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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

Friday Nite Videos -- August 23, 2013

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A New Generation of Civil Rights Fighters. The Story of Gershwin, Harlem and the Blues. Deport the Statue of Liberty. Cracking the Codes: A Trip to the Grocery Store. When Comedy Went to School. Richie Havens at Woodstock (in memoriam).

Richie Havens at Woodstock

Richie Havens was the opening performer at Woodstock in 1969, and this was his first song. Havens died in April this year, and his ashes were scattered at Woodstock this week in a ceremony attended by over 1,000 people.

Country Joe McDonald: Vietnam Song

Country Joe performing at Woodstock in 1969. This song was originally released as the title track of the 1967 album of Country Joe & the Fish, I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die. It was written by Country Joe.
 
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