The Woodstock Experience

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The Woodstock Experience
Live album by Santana, Janis Joplin, Sly and the Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, Johnny Winter
Released June 30, 2009 (2009-06-30)
Recorded August 15, 16, & 17, 1969 at Woodstock Festival, Bethel, NY
Genre Rock, psychedelic rock, blues rock, soul
Label Sony BMG / Legacy
Producer Bob Irwin
Woodstock albums chronology
Woodstock 1999
(1999)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Woodstock: 40 Years On: Back to Yasgur's Farm
(2009)
Santana chronology
The Very Best of Santana (Live in 1968)
(2007)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time
(2010)
Janis Joplin chronology
The Lost Tapes
(2008)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Playlist: The Very Best of Janis Joplin
(2010)
Sly and the Family Stone chronology
Ain't But the One Way
(1983)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Jefferson Airplane chronology
Sweeping Up the Spotlight
(2007)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Johnny Winter chronology
The Johnny Winter Anthology
(2009)
The Woodstock Experience
(2009)
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 5
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic (Santana) 4.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic (Janis Joplin) 3.5/5 stars[3]
Allmusic (Sly & the Family Stone) 4/5 stars[4]
Allmusic (Jefferson Airplane) 3.5/5 stars[5]
Allmusic (Johnny Winter) 4.5/5 stars[6]

The Woodstock Experience is a box consisting of a set of studio albums and live performances from the 1969 Woodstock Festival by the artists Santana, Janis Joplin, Sly and the Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, and Johnny Winter. Each set consists of the 1969 studio album by the artist as well as each artist's entire Woodstock performance. The set was released as both a box containing all five artists (i.e. 10 cd-box set), and also as individual releases separated by artist, each containing the studio album and live performance of that artist (i.e. 2 cd per artist).

Track listing[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Santana Live[edit]

All songs by Santana Band except where noted

  1. "Waiting" – 4:49
  2. "Evil Ways" (Sonny Henry, Jimmy Zack) – 4:00
  3. "You Just Don't Care" – 4:46
  4. "Savor" – 5:23
  5. "Jingo" (Babatunde Olatunji) – 5:31
  6. "Persuasion" – 2:52
  7. "Soul Sacrifice" – 11:35
  8. "Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries" (Willie Bobo, Melvin Lastie) – 6:41

Janis Joplin Live[edit]

  1. "Raise Your Hand" (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper, Alvertis Isbell) – 5:31
  2. "As Good as You've Been to This World" (Nick Gravenites) – 6:25
  3. "To Love Somebody" (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) – 5:16
  4. "Summertime" (George Gershwin) – 5:05
  5. "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)" (Jerry Ragovoy, Chip Taylor) – 5:13
  6. "Kozmic Blues" (Janis Joplin, Gabriel Mekler) – 4:56
  7. "Can't Turn You Loose" (Otis Redding) – 4:25
  8. "Work Me, Lord" (Gravenites) – 8:42
  9. "Piece of My Heart" (Ragovoy, Bert Berns) – 4:57
  10. "Ball and Chain" (Big Mama Thornton) – 7:42

Sly & the Family Stone Live[edit]

All songs by Sylvester Stewart.

  1. "M'Lady" – 7:46
  2. "Sing a Simple Song" – 5:13
  3. "You Can Make It If You Try" – 5:36
  4. "Everyday People" – 3:15
  5. "Dance to the Music" – 4:28
  6. "Music Lover" / "Higher" – 7:50
  7. "I Want to Take You Higher" – 6:43
  8. "Love City" – 6:04
  9. "Stand!" – 3:20

Jefferson Airplane Live[edit]

  1. "Introduction" – 0:23
  2. "The Other Side of This Life" (Fred Neil) – 8:18
  3. "Somebody to Love" (Darby Slick) – 4:31
  4. "3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds" (Marty Balin) – 5:30
  5. "Won't You Try / Saturday Afternoon" (Paul Kantner) – 5:06
  6. "Eskimo Blue Day" (Grace Slick, Kantner) – 6:55
  7. "Plastic Fantastic Lover" (Balin) – 4:35
  8. "Wooden Ships" (David Crosby, Kantner, Stephen Stills) – 21:25
  9. "Uncle Sam Blues" (Traditional, arranged by Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady) – 6:12
  10. "Volunteers" (Balin, Kantner) – 3:16
  11. "The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil" (Kantner) – 15:29
  12. "Come Back Baby" (Traditional, arranged by Kaukonen) – 6:05
  13. "White Rabbit" (G. Slick) – 2:27
  14. "The House at Pooneil Corners" (Balin, Kantner) – 9:17

Johnny Winter Live[edit]

  1. "Mama, Talk to Your Daughter" (J. B. Lenoir) – 5:05
  2. "Leland Mississippi Blues" (Johnny Winter) – 4:58
  3. "Mean Town Blues" (Winter) – 10:54
  4. "You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now" (B. B. King) – 14:45
  5. "I Can't Stand It" (Bo Diddley) – 6:09
  6. "Tobacco Road" (John D. Loudermilk) – 10:40
  7. "Tell the Truth" (Lowman Pauling) – 6:51
  8. "Johnny B. Goode" (Chuck Berry) – 5:36

Personnel[edit]

Santana[edit]

Janis Joplin[edit]

  • Janis Joplin – vocals
  • Kozmic Blues Band – guitar, bass, drums, Snooky Flowers on horns.

Sly & the Family Stone[edit]

Jefferson Airplane[edit]

Johnny Winter[edit]

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