Picks and Pans Review: Woodstock: Lost Performances

UPDATED 08/15/1994 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 08/15/1994 at 01:00 AM EDT

Showtime (Mon., Aug. 15, 10 p.m. ET)

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Don't feel like braving the crowds and the weather for Woodstock '94? Then watch the frequent live on-site reports on MTV or buy the whole package for $49.95. From a spontaneous, free peace-and-love concert to a heavily merchandised pay-per-view event—what a perfect reflection of the boomer generation's curdled ethos.

Or you could wait a day and relive the original with this sequel to the Oscar-winning 1970 documentary. This three-parter (continuing on Tuesday and Thursday) is made up primarily of footage that didn't make it into the first film. Among the acts represented here that didn't initially make the cut are Janis Joplin, Mountain, Canned Heat and Johnny Winter.

This is an enchanted experience even for those who know Wavy Gravy only as an ice cream concoction from Ben & Jerry's.

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