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Leslie West gets the Blues

An angry Leslie West makes for a loud, rattlesnake-mean guitarist, and that rage, along with other aspects of his personality, is palpable in some of the blues records he’s done on the side in recent years.

Woodstock performers share their memories

Woodstock was a nightmare for The Grateful Dead. Though Woodstock was not an easy gig for anybody, The Grateful Dead experienced more than their fair share of problems, with dangerous technical problems, a deluge of rain and a stage that seemed on the brink of giving way throughout their show. With this year marking the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, Goldmine asked a number of artists who were there to share their memories of those three days.