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  • Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969

    Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969
    The second half of the 1960s ushered in the era of music festivals — culminating with the granddaddy of them all, Woodstock, in August 1969. Other festivals that enjoyed huge attendance that year included pop festivals in Atlanta and Texas, 140,000 attendees each; the notorious Altamont Speedway Festival, 120,000; and the Newport Jazz Festival, 78,000.
  • Paul McCartney on (the topic of) drugs

    Paul McCartney on (the topic of) drugs
    The Library of Congress is full of wonderful treasures, and today it released a new chestful: a collection of interviews on topics such as sex, drugs and rock and roll. Included is Paul McCartney relating how pot and other drugs boosted the Beatles'...

    Bel Air Christmas decorations synchronized to 'Call Me Maybe'

    Bel Air Christmas decorations synchronized to 'Call Me Maybe'
    Hey, it's Christmas, and this is crazy, but there's this house in Bel Air, so visit it maybe. For the past few years, Bel Air's Jim Kurtz has been rigging the Christmas decorations on his home at 1205 Corinthian Court to not only play more established...

    'The Voice' recap, ugh, Cassadee Pope

    'The Voice' recap, ugh, Cassadee Pope
    Well, America, now you've done it. By eliminating Dez Duron last week, you’ve officially knocked Christina Aguilera out of competition on "The Voice," and I warned you, I WARNED you, that she would become insufferable if she had nothing else to do...

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...