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Woodstock - Three Days of Peace & Music

Various Artists

Initial release : 1994

Atlantic 82636-2

Four CD box set celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival. Includes a brief, between tracks, moment of Jerry Garcia talking. Also includes tracks by Country Joe & The Fish, Jefferson Airplane and Sly & The Family Stone.

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Tracks / musicians

The tracks and performers on this box set are;

  • Handsome Johnny, Freedom - Richie Havens
  • The "Fish" Cheer, I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag - Country Joe McDonald
  • Rainbows All Over Your Blues, I Had A Dream - John B. Sebastian
  • If I Were A Carpenter - Tim Hardin
  • My Beautiful People - Melanie
  • Coming Into Los Angeles, Walking Down The Line - Arlo Guthrie
  • Joe Hill, Sweet Sir Galahad - Joan Baez
  • Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man - Joan Baez and Jeffery Shurtleff
  • Soul Sacrifice - Santana
  • Blood Of The Sun, Theme For An Imaginary Western - Mountain
  • Leaving This Town, Going Up The Country - Canned Heat
  • Commotion, Green River, Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won't Do), I Put A Spell On You - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Try, Work Me Lord, Ball & Chain - Janis Joplin
  • Medley: Dance To The Music, Music Lover, I Want To Take You Higher - Sly & The Family Stone
  • We're Not Gonna Take It (from "Tommy") - The Who
  • Volunteers, Somebody To Love, Saturday Afternoon/Won't You Try, Uncle Sam Blues, White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
  • Let's Go Get Stoned, With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker
  • Rock and Soul Music - Country Joe & The Fish
  • I'm Going Home - Ten Years After
  • Long Black Veil, Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever, The Weight - The Band
  • Mean Town Blues - Johnny Winter
  • Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills and Nash
  • Guinnevere, Marrakesh Express, 4 + 20, Sea Of Madness, Find The Cost Of Freedom - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
  • Love March - Paul Butterfield Blues Band
  • At The Hop - Sha Na Na
  • Voodoo Chile(Slight Return)/Stepping Stone, Star Spangled Banner, Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

  • Mixing - Gary Olazabal
  • Mixing supervision - L. A. Johnson
  • Restoration, post-production coordinator - Bill Rush
  • Digital engineer - Rob Arbittier
  • Master tapes restored at Warner Hollywood Sound Archive
  • Sonic Solutions mixer - Tim Hoggatt
  • Sound recordist - Jim Cavaretta
  • Studio administrator - Debra Dobb
  • Additional mixing - Alan Douglas, Mark Linnett at Your Place Or Mine Studio

  • Original soundtrack album producer - Eric Blackstead
  • Stage announcements - Chip Monck, John Morris, Hugh Romney, Muskrat
  • Remixed from the original 8-track tapes
  • Digital remastering - Joe Gastwirt
  • Original 8-Track Recording by Hanley Sound, Inc.
  • Location recording engineers - Edwin H. Kramer, Lee Osborne
  • Location field recording - Sound crews of Wadleigh - Maurice Ltd.
  • Original remix engineers - Eric Blackstead, Stan Agol, Jack E. Hunt
  • Assistant engineers - Dave Ragno, Tom Flye
  • Assistant to producer - Dan Turbeville

  • Box set production - Yves Beauvais
  • Editorial research - Thierry Peremarti
  • Additional research and production assistance - Michael Mazzarella

  • Liner notes - David Fricke
  • Photography - Jim Marshall, Baron Wolman, Elliott Landy, Henry Diltz, Joseph Sia
  • Front cover design - Jennifer Napier
  • Booklet design - Jennifer Napier, D. Kingsley
  • Jewel box design - Darren Crawforth
  • Art direction/midwives - Lynn Kowalewski, Richard Bates
  • Woodstock memorabilia courtesy of Mitchell Blank Archives

  • Recorded Live on Max Yasgur's farm in Socrates, New York in August 1969

Garcia can be heard saying "Marijuana - Exhibit A" immediately after the Country Joe and The Fish track Rock and Soul Music. This brief moment is also included in the original Woodstock film and album.

The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was held on the August 15 to 18, 1969. The Grateful Dead played on the second day of the festival but no part of their set has appeared on the various film and audio releases associated with the festival.

This box set contains the majority of music from the first two Woodstock soundtrack albums, Woodstock and Woodstock Two, plus a substantial amount of previously unreleased material.

Related releases

Some of music on this box set and the talk from Garcia was included on the original Woodstock triple album;

  • Woodstock, Various Artists, 1970, Cotillion SD 3-500
The Jefferson Airplane versions of White Rabbit and Somebody To Love were subsequently included on single CD release; The Jefferson Airplane versions of Volunteers was subsequently included on single CD release;