Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more.
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Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and ... See full summary »
This is a great look at how corporate greed has infected the music business. I really enjoyed the fact that it pointed out how Woodstock 99 was doomed from the beginning due to the over charging for such things as water and food. Also, as I said in my commentary about the original Woodstock, it was pretty much seen as the last great gathering of the hippie culture and even though it was a financial disaster, it was a cultural touchstone in the history of the world. The latter Woodstocks were nothing but a huge marketing ploy that backfired in the faces of those involved.
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