This is entry #12 in our ongoing 100 Philosophers, 100 Artworks, 100 Words Series.
Philosopher: Branden Fitelson (Rutgers)
Artwork: Joe Cocker & the Grease Band performing Lennon & McCartney’s “With a Little Help from My Friends” on August 17, 1969, at Woodstock.
Words: While my mom was birthing me, this performance was happening 200 miles away – apropos opening music.
*The above video is not the original link provided by the author as that video is no longer available on Youtube. The video provided above is a video of the same performance