“Peace, Love, Music And Mud”: LIFE At Woodstock In 1969

The original plan was for an outdoor rock festival, “three days of peace and music” in the Catskill village of Woodstock. What the young promoters got was the third largest city in New York state, population 400,000 (give or take 100,000), location Max Yasgur’s dairy farm near the town of White Lake.

So began LIFE magazine’s description, in its August 29, 1969 issue, of what has come to be seen as one of the defining events of the 1960s. Forty-four years later, LIFE.com presents a gallery of pictures—many of which never ran in the magazine—from those heady, rain-soaked days and nights.

More info: Time LIFE















































































(Visited 1 times, 2 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Powerful Photos Document Poor Housing Conditions And The Lives Of People Living In Slums In Glasgow In The Early 1970s
China Fashion Week in Beijing
Magical Photos Of China Taken By The US Photographer Tristan Zhou
Gorgeous Photos Of Classic Beauties Taken From Between The 1940s And 1960s By Philippe Halsman
Beautiful Underwater Photos From The Aquatics World Championships
People of 'Porte St Denis' by Johan Berger
Alien Landscapes
Getting Creative as Floodwaters Rise in Thailand
Drone Captures Wedding Photos Like You've Never Seen Before
Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contestants Posing At The 24th World Science Fiction Convention In Cleveland, 1966
If The Moon Were Replaced With Some Of The Planets From Our Solar System
Meet Rava Ray, The Sexy Queen Of The Stingrays
Capturing The Beauty Of The First Day Of Motherhood Through Photo
Creatures of Jurassic Era
Photographer Captures Fantastic Photos of New York Reflected in Glass
Stunning Artistic, Portrait and Surreal Photography by Man Ray in the 1920s and ’30s
Vibrant Fashion And Glamour Photography By Denis Bliznuk
In Memory Of The Sewol Ferry Disaster Victims - Tribute Photo Project
"Hong Kong Hallucinations": Fantastic Urban Photography By Johannes Heuckeroth
Stunning Black And White Photos Of A Young Katharine Hepburn In The Grass Taken By George Hoyningen-Huene In 1934
Fantastical New Worlds Created From Realistic Landscapes By Catherine Nelson
National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards
Dramatic Art Photography By Sukron Mamun Which Will Leave You Speechless
Spectacular Winning Photos from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020
Lovely Vintage Photos of Rock Stars Posing With Their Kitty Cats
Before The Computers: Looking Back On Typewriters Era
Black And White Portrait Photos Of Celebrities Taken By Norman Seeff In The 1970s And 1980s
Robert Pattinson Gets Another Wax Figure
Amazing Funny, Creative And Striking Photo Works By Mark Engelen
Every Spring This Forest In Belgium Becomes A Blue Wonderland