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In the festival, thirty-two bands performed for the 500,000 people. The most famous of the performers was Jimi Hendrix. Janis Joplin was also a popular performer at the Woodstock festival. Some other bands include The Who, Jefferson Airplane, and Sly and the Family Stone. These were rock and roll artists and had lyrics that usually called for change in government. The number of famous musicians at Woodstock is another reason it was the best festival of all time.

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