Ever since the early '50s beginnings of "Peanuts," creator Charles Schulz feathered his beloved comic strip with anonymous birds that popped in with mischievous, chirping whimsy. Yet it was two decades until a winged "Peanuts" creature finally got a name, becoming a fully nested character.
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Tie-dyed pilgrims and white-haired Woodstock festival veterans converged at the generation-defining site to celebrate its 50th anniversary, while Arlo Guthrie came back to sing — what else? — "The Times They Are a-Changin'."
Picking up a guitar, he sang the Bob Dylan classic for a group of reporters gathered on the grass under the wilting afternoon sun.
The Woodstock Music and Art Festival took place in Bethel, New York, 50 years ago Aug. 15-18, 1969, as 32 acts performed for an audience of about 400,000 people, making the event a pivotal moment in popular music history and a turning point for the counterculture generation. Jimi Hendrix, Th…
Melanie, 72, was one of the few female performers at Woodstock. She said though Woodstock is remembered as a groundbreaking concert, "the last thing that I thought was that it would become a historic event."
The legendary 1969 music festival almost didn't happen. It was repeatedly saved by non-groovy regular people.
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 80 miles northwest of New York City.
Woodstock is surrounded by myths, legends and misperceptions. Here's the real story about five of them.
Timing alone ensured that the Woodstock gathering and the Charles Manson massacre would be joined in memory, opposing codas to the 1960s, a decade endlessly debated and obsessed over.
Fifty years later, memories of the anarchic weekend of Aug. 15-18, 1969, remains sharp among people who were in the crowd and on the stage for the historic festival.
The 22-year-old photographer for an underground paper took hundreds of pictures of the performers and the crowd that weekend.
Woodstock '94 took place in Saugerties, New York 25 years ago on August 12-14. Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Primus, Aerosmith, Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, Violent Femmes, Cypress Hill, Rollins Band, and Bob Dylan were among a few of the acts that performed for an audience of about 550,0…
NEW YORK (AP) — Shortly after Woodstock organizers announced the shambolic 50th anniversary concerts were off after months of setbacks and holdups, Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang summed up the drama in six words: "It's been a really bizarre trip."
In vigils and impromptu gatherings, community members joined in sorrow and anger over the weekend shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.