Other invited bands have declined including Led Zeppelin, The Moody Blues and Jethro Tull. Most have other interactions, but Ian Anderson, Tull’s head, said, “I don’t like hippies, and I’m often removed by naked women unless time is right.” Wow, you I seem like a real life of the party.
As one of the editors of the successful documentary on Woodstock, Martin Scorsese’s job is to sit on a 9-foot wide platform right on the stage under a large pile of speakers and keep an eye on the footage. they want to put in the movie.
Many bands do not seem to fit Woodstock’s vibe, but no more than the doo-wop Sha-Na-Na group. They made classic 1950s hits while sporting gold life jackets and ponytail.