Reuters - Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man. Stone, Nash and Naylor were just a handful of the more than , people who attended, or performed at, Woodstock in , and each has a different story to tell as the music festival that defined an era marks its 50th anniversary this week. Jason Stone was 17 and had a summer job as a camp counselor in upstate New York when he and a friend decided to take off, without permission, and hitch a ride to the festival. They ran into someone they know, and shared a small tent, where they were offered some watermelon.
What It Was Really Like To Be At Woodstock Back In 1969
Naked boys from woodstock - Midnight Sexy
Where was he headed, that naked guy clambering his way through the crowd? The date was Dec. Maybe he was headed for the future. The thought occurred to me as the 50th anniversary of Woodstock approached — it took place just four months before Altamont — and, with it, an inevitable torrent of images conjuring up a bygone era of peace-and-love. Many of those photographs depict people dressed as if for Eden.
Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD
Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. This month, in , nearly half a million music lovers got together at a dairy farm in New York for the legendary 3-day Woodstock Festival.
October 4, Half of my friends thought I was crazy to let my year-old go to the Woodstock '99 music festival. They warned me about drugs, nudity, antisocial behavior. The other half - those of a certain age - spoke wistfully about having missed the first Woodstock.