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(Hardee) What did Woodstock's artists get paid to play?

August 15, 2016

It was on this day, August 15 in 1969, that hundreds of thousands of people came together from all over the country for a little 3-day festival concert that would change the world.  Woodstock.

Just for fun, we put down the talent fees some of the artists received, along with what that would equate to in today's dollars (in parenthesis).

Jimi Hendrix - $18,000 ($114,000)

Creedence Clearwater Revival - $10,000 ($63,680.38)

Janis Joplin - $7,500 ($47,760.29)

Jefferson Airplane - $7,500 ($47,760.29)

The Who - $6,250 ($39,800.24)

Santana -  $750 ($4,776.03)