Country Joe

Country Joe at Woodstock
Country Joe is releasing a two-disc live set tribute to Woody Guthrie.

He was a red diaper baby, and “Fixin’ to Die Rag” by Country Joe and Fish was the anthem of the Vietnam antiwar protests. Yes, I was at Woodstock when he, uh, revised the Fish cheer.

“I really can’t separate my life and career from the Woodstock f—- cheer.”

A vet himself, he advocates strongly for military veterans and continues recording. I’m glad he’s still active. (The photo is him just before performing at Woodstock.)

“I’ve been blessed to have a career in this children’s game of rock’n’roll and folk music.”

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  1. Bob,
    I would very much like to talk to you about a book I researching for the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock 1969.
    Please contact me at

    Joanne Hague

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