Originally Posted by MikasGirl
Hey BYCers! I am writing a research paper on Woodstock '69 and have to include an interview. I haven't been able to find anyone who has had the awesome honor of attending the festival and was hoping someone on here has.. anyway, if you have, I have some questions.
1. If you could describe your experience at Woodstock in three words, what would they be?
Muddy, hungry and loud.
2. Did you ever get lost in the hundreds, of thousands of people?
Sort of. I didn't leave with the same folks I came with.
3. What is your most vivid memory?
This is a family site. Can't say. (I'll PM you.)
4. What was you favorite band/act during the three days?
5. How was the food/bathroom/sleeping situation?
A little worse than being in combat in S.E. Asia. (i.e. Vietnam)
6. Did you go alone?
7. How old were you?
29. Recently divorced. Probably part of the reason I went.
8. Before the festival, what was it like culture-wise? (Basically, what was the counter-culture of the 60's like?)
Contrary to popular belief the "counter-culture" was just as uptight as their parents. Just on the other end of the spectrum. Most were just as intolerant of those who didn't believe like they did as the older generation.
9. What was the crowd like?
Drunk, rowdy. Just having a good time. I don't remember many fights.
10. What was the wildest thing you remember about the festival?
Again, I'll have to PM you.
11. Would you do it again?
Do you mean over or today? I wouldn't have missed it for the world, but I wouldn't want to do it again.
12. Do you think Woodstock changed America? If so, why?
No. It was just a huge, high party with lots of noise, booze and drugs.
13. How and why did you decide to go to Woodstock? How did you get there?
Seemed like a good idea at the time. We drove and arrived early. Couldn't find my ride home. (See #2.)
I might think of more questions later..I really hope someone can help me!