August 17th, day 3 of Woodstock – was the most loaded day of them all.
Here’s the list of all the bands that took the stage that day (including the Grateful Dead… for 5 minutes)
|Grateful Dead||10:30 pm – 12:05 am||Their set was cut short after the stage amps overloaded during “Turn On Your Love Light”.|
|Creedence Clearwater Revival||12:30 am – 1:20 am|
|Janis Joplin with The Kozmic Blues Band||2:00 am – 3:00 am|
|Sly and the Family Stone||3:30 am – 4:20 am|
|The Who||5:00 am – 6:05 am||Briefly interrupted by Abbie Hoffman.|
|Jefferson Airplane||8:00 am – 9:40 am||Joined onstage on piano by Nicky Hopkins.|
|Joe Cocker and The Grease Band||2:00 pm – 3:25 pm||Played “With A Little Help From My Friends.” After Joe Cocker’s set, a thunderstorm disrupted the events for several hours.|
|Country Joe and the Fish||6:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Country Joe McDonald’s second performance.|
|Ten Years After||8:15 pm – 9:15 pm|
|The Band||10:00 pm – 10:50 pm|
Around 10:30 pm listeners would have been enjoying The Band playing their most popular hit – The Weight.
Here’s the live video. I hope you enjoy it. ✌️