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Melanie Interview: Playing Woodstock at 22

She was a relative unknown when she walked onto the stage at Yasgur’s Farm and sang for half a million people. By the end of her set, she was a star

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Melanie, Who Helped Define a Generation at Woodstock, Dies

Born Melanie Safka in Queens, NY, at 22 years-old and essentially an unknown, she performed a star-making set at the 1969 festival

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Melanie on ‘Candles in the Rain,’ ‘Brand New Key’ & More

“I was just Melanie, the cute flower child person. To the hip people, the real hipsters, I became the cool person to bash. I don’t know how that happened.”

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