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Remembering Woodstock: Max Said Yes!


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/remembering_woodstock_max_said_yes_20090813

When the American Jewish dairy farmer Max Yasgur died in 1973, he became one of few non-musicians to receive a full-page obituary in Rolling Stone magazine. That’s because Yasgur said “yes” to organizers of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair 40 years ago this week, allowing half a million young people to camp out on his land in Bethel, NY, after neighboring towns refused to grant access to the flower children.

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