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by Runaway Express

1960s hippie love-fest ear movie in a non-stop, cinematic, technicolor explosion of music. 12 originals, 30 covers. As you listen, you are the cinematographer. Full-tilt rock from a folkie's perspective.
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Come On (original)
4:02 album only
2. Goin Up The Country/America
2:30 album only
3. Quincy's Tune (original)
3:42 album only
4. Chest Fever
1:48 album only
5. Walkin Down the Line
1:04 album only
6. Woodstock
4:46 album only
7. Our Summer of '69 (original)
3:24 album only
8. The Freedom Collage (part original)
3:54 album only
9. Selections from Tommy
2:38 album only
10. Friday Evening (part original)
1:43 album only
11. Motherland (original)
3:26 album only
12. I Had a Dream/Sleepers Awaken
1:51 album only
13. Streets of Heaven Collage (part original)
4:33 album only
14. Circle Game/Wish I Could've Been There/Chimes of Freedom
2:31 album only
15. Rainfall (original)
3:52 album only
16. Potpourri Collage
3:54 album only
17. Regeneration (new lyrics to an oldie)
3:38 album only
18. I'll Paint Rainbows
1:59 album only
19. Celebration (original)
3:09 album only
20. Piece of My Heart
3:46 album only
21. San Francisco Collage
5:35 album only
22. Candles in the Rain
3:03 album only
23. The Ride (original)
5:44 album only
24. Get Together
2:58 album only


Album Notes
This is certainly our most ambitious recording to date. Presented in multi-layered audio collage form and featuring a dozen Runaway originals and 30 tunes from the festival (including Janis, Jimi, CCR, CSN&Y, The Band, The Dead, and The Who), it’s a cinematic, technicolor explosion of music and memories. “Woodstock” celebrates this historic event in a romantic fashion, appropriate to the fantasy it became. Idealistic hope plays a greater role in our presentation than mud or insufficiant sanitary facilities. We commemorate this festival because it allows us to explore the period and the youth culture that gave it such power. Stage announcements, poetry, sound effects, musical montages, radio reports and audience response invites involvement in our production. It’s really an audio movie, allowing the listener to play the role of cinematographer. Once you respond to the record’s initial plea to “Come On!”, you are in for an uninterrupted 80 minutes of concentrated Sixties, featuring the music, attitude and dreams of the era. Take a journey with Runaway Express back to the garden.

quotes from fans who understand....

"I'm holding you responsible for me waking up naked in a tree with balloons tied to my eyelids and the local fire department trying to talk me down…"

"Woodstock captures the essence of the experience. If you were there, it will speak to you deeply and vibrantly. If you thought you were there, it will make that experience even more real. If you weren't there, it will move you in a way that allows you to be there. If you were too young to be there, then this is the next best thing."

"I just wanted you to know how thrilled I am to hold such extraordinary work."

"What an amazing and incredible accomplishment for you to encapture the entire "Woodstock Experience" in 80 non-stop minutes."

"Woodstock... the telling of a concert that defined a generation, and most importantly, needs to be heard today. Jim Ratts and Runaway Express have created a vehicle to remember and reclaim a vision of peace, of love, of freedom, of tolerance and of music... really great music. Let's not forget. Come back to Woodstock... as if you ever really left it. It could happen again."

"If I was forced to live on a desert island for the rest of my life with just one CD your Woodstock CD would be it! I genuinely mean that, without a doubt your CD has to be the most enjoyable CD that I have ever listened to. I own: Blonde on Blonde, Sgt. Pepper, Sticky Fingers, Tommy, Tapestry, Deja Vu, Surrealistic Pillow, etc.… and your CD tops them all."

"… And that noise you heard last night, was us - on our feet, applauding what you have accomplished."



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