Thats how it sounds to musician David Young, who is getting ready to debut a new rock opera called Woodstock: The Mystery Of Destiny.
The musical, which Young will debut in New York on January 30, takes place 30 years after the 1969 Woodstock festival and deals with a poet-waiter named Aquarius, who fights an ordinance banning live rock and roll.
Young a Grammy-nominated flautist who has played with the likes of Van Morrison wants his musical to remind people of the peace-and-love vibe of the original festivals and not the mud fights that occurred during the festivals that took place in the 1990s.
He admits he wasnt old enough to attend the original festival but jokes, I was in the traffic jam.
Young will perform the opera as a concert a la The Who when it performed Tommy on stage, but he hopes theres enough support to turn it into a live stage musical.
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