Most rock fans know which bands distinguished themselves at the Woodstock festival, properly styled the “Woodstock Music & Art Fair,” in August 1969—Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, CSNY—but less well known are the various fees that producers John Roberts and Joel Rosenman paid to each individual artist. By that reckoning, Santana was a bargain and Blood, Sweat & Tears might have been just a touch overpaid, no offense to that fine combo.

UltimateGuitar.com found this great chart—it lists the fees for every act with the exception of Bert Sommer and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band:

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Pay for play: What Jimi Hendrix and (almost) every performer at Woodstock was paid | Dangerous Minds
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