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Bethel, NY
August 15 to August 18 1969

This is no CD or Movie
It's a list of the songs being played


CSNY had their gig at Monday 3am

Day 1, Friday 05:00 pm  Richie Havens Minstrel From Gault
      From The Prison
      Get Together
      From The Prison (Reprise)
      I'm A Stranger Here
  High Flyin' Bird
  I Can't Make It Anymore
  With A Little Help
      Handsome Johnny
  Strawberry Fields Forever
  Hey Jude
  Freedom (Motherless Child
Friday 06:15 pm  Sweetwater Motherless Child
  Look Out
  For Pete's Sake
      What's Wrong
  My Crystal Spider
  Two Worlds
  Why Oh Why
      Let The Sunshine In
  Oh Happy Day
  Day Song
Friday 07:15 pm  Bert Sommer Jennifer
  The Road To Travel
  I Wondered Where You Be
  She's Gone
  Things Are Going My Way
  And When It's Over
  A Note That Read
Friday 09:00 pm  Tim Hardin How Can We Hang On To A Dream
      Susan (We Are One, One, All In One - Bird On A Wire)
  If I Were A Carpenter
      Reason to Believe
      You Upset The Grace Of Living When You Lie
      Speak Like A Child
      Snow White Lady
      Blues On My Ceiling
      Simple Song Of Freedom
      Misty Roses
Friday 10:00 pm  Ravi Shankar Raga Puriya-Dhanashri / Gat In Sawarital
  Tabla Solo In Jhaptal
  Raga Manj Kmahaj / Alap Jor
      Dhun In Kaharwa Tal
      Medium & Fast Gat In Teental
Friday 11:00 pm  Melanie Close To It All
  Momma Momma
      Beautiful People
      Animal Crackers
      Mr. Tambourine Man
      Tuning My Guitar
      Birthday Of The Sun
Friday 11:55 pm  Arlo Guthrie Coming Into Los Angeles
  Wheel Of Fortune
      Walking Down The Line
      Oh Mary, Don't You Weep
Every Hand In The Land
      Amazing Grace
Saturday  01:00 am  Joan Baez Oh Happy Day
  The Last Thing On My Mind
  I Shall Be Released
  Story About How The Federal Marshalls Came...
  Joe Hill
      Sweet Sir Galahad
      Hickory Wind
      Drug Store Truck Driving Man
      I Live One Day at A Time
      Take Me Back To The Sweet Sunny South
      Warm And Tender Love
      Swing Low Sweet Chariot
      We Shall Overcome

Day 2, Saturday  12:15 pm  Quill Driftin'
They Live The Life
Waitin' For You
Saturday  01:00 pm  Country Joe McDonald Janis
Donovan's Reef
Heartaches By The Number
Ring of Fire
Tennessee Stud
Rockin' Round the World
Flying High
Seen A Rocket
Cheer / I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixing-To-Die-Rag
Saturday  02:00 pm  Santana Waiting
Evil Ways
You Just Don't Care
Soul Sacrifice
Fried Neckbones And Some Home Fries
Saturday  03:30 pm  John B. Sebastian How Have You Been
Rainbows All Over Your Blues
I Had A Dream
Darlin' Be Home Soon
Younger Generation
Saturday  04:45 pm  Keef Hartley Band Spanish Fly
She's Gone
Too Much Thinkin'
Believe In You
Rock Me Baby
. . . Sinnin' For You (Intro)
. . . Leavin' Trunk
. . . Halfbreed
. . . Just To Cry
. . . And Sinnin' For You
Saturday  06:00 pm  Incredible String Band Invocation / Sleepers Awaken
Catty Come - The Letter
Gather 'Round (Juggler's Song)
This Moment Is Different
Come with Me
When You Find Out Who You Are
Saturday  07:30 pm  Canned Heat I'm Her Man
Going Up the Country
A Change Is Gonna Come -
            Leaving This Town
Let's Work Together
Too Many Drivers At The Wheel
I Know My Baby
Woodstock Boogie
On The Road Again
Saturday  09:00 pm  Mountain Blood Of The Sun
Stormy Monday
Theme For An Imaginary Western
Long Red
For Yasgur's Farm
Beside the Sea
Waiting To Take You Away
Dreams Of Milk And Honey
Blind Man
Blue Suede Shoes (Dirty Shoes Blues?)
Southbound Train
Saturday  10:30 pm  Grateful Dead St. Stephen
Mama Tried
Dark Star / High Time
Turn On Your Lovelight
Sunday  12:30 am  CCR Born On The Bayou
Green River
Ninety-Nine And A Half
Bad Moon Rising
Proud Mary
I Put A Spell On You
Night Time Is The Right Time
Keep On Choogin'
Suzy Q
Sunday  02:00 am  Janis Joplin Raise Your Hand
As Good As You've Been To This World
To Love Somebody
Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)
Cosmic Blues
Can't Turn You Loose
Work Me Lord
Piece Of My Heart
Ball and Chain
Sunday  03:30 am  Sly & The Family Stone M'Lady
Sing A Simple Song
You Can Make It If You Try
Everyday People
Dance To The Music
Music Lover
I Want To Take You Higher
Love City
Sunday  05:00 am  The Who Heaven And Hell
I Can't Explain
It's A Boy

