Remembering The Original Woodstock In Wonderful Historical Photographs, 1969

A wide-angle view of the huge crowd facing the distant stage during the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in August 1969.
Remembering The Original Woodstock In Wonderful Historical Photographs, 1969
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In 1969, more than 400,000 people descended on Bethel, New York, headed to a dairy farm owned by Max and Miriam Yasgur, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was being held. Continue reading »

“I Want To Take You Higher”: Girls Of Woodstock, The Best Beauty And Style Moments From Summer 1969

"I Want To Take You Higher": Girls Of Woodstock, The Best Beauty And Style Moments From Summer 1969

Woodstock 1969. The legendary music festival is celebrated during three days by thousands of people, especially women of all ages whose style and attitude were immortalized by photographers from all around the world. In color or black and white, the atmosphere of this ode to music is perfectly captured, in a place where it wasn’t unusual to bump into the great Janis Joplin. Continue reading »

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

"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. Continue reading »

The 15th Woodstock Festival in Poland

The 15th Woodstock Festival in Poland

A reveller poses for a picture in front of a giant Woodstock sign during the 15th Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra River, close to the Polish and German border, August 01, 2009. (Dalje / javno100) Continue reading »