Sunday, July 5, 2009

Jimi Hendrix Star Spangled Banner, Woodstock, 1969

by Ann Garrison

Posted five minutes after midnight, July 4th, American Independence Day, 2009, 40 years after Hendrix made history at Woodstock, as the U.S. continues its overt wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and its covert wars in Africa, most of all, in D.R. Congo, under the umbrella of Africom, the U.S. Africa Command. I didn't watch the fireworks, but I listened to this, which Hendrix performed at the height of America's War in Vietnam, and the height of global opposition:

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