Remembering Woodstock, 44 Years Ago

I came upon a child of God
He was walking along the road
And I asked him, “Where are you going?”
And this he told me…
I’m going on down to Yasgur’s Farm, 
I’m gonna join in a rock and roll band.
I’m gonna camp out on the land.
I’m gonna get my soul free.


A festival-goer has a floral motif painted onto her bare chest at the Isle of Wight pop festival, a five day event held at East Afton Farm, near Freshwater and organised by Fiery Creations, 1970 (via Vintage Photo LJ)


Hippies in Washington Square Park,1968


Lean on Me - photo by William Gedney, 1966-67.


Lincoln Park youth “Peace” - 1967 - from Life magazine.


Hippies at a festival (1972)