Everyone knows about Hendrix, Joplin and the Dead. But there were many other bands, including some really big names, that got lost in the mix — for various reasons. And there were others that were just … odd. See more in the next episode of our Woodstock video series.
None other than Ray Charles gave this British blues man a shout out for absorbing his style – then making it his own. Our list of great Joe Cocker covers reminds us as to how he put a unique stamp on some modern classics.
49 years ago today, a generation came out to play. And Woodstock is still making an impact. In this first of a three-part video series, Wade Lawrence (Director and Senior Curator at The Museum at Bethel Woods) walks us through the nearly miraculous history of the festival-that-almost-wasn’t. Here’s the backstory of three days of peace, love, and music with Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and CCR.
He tour managed Genesis. He tour managed The Who. But first he tour managed Melanie. Guess what that entailed?