The Road to Woodstock

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Michael Lang
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12,38 MB
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The Road to Woodstock.pdf
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4358011403209

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The definitive account of the most famous music festival of all time: Woodstock.“[A] vivid and lively account of those hectic and historic three days….The best fly-on-the-wall account, tantamount to having had a backstage pass to an iconic event.”—New York PostThe Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang’s New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. USA Today calls this fascinating, entertaining, and blissfully nostalgic look back, “Invaluable.” In The Road to Woodstock, Michael Lang recaptures the magic for the generation that was there…and for the generations that followed.Just in time for the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock festival, this definitive volume tells you everything you need to know about the most famous three days in music history.

Along with partner Artie Kornfeld, Lang approached venture capitalists Joel Rosenman and John Roberts to help plan and fund the iconic concert weekend. The Road to Woodstock is a 2009 book by Michael Lang and Holly George-Warren describing Lang's involvement in creation of the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival. The Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang's New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. The Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang's New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. The Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang's New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. The Road to Woodstock 1903: "In 1903 a trio of utopians—weathy Englishman Ralph White-head, writer Hervey White, and artist Bolton Brown—settled in Woodstock to pursue philosopher Jun Ruskin's stance against rampant industrialization. The Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang's New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. The Woodstock music festival of 1969 is an American cultural touchstone, and no book captures the sights, sounds, and behind-the-scenes machinations of the historic gathering better than Michael Lang's New York Times bestseller, The Road to Woodstock. USA Today calls this fascinating, entertaining, and blissfully nostalgic look back, "Invaluable." In The Road to Woodstock, Michael Lang ... The story of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair begins with Michael Lang, a kid out of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, who liked to smoke a joint and listen to jazz.

Lang also owned and operated Just Sunshine Records, which produced and released more than 40 albums by such diverse musical artists as Billy Joel ... For the first 50 pages or so of The Road to Woodstock, Lang describes his childhood in Bensonhurt, Brooklyn. His father was an engineer by trade, but took on various side projects, including running a Latin music club called the Spotlight on the Upper West Side of New York. The Road to Woodstock by Michael Lang 1,432 ratings, 4.08 average rating, 134 reviews The Road to Woodstock Quotes Showing 1-12 of 12 "This is the way to hear music, I think, surrounded by rolling hills and farmlands, under a big sky." Michael Lang talked about his memoir [The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary Festival] (Ecco; June 30, 2009).

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