This weekend marks the anniversary of the most influential music festival since Jack’s Wacky Rascals Outdoor Variety Hour.
[photogallerylink id=45461 align=left] Did you know that the Woodstock playlist and Jack FM have many things in common? In fact we have nine non-drug-related musical examples that prove it. So grab your headband and take a trip back to ’69 as we relive some of those great music moments we’ll never remember.
1. Janis Joplin – Piece of My Heart
2. The Band – The Weight
Woodstock Fun Fact: Woodstock Music Festival was held in 1969.
3. Joe Cocker – Little Help From My Friends
Woodstock Fun Fact: Dr. Cranfill was conceived on the field grounds.
4 . Canned Heat – Going Up The Country
Woodstock Fun Fact: Namesake events were held in 1979, 1989, 1994, and 1999.
5. Jefferson Airplane – Somebody To Love
Woodstock Fun Fact: Founded by Michael Lang, John P. Roberts, Joel Rosenman & Artie Kornfeld.
6. Santana – Black Magic Woman
Woodstock Fun Fact: The site of original festival was White Lake, New York.
7. CCR – Fortunate Son
Woodstock Fun Fact: Tami Heide cancelled her band’s first set after setting their tour manager on fire.
8. Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe
Woodstock Fun Fact : Date(s) scheduled: August 15-17, 1969, but ran over to August 18.
9. The Who – Baba O’Riley
Woodstock Fun Fact : The festival’s wifi network was password protected, but many festival-goes signed on after Country Joe McDonald announced the password publicly during his set.