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aeronca65t
08-15-2009, 05:21 PM
Hope some of you guys are watching this.....it's amazing.

It's on all weekend. There was even a lot of Brit cars in the San Francisco footage of the Summer of Love.

Mickey Richaud
08-16-2009, 06:31 AM
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll try to catch it.

bugimike
08-16-2009, 08:02 AM
"TTTalkin' 'bout mmy gggeneration!" :crazyeyes: :grouphug: :crazyeyes: :cooler: :devilgrin:

DrEntropy
08-16-2009, 10:12 AM
Just remember: Never trust anybody over 80.

:devilgrin: :jester:

aeronca65t
08-16-2009, 10:20 AM
Just remember: Never trust anybody over 80.

:devilgrin: :jester:

LOL.

When did that go up 50 years? :laugh:

Mickey Richaud
08-16-2009, 11:32 AM
Just remember: Never trust anybody over 80.

:devilgrin: :jester:

LOL.

When did that go up 50 years? :laugh:

When WE did!

GregW
08-16-2009, 12:25 PM
Give it another 20 years and you'll trust just about anyone.

bugimike
08-16-2009, 05:37 PM
Or no-one!!! :devilgrin:

Brooklands
08-17-2009, 08:20 AM
Hope some of you guys are watching this.....it's amazing.

It's on all weekend. There was even a lot of Brit cars in the San Francisco footage of the Summer of Love.

I found this post on Saturday evening, but at that hour both of our PBS stations on our cable system were showing Lawrence Welk reruns. Not quite the same as Woodstock...

SilentUnicorn
08-17-2009, 09:07 AM
I was only 7 years old.....


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TR6oldtimer
08-17-2009, 09:17 AM
I was preoccupied...

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vagt6
08-17-2009, 09:58 AM
I was in high school and many of us were absolutely riveted to and by the whole Woodstock scene. Bought the soundtrack album and started listening to music by many of the bands who played at Woodstock. I didn't buy or wear a pair of clogs, however! :lol:

One of my faves was "Mountain" (their big hit: "Mississippi Queen" - remember?). Leslie West; Felix Peppalardi and his soulful voice, really a rockin' band. I have all of their music CDs and still listen on occasion. Great R&B music, if you like that kinda stuff.

Not to mention Hendrix . . . what a talent!

Peace and love: we could use a bit more of it today, methinks. :yesnod:

Basil
08-17-2009, 08:03 PM
My interest in Woodstock is immeasurable :wink:

But in the spirit of the moment, I feel this (https://www.elwp.com/Joe%20Cocker.html) pretty well captures it. (This was posted once a while back)

Mickey Richaud
08-17-2009, 09:16 PM
Just watched a History Channel special on Woodstock.

No question that it was more than a music event. And I agree with what someone said toward the end of the special, we could use another Woodstock about now...

aeronca65t
08-17-2009, 09:38 PM
....we could use another Woodstock about now...

+1

By the way, I had planned on going to Woodstock.
I'd already participated in the Watkins Glen "Bog"....I figured it would be similar but with more music (and girls) and less cars. It was only a few hours ride by car.

Unfortunately, I couldn't get off from my supermarket job so I couldn't attend.
A bunch of my friends went.

They came back and told me it was horrible and it was just as well that I didn't go.
<span style="font-style: italic">Nowadays </span> their story has changed and they say it was great! :laugh:

Ah well......I *do* wish I had gone just to be part of it. :grouphug:

3798j
08-18-2009, 06:38 AM
Nial, That's amazing to me. I waved goodbye to my friends as they drove off to Woodstock in a 1960 Studebacker Lark. I wasn't going with them, because I could not schedule off from my job at the supermarket. They also came back telling me I was lucky not to have gone - and today they too describe it as an incredible experience.

aeronca65t
08-18-2009, 07:54 AM
Oh boy....twin sons of different mothers! :laugh:

Yeah, funny how the story of the Woodstock experience has changed over the years.

I guess it's like fishing. :jester:

longbridgehealey
08-18-2009, 09:10 AM
My memories of Woodstock are my friends leaving to go there, while my recruiter put me on the bus to Parris Island. I did get to see the movie years later..... :yesnod:

Larry

vagt6
08-18-2009, 01:59 PM
Larry, talk about a contrast . . . Parris Island or Woodstock.

Holy cow. :shocked:

longbridgehealey
08-18-2009, 02:14 PM
:lol: Yep, that's exactly what I thought!!

rustbucket
08-18-2009, 03:25 PM
I was three. Woodstock was just a little yellow bird in the Peanuts comics to me.

Brooklands
08-18-2009, 04:24 PM
I went to Hawaii with my parents in 1969 and saw the Fifth Dimension in concert in Honolulu. I guess that does not count as a Woodstock type experience.

DrEntropy
08-18-2009, 04:32 PM
Oh boy....twin sons of different mothers! laugh

Yeah, funny how the story of the Woodstock experience has changed over the years.

I guess it's like fishing. :jester:


Same here. Goin' into sophomore year of college, me an' future FirstWife waved goodbye to friends settin' off for the Event. For us it was either Woodstock or the upcoming Glenn trip, we chose th' Glenn. Got the horrid tales of endless mud and awful conditions on their return. NOW it's the "Experience of a Lifetime" for 'em.

I've no regrets, I can watch th' movie any time. :devilgrin:

Did watch the "Then and Now' thingie last eve. Entertaining. I think what came out of it was more worthwhile than any attending of the event itself. And wasn't it Wavy who said something about there bein' three million more claimed 'attendees' now than the nearly half million actually there? Funny, that.

"If you remember Woodstock, you weren't THEEERE, man." :jester:

DrEntropy
08-18-2009, 04:46 PM
My interest in Woodstock is immeasurable :wink:

But in the spirit of the moment, I feel this (https://www.elwp.com/Joe%20Cocker.html) pretty well captures it. (This was posted once a while back)

It's funny but...

'smits started gigglin' her butt off when the Joe Cocker footage started last night... I asked her what th' joke was. She said: "I just KNOW you're thinkin' of th' Belushi skit!"

She was right.

One of our early "dates" was a regular Saturday evening attendance to my friends home to watch SNL. That night was particularly riotous, memorable and never to be forgotten. Spastic Joe by John was a highlight.

:cheers: to friends gone but not forgot.

anthony7777
08-19-2009, 08:39 AM
doc, about 21 minutes into the flick youll see a white 3000 healey go by, thats my bud rob, though not in the footage was me and bud "peety" in a black carman gia, i do show up later for a second or two in the pond in my birthday suit, ya hadda be there man!, my older brother by 14 months was on parris island.

longbridgehealey
08-19-2009, 09:05 AM
:lol: Parris Island 2, Woodstock 3,000,000

DrEntropy
08-19-2009, 11:02 AM
I remember seein' the Healey!

bugimike
08-21-2009, 12:59 AM
Hehehe The curly-haired guy claiming the rain was a CIA plot was a guy I knew!!! :crazy:

Mickey Richaud
08-21-2009, 05:05 AM
Hehehe The curly-haired guy claiming the rain was a CIA plot was a guy I knew!!! :crazy:

It WAS a CIA plot... Isn't everything?

(See the "Heart-warming" thread...) :jester: