Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Woodstock II [Cotillion, 1971]
I don't understand why, but Butterfield, Baez, and especially CSNY all sound more together on these selections than they did last time. I do understand why there's a whole side of Hendrix, and it's not the amazing ritual repetitions of "Jam Back at the House," but I'll settle--he makes what would be an engaging but dispensable piece of history into something more. B