About this book
A backstage pass to one of the most legendary moments in music history - as told by the man who started it all. Accompanied by the voices of its artists, audience and creators, the in-depth story comes to light. A unique history of this notorious festival.
On the afternoon of August 15, 1969, Richie Havens took the stage at the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, welcoming a crowd of several hundred thousand to the green fields of Max Yasgur's farm. Havens was the first act - the legendary festival, years in the making, was finally beginning. This title tells the story from inspiration to celebration.