Woodstock: A Symbol of the 1960s (Step 2) Woodstock: A Symbol of the 1960s (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 The middle of August marks an important moment in popular music history. In 1969, about 2,500 people lived in Bethel, New... Woodstock: A Symbol of the 1960s (Step 2)

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The middle of August marks an important moment in popular music history. In 1969, about 2,500 people lived in Bethel, New York. But that summer, there were big ideas for that small town. Concert promoters planned to hold a music festival on a local farm.

They promoted it as the "Woodstock Music and Arts Fair: 3 Days of Peace and Music." They sold 186,000 tickets for the event. But in the end, 500,000 people attended. And in three short days, Woodstock changed the history of ro...

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