The Band, Woodstock, 1969 by Elliott Landy

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The Band, Woodstock, 1969 by Elliott Landy

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The Band album cover photo photographed at John Joy Road, Zena, Woodstock, NY, 1969.

"It rained by chance the day we had a shoot scheduled for the cover of The Band album. I loved the idea of having them in the rain because it’s a great visual and the light is soft when it’s raining. Although they dug the concept, they still weren’t too happy about getting wet, so whenever we could find a spot where they were under cover, we stopped. We just drove around the area at random, turning here and there, looking for places to shoot." Elliott Landy

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Elliott Landy, began photographing the anti-Vietnam war movement and the underground music culture in New York City in 1967. He photographed many of the underground rock and roll superstars, such as Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, both backstage and onstage. His images from 1967-1969 documented the music scene during that classic rock and roll period which culminated with the 1969 Woodstock Festival. His photographs have been published worldwide for many years in all print mediums including covers of Rolling Stone, Life, the Saturday Evening Post, etc. and album covers, calendars and photographic book collections.