Buddy Holly
The Everly Brothers Meet Buddy Holly & the Crickets

The Everly Brothers Meet Buddy Holly & The Crickets

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers describes the first time he met rock and roll legend Buddy Holly and his fellow members in the Crickets while touring in Montreal. Everly describes the large group of musicians that were also gathered there at the time and becomes nostalgic over that time … Continue reading

Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin & Tina Turner’s Admiration for Each Other

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Singer-songwriter Janis Jopin is asked in an interview who her favorite musician is and she answers, Tina Turner, explaining, “She’s the best chick ever. Fantastic singer, great dancer, fantastic show…” Tina Turner also shares her admiration for Janis Joplin’s music, saying, “She had a black soul. She felt. Her singing … Continue reading

Woodstock Festival of 1969
On Love: I Came to Woodstock to Die–An Angel Saved My Life


Author: Patrick Colucci “I was a broken young man. One who set out to save the world only to become overcome by the waves of evil and despair, which pervaded the reality I found myself in, in 1960s America.” I knew it would happen. It’s 3 a.m. in the morning … Continue reading

Elvis Presley
[Text] Elvis’s Hand-Delivered Letter to Nixon

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“The drug culture, the hippie elements, the SDS, Black Panthers, etc do not consider me as their enemy or as they call it, the establishment. I call it America and I love it. Sir, I can and will be of any service that I can to help the country out. … Continue reading

Kurt Cobain
[Text] Kurt Cobain’s Letter To William S. Burroughs


“I realize that stories in the press regarding my drug use may make you think that this request comes from a desire to parallel our lives. Let me assure you that this is not the case. As a fan and student of your work, I would cherish the opportunity to … Continue reading

Performance: ‘Soul Sacrifice’ at the Woodstock Festival

In this video, Santana and his band perform “Soul Sacrifice” at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. The passion and connection to the music is seen in both the band and the crowd as Santana plays his guitar solo and a young Woodstock audience grooves to the music.

Woodstock Festival of 1969
Memorable Performances of the 1969 Woodstock Festival


Some of the most unforgettable performances of the 1969 Woodstock Festival are commemorated. In this video, the reason that certain performances were so memorable are explained and clips of these artists playing for the Woodstock crowd are shown. An array of artists from folk singer Richie Havens to rock legend … Continue reading

Woodstock Festival of 1969
[Blog] 9 Facts About the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival

“Woodstock was both a peaceful protest and a global celebration.” -Richie Havens 1. The idea for Woodstock came from Michael Lang and Artie Kornfeld who were record company executives that wanted to raise money to build a recording studio in the town of Woodstock in upstate New York. 2. The … Continue reading