Jimi Hendrix is playing the electric guitar and there are also drums in the background. The melody starts off loud and ends loud. Jimi extends the verses and turns them into something wild. He brings more excitement into the song by doing this. Even though people thought that performance at Woodstock was one of his worst, this is still one of the best known versions of The Star Spangled
Woodstock Artie Kronfeld, Joel Rosenman, Michael Lang, and John Roberts are the four men to thank for the 1969 “Three Days of Peace and Music” Woodstock music festival that changed the United States forever. The legendary festival was given the name “Woodstock” because the original plan was to hold the event in the town of Woodstock in Ulster County, New York. Rumor was that the word got out all over the country, and over a million people were expected to attend. As a result of that, the town of Woodstock offered no land large enough to hold the event. The four men quickly looked for an alternative.
Family of Woodstock, Inc. Paper BSHS/355 Woodstock happen in 1969, eagerly more than 450, 000 people to pastor in Sullivan country. For four days, the site became a cultural mini-nation in which minds were open, drugs were all but legal and love was “free”. The music began Friday afternoon at 5:07 PM August 15 and continued until mid-morning Monday, August 18. The festival closed the New York State Thruway and created one of the nation’s worst traffic jams. It also inspired a slew of local and state laws to endure that nothing like it would ever happen again.
In the summer of 1969, in Bethel New York, a social outcry for a peaceful way of life was heard by the millions of people that attended and watched Woodstock.This three day festival of the arts was unorganized, yet still managed to change the nation, as well as being one hell of a party.It is something that will be talked about until doomsday. The story begins with four men, John Roberts, Joel Roseman, Artie Kornfeild, Michael Lang, and one life changing event.They will all dispute who originally inspired with the idea for Woodstock. None of them could have known that they would be writing history.During the planning stages of the event they estimated that it would cost $500,000 and that 50,000 people would be attending.By the third meeting they proposed 100,000 people would attend, making Woodstock the largest concert in history.The four men originally planned to hold the event in the town of Woodstock, but the town claimed that portable outhouses were illegal, and ultimately banned the event.The festival was then moved to Bethel.The new location in Bethel suited their needs much better, as it had a 600 acre field, allowing them to expand upon their ideas.The men were expecting huge profits, but in the end they made the majority of their profits from
The article Alt. Everything was about how advertising, and we as a generation, have made a drastic shift over the last fifty years. Naomi Klein starts off with Woodstock 94’ and how evident the drastic change in commercialization is from the first days of the festival in the 1960’s to the one in 1994. For instance the original Woodstock was basically free of advertisements and was kept so that it was more or less just a concert. The 1994 version however was heavily commercialized and was full of ads from companies trying to see their products.
His performance at Woodstock in 1969 of the Star Spangled Banner became a song sung at just the right moment for everyone to remember it and make a statement around the nation. During this performance Hendrix evoked the sounds of war in the jungles of Vietnam as he interpreted the National Anthem for a young and increasingly war-weary generation as described in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. By this point in the war the majority of the young population did not want to be drafted and thus was fighting to end the
Woodstock was a music festival thrown during a hard time in the development of the modern worlds history. Women, blacks and hippies were fighting for their right to be heard and music was one of the ways these people made that happen. All sexes, races and cultures got together at Woodstock to peacefully celebrate the music that helped shaped the world as it is today. Most people thought it would just be a bunch of hippies getting together doing drugs and causing trouble but it turned it turned out to be a vital moment in history that would never be forgotten. Barriers were broken, people were brought together and prejudices were forgotten at this event that would soon be talked about worldwide as that music festival that changed the world for the better.
1 Miriam Moreno Woodstock 2 There was a lot of stuff that happened during the 60's. The sixties were about assassination, unforgettable fashion, new styles of music, civil rights, gay and women's liberation, Vietnam, Neil Armstrong landing on the moon, peace marches, sexual freedom, drug experimentation, and Woodstock. (Kopper,2009) All of these things changed the world of music and society. Woodstock was a three day concert, held in Catskill Mountains of New York’s Sullivan country, where people just enjoyed the great music and loved one another. Just imagine being in a concert where there is groovy performers and everyone one is happy and having a good time.
Ozzy's band had actually was originally called the “Blizzard of Ozz”. Ozzy's biggest financial success was the creation of “Ozzfest”. Ozzfest was a concert for metal fans all around, and for any other bands that wanted to come check him out. Ozzy Osbourne was a gothic metal head, who had inspired many people around the world. Later on he was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
What made his band so appealing was inventing a more violent sense on rock music which he called shock rock. He did this by using his concerts as a stage show that included devices of death such as a guillotine, the gallows, or electric chair. He would also use fake blood, boa constrictors and baby dolls. Each of his concerts goes through a certain process: sin, death, then resurrection. Band members have come and gone, but Alice was able to handle the challenges through time to still be the greatest rock star of all time and famed Americana.