If only there had been Spotify or iTunes to stream via Bluetooth while Woodstock-bound traffic was at a standstill in Bethel, New York, 50 years ago this August. Music festivals have come a long ways since then — Fyre Festival aside — and as the original Woodstock hits the half-century mark, there is still hope that something comes together for another during mid-August in Watkin’s Glen, New York.
The acts have changed (Jay Z, Miley Cyrus and Pussy Riot are now on the bill) but the premise is the same: 3 days of peace, love and music. Music supervisor Randall Poster has put together a playlist of bands that played the original concert, bands that should have played, and bands that we imagine playing, both old and new.
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