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1/10/19-Woodstock 50!

The man behind the Woodstock festival has confirmed reports he's planning a 50th anniversary bash miles away from the site of the 1969 event. Michael Lang, the co-founder of the Woodstock Music & Art Festival, will be staging a "multi-generational" weekend concert in August in Watkins Glen, New York. Lang tells Rolling Stone magazine he will be booking more than 40 acts for the event, adding, "It’ll be an eclectic […]

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4/22/13- Richie Havens Passes

Folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival, died Monday of a sudden heart attack, his publicist said. He was 72. Havens, who retired three years ago, toured for more than 30 years and recorded 30 albums. After Havens, a Brooklyn, New York, native, gained attention at Woodstock, he recorded a soulful-voiced cover of the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun," which rose on the pop […]

todayApril 22, 2013

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