WOODSTOCK BANDS & PERFORMERS: THE PLAYLIST LINEUP

This page is dedicated to the original Woodstock 1969 playlist of bands.

The Woodstock lineup is one of the most legendary in history. The hottest and most diverse collection of bands of 1969 gathered here and created a playlist that would forever shape music to come. The American music scene of the era was defined by this music festival, and what is now known as world music stemmed from the diversity of performers that played at Woodstock. Also read our article on Woodstock ’69 Bands & Performers: Where Are They Now?

The Set List of Bands that Played at Woodstock 1969:

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Click the band or performer’s name to read their Woodstock Story and watch the performance.

Day 1: Friday, August 15 1969

Richie Havens > Playlist
Sweetwater > Set List
Bert Sommer > Playlist
Tim Hardin > Set List
Ravi shankar > Playlist
Melanie > Set List
Arlo Guthrie > Playlist
Joan Baez > Set List

Day 2: Saturday, August 16 1969

Quill > Playlist
Country Joe McDonald > Set List
John B. Sebastian > Playlist
Keef Hartley Band > Set List
Santana > Playlist
Incredible String Band > Set List
Canned Heat > Set Playlist
Grateful Dead > Playlist
Leslie West & Mountain > Playlist
Creedence Clearwater Revival > Set List
Janis Joplin > Playlist
Sly & The Family Stone > Set List
The Who > Playlist
Jefferson Airplane > Set List

Day 3: Sunday, August 17 1969

Joe Cocker > Playlist
Country Joe & The Fish > Set List
Ten Years After > Set List
Johnny Winter > Playlist
Blood Sweat And Tears > Set List
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young > Playlist

Day 4: Monday, August 18 1969

Paul Butterfield Blues Band > Set List
Sha Na Na > Playlist
Jimi Hendrix > Set List


 

Woodstock 1969 Lineup

Day One: Friday, August 15 1969

Richie Havens

1.  Minstrel From Gault
2.  High Flyin’ Bird
3.  I Can’t Make It Anymore
4.  With A Little Help
5.  Strawberry Fields For Ever
6.  Hey Jude
7.  I Had A Woman
8.  Handsome Johnny
9.  Freedom

Sweetwater

1.  Motherless Child
2.  Look Out
3.  For Pete’s Sake
4.  Day Song
5.  What’s Wrong
6.  Crystal Spider
7.  Two Worlds
8.  Why Oh Why

Bert Sommer

1.  Jennifer
2.  The Road To Travel
3.  I wondered where you’d be
4.  She’s Gone
5.  Things Are Going My Way
6.  And When It’s Over
7.  Jeanette
8.  America (first standing ovation at Woodstock)
9.  A Note That Read
10.  Smile

Tim Hardin

1.  Misty Roses
2.  If I Were A Carpenter

Ravi Shankar

1.  Raga Puriya-Dhanashri / Gat In Sawarital
2.  Tabla Solo In Jhaptal
3.  Raga Manj Kmahaj / Alap Jor / Dhun In Kaharwa Tal / Medium & Fast Gat In Teental

Melanie

1.  Beautiful People
2.  Birthday Of The Sun

Arlo Guthrie

1.  Coming Into Los Angeles
2.  Walking Down The Line
3.  Amazing Grace

Joan Baez

1.  Joe Hill
2.  Sweet Sir Galahad
3.  Drug Store Truck Driving Man
4.  Swing Low Sweet Chariot
5.  We Shall Overcome

Day Two: Saturday, August 16 1969

Quill

1. They Live the Life
2.  That’s How I Eat
3.  Driftin’
4.  Waitin’ For You

Country Joe McDonald

1.  I Find Myself Missing You
2.  Rockin’ All Around The World
3.  Flyin’ High All Over The World
4.  Seen A Rocket
5.  Fish Cheer / I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixing-To-Die-Rag

John B. Sebastian

1.   How Have You Been
2.  Rainbows All Over Your Blues
3.  I Had A Dream
4.  Darlin’ Be Home Soon
5.  Younger Generation

Keef Hartley Band

1.  Believe In You
2.  Rock Me Baby
3.  Leavin’ Trunk/Halfbreed/Just To Cry/And Sinnin’ For You

Santana

1.  Persuasion
2.  Savor
3.  Soul Sacrifice
4.  Fried Neckbones

Incredible String Band

1.  Catty Come
2.  This Moment Is Different
3.  When You Find Out Who You Are

Canned Heat

1.  I’m Her Man
2.  Going Up the Country
3.  A Change Is Gonna Come
4.  Leaving This Town
5.  The Bear Talks
6.  Let’s Work Together
7.  Too Many Drivers at the Wheel
8.  I Know My Baby
9.  Woodstock Boogie
10.  On the Road Again

