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Woodstock 45th Anniversary: Eight Artists Who Turned Down The Fest

The legendary 1969 music fest celebrates its 45th anniversary on Aug. 15th!


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Woodstock Organizers Want To Celebrate 50th Anniversary In 2019

Mark you calendar, Woodstock is gearing up to spread its vibes of peace and love once again in 2019.


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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”


Richie Havens

Richie Havens’ Ashes To Be Scattered Over Woodstock Festival Site During Public Event

This Sunday, 44 years after the famous 1969 festival, Havens’ ashes will be scattered–per his own wishes–across the former festival site in Bethel, N.Y.


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Richie Havens’ Ashes To Be Scattered At Woodstock Grounds

Late folk legend Richie Havens’ will receive a final resting place at the very festival grounds where he opened up the iconic Woodstock music festival in 1969, reports Rolling Stone. Havens, who passed away from […]


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Hendrix At 70: “My Favorite Guitar Player Of All Time” – Kirk Hammett Of Metallica

Kirk Hammett was an early member of Exodus before replacing Dave Mustaine (later of Megadeth) in Metallica. And while the music of the Bay Area thrash metal scene only has a passing resemblance to Hendrix, Hammett has often paid tribute to the man by playing bits of Jimi’s “Little Wing” in his guitar solos.


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Levon Helm Documentary Hitting Theaters In 2013

The Band’s Levon Helm is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.



We Are Stars: What The Artists Got Paid At Woodstock

The Woodstock Music & Art Festival will be remembered for peace, love, great music and some “brown acid” the over half million in attendance were warned about. But something you might not have known is how much the performers were paid to appear at Woodstock.


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Woodstock 43rd Anniversary: Artists Who Turned Down The Fest

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of Woodstock Music Festival! It’s easy to remember the artists who did perform, but what about the ones who passed up on one of the most pivotal events in music history?


Rock Flashback: The Incredible String Band

Who can forget the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Incredible String Band[/lastfm] and their famous performance at Woodstock? Everyone, apparently. Their performance does not appear on any of the Woodstock albums and they’re not in the movie, either. But […]