Music: Poet's Return: It's What I Do

Behind the wooden stage, helicopters leaped like grasshoppers into the peach-colored haze of dusk. Beside the phalanxes of electronic equipment a sign warned: DO NOT APPROACH THE SPEAKER BANKS TOO CLOSELY WITHOUT PROTECTIVE EAR MUFFS. All around stretched an undulating, thick-pile carpet of humanity. Three of the Beatles were there, and three of the Rolling Stones, and celebrities like Actress Jane Fonda and her husband, Film Director Roger Vadim. So were bedraggled pilgrims from Sweden, Holland, Australia, the U.S. and every corner of Britain, many of whom had hitchhiked for days to get there with bedrolls and rucksacks on their...

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