Incident 12. Long Black Veil 6. Creedence Clearwater Revival 1.
Incredible String Band 1. Quill 1. Despite the fact that stage announcements and newspapers reported at least two births at Woodstock, to date, no one has stepped forward as a Woodstock baby. Wheels On Fire 9.
Grateful Dead 1. When we were leaving on Sunday afternoon it was very hot. Had it not been for this festival, I never would have seen Joplin, Hendrix, or Jefferson Airplane in a live performance. Pinball Wizard 11.