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Exactly 50 years ago, a landmark event took place in the world of music – the Woodstock rock festival. The resounding success of this event could never be repeated again. A whole constellation of now legendary artists such as: The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Janice Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Joan Baez, Jimi Hendricks, Grateful Dead, Ravi Shankar, Carlos Santana and many others. But this is not the main thing. It’s not even that literally a year later the festival headliners Janice Joplin and Jimi Hendrix passed away. Never again managed to repeat the whole unique atmosphere of this inimitable action, which became the end of the era of “children of flowers.” How was that?
Woodstock Music and Art Fair (Woodstock Music & Art Fair, colloquially Woodstock) – one of the most famous rock festivals. He passed three days, from August 15 to August 18, 1969, on one of the farms of the town in the countryside of Bethel, New York, USA. The number of visitors is about 500 thousand, of which 1,500 are journalists. Continue reading
10th and 9th place: Funny cases related to the French
It is known that Napoleon was exiled to the island of St. Helena. While in exile, he admitted once: “During the Russian campaign, my army had two main enemies: frost and Russian military music.” In fact, the French warriors fell into a panic from the fervent Russian songs, wondering why so bawl, and even in the cold.
The Great French Revolution was on. The generals, demanding reinforcements, wrote: “Send two regiments of soldiers or several thousand copies of the Marseillaise (French anthem). Do not believe it, but it helped! ))) Continue reading