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August 17th, 2009 - Pulling Out The Savoy Truffle

Date: 2009-08-17 22:43
Subject: Woodstock...
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Today it’ll be forty years since the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair ended.

To my fellow Boomers, for so many of whom (like me) Woodstock was such an existential moment, Bob Dylan’s question seems relevant: How does it feel?

To younger generations who see Woodstock only through the prism of history and who find the Boomers ‘ fascination with and smugness about this event alternately inscrutable and unbearable, John Sebastian’s explanation  seems fitting: It’s like trying to tell a stranger about rock and roll.

Here are my stories. Make your own narratives…. 

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