Summer of Love

By Krista Driscoll

In the summer of 1969, about half a million hippies walked miles, past cars parked on the main road, to Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York. They trampled fences yet somehow maintained a peaceful vibe all weekend — despite the rain delays and deep mud — to spin and dance and trip to some of the best bands worldwide. These 500,000 people witnessed (though most details are fuzzy for most) the largest, most profound weekend in musical history.Woodstock, an event that literally defined a generation, has reverberated beyond those free-love, long-haired youngsters into new generations of classic rock, folk …

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