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Friday Nite Videos | August 16, 2019: Woodstock 50

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The Woodstock music festival was 50 years ago this week. It was an epic example of the power of music. Here we present three performances from Woodstock, plus a prelude (D.A. Pennebaker/Duke Ellington) and a coda (Bernie Sanders/Cardi B). Enjoy.

Jimi Hendrix | The Star Spangled Banner

We all know the lyrics; without a word Jimi Hendrix' rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock provided a searing commentary on the anguish of its failed promises

Country Joe | Fixin' to Die Rag

Vietnam was the longest war in U.S. history ... then. But the mad dream of world domination has since brought us war that never ends.

Friday Nite Videos -- August 15, 2014 (Woodstock 45)

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Santana -- Soul Sacrifice. Janis Joplin -- A Little Bit Harder, Ball and Chain. Joe Cocker -- With a Little Help From My Friends. Jefferson Airplane -- Somebody to Love, White Rabbit. Woodstock Documentary--Behind the Music.

Santana -- Soul Sacrifice

Santana's electric Woodstock performance came early in a career that was to continue for more than three additional decades

Woodstock Documentary--Behind the Music

A documentary of how Woodstock came to be, with attention to the backdrop of the 60s and a focus on four -- very different -- principal initiators

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