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Woodstock

 

September 13, 2019



August 15th has come and gone but the memories of what happened in upstate New York on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm 50 years ago is fresh on many people’s minds. Not the adventurous soul that would have hitched a ride to be there, I had no choice but to answer my rich uncle’s call to basic training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, during that time.

Woodstock, an event that united a generation during a time of protest and, as quoted in AARP The Magazine, “Left a nation drenched in new ideas about love, peace and the power of music.” Rock and roll was here to stay and as the Beatles moved fr...



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