Grateful Dead

1.  St. Stephen
2.  Mama Tried
3.  Dark Star / High Time
4.  Turn On Your Lovelight

Leslie West & Mountain

1.  Blood Of The Sun
2.  Stormy Monday
3.  Theme From An Imaginary Western
4.  Long Red
5.  For Yasgur’s Farm
6.  You And Me
7.  Waiting To Take You Away
8.  Dreams Of Milk And Honey
9.  Blind Man
10.  Blue Suede Shoes
11.  Southbound Train

Creedence Clearwater Revival

1.  Born On The Bayou
2.  Green River
3.  Ninety-Nine And A Half
4.  Commotion
5.  Bootleg
6.  Bad Moon Rising
7.  Proud Mary
8.  I Put A Spell On You
9.  Night Time Is The Right Time
10. Keep On Choogin’
11. Suzy Q

Janis Joplin

1.  Raise Your Hand
2.  As Good As You’ve Been To This World
3.  To Love Somebody
4.  Summertime
5.  Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)
6.  Kosmic Blues
7.  Can’t Turn You Loose
8.  Work Me Lord
9.  Piece Of My Heart
10. Ball and Chain

Sly & The Family Stone

1.  M’Lady
2.  Sing A Simple Song
3.  You Can Make It If You Try
4.  Stand!
5.  Love City
6.  Dance To The Music
7.  Music Lover
8.  I Want To Take You Higher

The Who

1.  Heaven And Hell
2.  I Can’t Explain
3.  It’s A Boy
4.  1921
5.  Amazing Journey
6.  Sparks
7.  Eyesight To The Blind
8.  Cristmas
9.  Tommie Can You Hear Me
10.  Acid Queen
11.  Pinball Wizard
12.  Abbie Hoffmann Incident
13.  Fiddle About
14.  There’s A Doctor I’ve Found
15.  Go To The Mirror Boy
16.  Smash The Mirror
17.  I’m Free
18.  Tommy’s Holiday Camp
19.  We’re Not Gonna Take It
20.  See Me Feel Me
21.  Summertime Blues
22.  Shakin’ All Over
23.  My Generation
24.  Naked Eye

Jefferson Airplane

1.  The Other Side Of This Life
2.  Plastic Fantastic Lover
3.  Volunteers
4.  Saturday Afternoon / Won’t You Try
5.  Eskimo Blue Day
6.  Uncle Sam’s Blues
7.  Somebody To Love
8.  White Rabbit

Day Three: Sunday, August 17 1969

Joe Cocker

1.  Delta Lady
2.  Some Things Goin’ On
3.  Let’s Go Get Stoned
4.  I Shall Be Released
5.  With A Little Help From My Friends

Country Joe & The Fish

1.  Barry’s Caviar Dream
2.  Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine
3.  Rock And Soul Music
4.  Thing Called Love
5.  Love Machine
6.  Fish Cheer / I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixing-To-Die-Rag

Ten Years After

1.  Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
2.  I Can’t Keep From Crying Sometimes
3.  I May Be Wrong, But I Won’t Be Wrong Always
4.  I’m Going Home

The Band

1.  Chest Fever
2.  Don’t Do It
3.  Tears Of Rage
4.  We Can Talk About It Now
5.  Long Black Veil
6.  Don’t Ya Tell Henry
7.  Ain’t No More Cane on the Brazos
8.  Wheels On Fire
9.  Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
10.  The Weight

Johnny Winter

1.  More And More
2.  I Love You Baby More Than You Ever Know
3.  Spinning Wheel
4.  I Stand Accused
5.  Something Coming On

Blood Sweat And Tears

1.  Mean Town Blues

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

1.  Suite Judy Blue Eyes
2.  Blackbird
3.  Helplessly Hoping
4.  Guinnevere
5.  Marrakesh Express
6.  4 + 20
7.  Mr Soul
8.  Wonderin’
9.  You Don’t Have To Cry
10.  Pre-Road Downs
11.  Long Time Gone
12.  Bluebird Revisited
13.  Sea Of Madness
14.  Wooden Ships
15.  Find The Cost Of Freedom
16.  49 Bye-Byes

Day Four: Monday, August 18 1969

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

1.  Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
2.  Driftin’
3.  Born Under A Bad Sign
4.  All My Love Comin’ Through To You
5.  Love March

Sha Na Na

1.  Na Na Theme
2.  Jakety Jak
3.  Teen Angel
4.  Jailhouse Rock
5.  Wipe Out
6.  Who Wrote The Book Of Love
7.  Duke Of Earl
8.  At The Hop
9.  Na Na Theme

Jimi Hendrix

1.  Message To Love
2.  Getting My Heart Back Together Again
3.  Spanish Castle Magic
4.  Red House
5.  Master Mind
6.  Here Comes Your Lover Man
7.  Foxy Lady
8.  Beginning
9.  Izabella
10.  Gypsy Woman
11.  Fire
12.  Voodoo Child (Slight Return) / Stepping Stone
13.  Star Spangled Banner
14.  Purple Haze
15.  Woodstock Improvisation / Villanova Junction
16.  Hey Joe