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Canned Heat: Still On The Road Again

Paul Gabriel, DISCoveries, August 1994

"I BELIEVE WE had the biggest response, of any group [at Woodstock]," says Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra, Canned Heat's drummer, who appeared with them there and has kept the band going right up to the present day. "[Our set] was pretty long — it must have been about an hour and a half, maybe longer. And that mass of people, clapping — it was the biggest ovation I've ever heard in my life. We played in the early evening. It was beautiful, and I don't think any other artist got as big an ovation as we did."

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