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  • Guitarist Carlos Santana (right) and bassist David Brown perform with the group Santana at the Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York. The famous music festival took place 45 years ago, from Aug. 15, 1969 through Aug. 18.
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  • A couple attending the Woodstock Music Festival smile while standing outside the shelter they built during the concert, Bethel, New York, August 1969.
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  • Concertgoers walk along roads choked with traffic on the way to Woodstock, Bethel, New York, August, 1969.
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  • A music fan at Woodstock pop festival is in his car covered in anti-war slogans for love and peace.
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  • The crowd on the first day of the Woodstock Festival, Aug. 15, 1969.
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  • Singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend of British rock band The Who on stage during a live concert performance at the Woodstock festival, Aug. 16, 1969.
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  • A sound technician is seen near Free Stage, at the Woodstock music festival, August 1969.
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  • Hundreds of rock music fans walk along the wet highway leading from Bethel, New York, Aug. 16, 1969, as they try to leave the Woodstock Music and Art Festival. Two hundred thousand persons spent a rainy night at the festival.
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  • A naked young woman stands up amid the crowd during the Woodstock Festival at White Lake, Bethel Woods, New York, August 1969.
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  • American folk musician Joan Baez singing and playing the guitar at the Woodstock Music Festival, Bethel, New York.
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  • This photo taken near the Woodstock festival was titled, "Morning, Woodstock, New York, 1969."
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  • Visitors to the Woodstock pop festival in New York State climb the sound tower to secure a better viewing point.
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  • A scene of the roads near the Woodstock festival, 1969.
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  • Near the "Free Stage" at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair, several men, two with cameras around their necks, lean against a decorated school bus used by the Hog Farmers, a group that had been asked to help construct, ensure security and provide food for the event, Bethel, New York, August 1969.
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  • Two festival goers that found Woodstock too much lay passed out on the hood and roof of their Volkswagen Beetle.
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  • Two young men in the trunk of a car after hitching a lift home from the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair.
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