On this day in 1969, the grooviest event in music history–the Woodstock Music Festival–draws to a close after three days of peace, love and rock ‘n’ roll in upstate New York. Read more
08 August 2014 With the 45th anniversary of Woodstock approaching, (August 15-17) I thought I’d re-share a post from June. I carefully chose the following compilation. These images represent the same era but their worlds apart–in more ways than one–I compare/contrast 2 significant events that coincided with each other–briefly–and helped defined a generation in American History. The images are eerily similar, yet not. I’ll let them speak for themselves.
What defined the 60’s?
With the 45th anniversary of #Woodstock approaching, (August 15-17) I’ll be posting on the events surrounding the weekend both in Bethel New York and around the world.
(1) The Vietnam War–which had already taken its toll on America–was in full swing in 1969; patriotism can be seen in its subtlety through these images of that fateful event 45 years ago. Enjoy! Read more