Thursday, October 22 2009
Jefferson Airplane is a lot like Woodstock itself: rightfully iconic, yet slightly overrated. Fittingly, their live performance at the festival is forever enshrined on this two disc set.
Monday, September 21 2009
Pollock sees Woodstock as an index to where the culture had already been going, and where, given enormous social, political and economic forces at work in America, it was already destined to go.
Friday, August 28 2009
The Ang Lee take on Woodstock never gets much beyond these clichés: hippies took drugs, rain made mud, the music was great and crowds were huge.
Friday, August 21 2009
Sunday, August 16 2009
It's the enticing performances of the smaller acts -- and not the explosions of the big ones -- that made Woodstock such a singular event.