Various Artists

The Woodstock Experience

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Simply put, this whopping ten-CD collection contains all five deluxe volumes in Sony Legacy's Woodstock Experience set. The artists -- Sly & the Family Stone, Johnny Winter, Jefferson Airplane, Santana, and Janis Joplin -- are each represented by a double-disc collection: the first album in each set is a classic studio album from the same period as the Woodstock Festival -- in Sly's case, it was Stand!, in Santana's it was their debut set (which wasn't out yet), in Joplin's, I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again, Mama!, in the Airplane's it was Volunteers (also not out yet), and Johnny Winter's representing his debut as well as a preview of his forthcoming Second Winter LP. Each of these classic albums is the standard remastered edition but packaged in an LP sleeve. The second disc in most cases -- the Airplane, whose set was much longer than anyone else represented here is the exception -- is the complete, unexpurgated Woodstock performance wonderfully remastered and mixed by Eddie Kramer. For classic rock fans this is the mother lode; however, given the price tag, most folks will more than likely pick and choose the volumes by their favorite artists and let the box slide for now.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
4:07 Spotify
2
4:00 Spotify
3
3:14 Spotify
4
2:47 Spotify
5
4:23 Spotify
6
2:36 Spotify
7
4:46 Spotify
8
4:37 Spotify
9
6:37 Spotify

Track Listing - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
4:49 Spotify
2
4:00 Spotify
3
4:46 Spotify
4
5:23 Spotify
5
5:31 Spotify
6
2:52 Spotify
7
11:35 Spotify
8
6:41
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