Woodstock Boss Was Snubbed By Cowboy Roy Rogers

MICHAEL LANG, the brains behind iconic 1969 music festival Woodstock, has revealed TV and film cowboy ROY ROGERS turned down the chance to end the three-day event Last night (24OCT06) in Hollywood, Lang told an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences panel discussion about the festival movie - also called Woodstock, he wanted Rogers to croon HAPPY TRAILS after JIMI HENDRIX's headlining appearance He said, "I had this inner dream I grew up listening to Roy Rogers sing Happy Trails on the radio and I thought, `What a perfect way to end the show ' "He was the only artist who turned us down He didn't get it at all " As well as Hendrix, the festival also featured live performances from CROSBY, STILLS + NASH, JOAN BAEZ, TEN YEARS AFTER, THE WHO and COUNTRY JOE + THE FISH


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