The Sound of Woodstock
50 years ago, organizers of the historic Woodstock Music and Art Fair in upstate New York searched for someone who could handle the unprecedented challenge of running their sound system. Luckily for them, “this crazy guy in Boston,” Bill Hanley, was available. Hanley’s innovative setup and the resulting recording forever shaped our collective memory of this generation-defining concert.
Hugh Romney, aka Wavy Gravy, was an American figure of the 1960s counter culture.
Max Yasgur, a dairy farmer agreed to host Woodstock on his property.
Watch chapter 1 of Woodstock.
In 1969, Joel Rosenman and his partners met to brainstorm what would become Woodstock.