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I’m having a Woodstock moment this summer. And no, I wasn’t in Max Yasgur’s alfalfa field in the summer of 1969. At least, I don’t remember being there.
But I have my own special connection to the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, as it is officially known. In 1988, in the run-up to the event’s 20th anniversary, I conducted an oral history of the festival, interviewing dozens of the people who made Woodstock happen: producers; performers; doctors; cops; neighbors; shopkeepers; carpenters;