Amazing Journey
Eyesight To The Blind
Acid Queen
Tommy Can You Hear Me
Pinball Wizard
Abbie Hoffmann Incident
Do You Think It's Alright?
Fiddle About
There's A Doctor I've Found
Go To The Mirror Boy
Smash The Mirror
I'm Free
Tommy's Holiday Camp
We're Not Gonna Take It
See Me Feel Me
Summertime Blues
Shakin' All Over
My Generation
Naked Eye
Sunday  08:00 am  Jefferson Airplane The Other Side Of This Life
Somebody To Love
3/5 of A Mile in 10 Seconds
Saturday Afternoon / Won't You Try
Eskimo Blue Day
Plastic Fantastic Lover
Wooden Ships
Uncle Sam's Blues
The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil
Come Back Baby
White Rabbit
The House at Pooneil Corner
Day 3, Sunday  02:00 pm  Joe Cocker Jam (without Joe Cocker)
40,000 Headmen (without Joe Cocker)
Dear Landlord
Some Things Goin' On
Do I Still Figure In Your Life
Feelin' Alright
Just Like A Woman
Let's Go Get Stoned
I Don't Need No Doctor
I Shall Be Released
Hitchcock Railway
Something To Say
With A Little Help From My Friends
Sunday  03:00 pm  Rainstorm bad weather
Sunday  06:30 pm  Country Joe & The Fish Rock & Soul Music
(Thing Called) Love
Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine
Sing, Sing, Sing
Summer Dresses
Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife
Silver and Gold
The Love Machine
Ever Since You Told Me That You Love Me
Short Jam
Crystal Blues
Rock & Soul Music (Reprise)
Fish Cheer / I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixing-To-Die-Rag
Sunday  08:15 pm  Ten Years After Spoonful
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
The Hobbit
I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
I May Be Wrong, But I Won't Be Wrong Always
Help Me / Hear Me Calling
I'm Going Home
Sunday  10:00 pm  The Band Chest Fever
Don't Do It
Tears Of Rage
We Can Talk About It Now
Long Black Veil
Don't Ya Tell Henry
Ain't No More Cane on the Brazos
Wheels On Fire
I Shall Be Released
The Weight
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
Monday  12:00 am  Johnny Winter Mama, Talk To Your Daughter
Six Feet Under the Ground
Leland Mississippi Blues/Rock Me Baby
Mean Town Blues
Mean Mistreater
You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
I Can't Stand It
Tobacco Road
To Tell The Truth
Johnny B. Goode
Monday  01:30 am  Blood Sweat And Tears More And More
Just One Smile
All in A Day
Something Coming On
I Love You Baby More Than You Ever Know
Spinning Wheel
Sometimes in Winter
Smiling Phases
God Bless the Child
I Stand Accused (More and More)
And When I Die
You've Made Me So Very Happy
 03:00 am
 Crosby Stills Nash
 (& Young)

Suite Judy Blue Eyes
Helplessly Hoping
Marrakesh Express
4 + 20
Mr. Soul
You Don't Have To Cry
Pre-Road Downs
Long Time Gone
Bluebird Revisited
Sea Of Madness
Wooden Ships
Find The Cost Of Freedom
49 Bye-Byes


Monday  06:00 am

 Paul Butterfield Blues Band

All in A Day
Morning Sunrise
Born Under A Bad Sign
No Amount of Loving
Love March
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
All My Love Comin' Through To You
Monday  07:30 am  Sha-Na-Na Na Na Theme
Jakety Jak
Get A Job
Come Go With Me
Little Darling
Duke Of Earl
Teen Angel
Jailhouse Rock
Wipe Out
Who Wrote The Book Of Love
Duke Of Earl
At The Hop
Get A Job (Reprise)
Na Na Theme
Monday  09:00 am  Jimi Hendrix Introduction
Message To Love
Getting My Heart Back Together Again -
 - Hear My Train a-Comin'
Spanish Castle Magic
Red House
Mastermind (leadguitar by Larry Lee)
Here Comes Your Lover Man
Foxy Lady
Jam Back At The House
Gypsy Woman (sung by Larry Lee)
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Stepping Stone
Star Spangled Banner (instr.)
Purple Haze
Improvisation -
Villanova Junction
Hey Joe


The Byrds had been asked to play but they did perform at another festival several weeks before where then were riots.
As bassist John York remembers: "We were flying to a gig and Roger McGuinn came up to us and said that a guy was putting on a festival in upstate New York. But at that point, they weren't paying all of the bands. He asked us if we wanted to do it and we said, 'No'. We had no idea what it was going to be. We were burned out and tired of the festival scene. So all of us said, 'No, we want a rest' and missed the best festival of all".
(taken from "Byrds Flyght")

The Flying Burrito Bros
had been asked but they were on a concert tour by train instead.

Stills, Crosby, Nash, Young

David Crosby
: "I remember the people that we really cared about musically. Almost all of them, The Band, The Dead, the Airplane, Hendrix, were standing around behind us. Now they had heard this first album, but then nobody had heard us live. That was only our second gig live.
And they all were standing around the stage behind us ...oh, can they do it?..."

Neil Young: "One of things I remember about Woodstock was trying to get there to play. As it turns out, the charter plane I was on with Jimi Hendrix flew into the wrong airport. We were supposed to be picked by a helicopter. The roads were jammed and there was nobody at the airport, so we had no way to get to the concert.
So we're standing at the airport with Melvin Belli [an attorney] trying to figure out what to do. And Melvin Belli steals this pickup truck parked at the airport.
So it's the three of us in this stolen pickup truck trying to get to the Woodstock concert to play - Jimi, Melvin & me.
That's what I really remember about Woodstock."
(From a radio interview "On The Record" by Mary Turner 1979)