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THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY: January 7, 1970: Max Yasgur is sued for $35,000 for damages to neighbors' fences. He owns the farm where Woodstock was held. During the festival when he heard some were selling water he put up a large sign by his barn for free water. Mr Yasgur passed away in 1973.

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The pilgrimage road to Max Yasgur's dairy farm, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was held from August 15 thru August 18, 1969, Bethel, New York, 43 miles southwest of the town of Woodstock.

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Some of the greatest artists graced the presence of the thousands of people who attended one of the largest, most well-renounced music festivals.

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Jimi Hendrix performing at Woodstock, a massive music festival held in August 1969. It is regarded as one of the most pivotal events in the history of popular music.

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Woodstock Music & Art Fair (Woodstock or Woodstock Festival) was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. During the sometimes rainy weekend, thirty-two acts performed outdoors in front of 500,000 concert-goers.

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concert poster for Moby Grape and Big Brother & The Holding Co. held November 4th, 1967 in Sausalito, CA

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