Bennett, Andy: Remembering Woodstock (Ashgate Books) Paperback

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Catalogue No: 9780754607144

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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Contents: Introduction, Andy Bennett; The three Woodstocks and the live music scene, Dave Laing; '1, 2, 3 What are we fighting 4?' Music, meaning and 'The Star Spangled Banner', Sheila Whiteley; 'This is your Woodstock': popular memories and political myths, John Street; 'Everybody's happy, everybody's free': representation and nostalgia in the Woodstock film, Andy Bennett; Reporting Woodstock: some contemporary press reflections on the festival, Simon Warner; The contradictory aesthetics of Woodstock, Allan F. Moore; 'Unsafe things like youth and jazz': Beaulieu jazz festivals (1956–61), and the origins of pop festival culture in Britain, George McKay; A public transition: acoustic and electric performances at the Woodstock festival, Dave Allen; Still picking children from the trees?: reimagining Woodstock in 21st century Australia, Gerry Bloustien; Afterword: Country Joe McDonald remembering Woodstock, Country Joe McDonald with Dave Allen. Index.