According to John Fogerty, the Grateful Dead "sabotaged" Creedence Clearwater Revival's chances at Woodstock. He says the band was only supposed to perform for 45 minutes, but they did an entire extra set, doubling their time and leaving CCR to perform after 2 AM, when audiences were tired and no longer interested. He says it was a great set, but people were beyond caring at that point.
He also attributes it to the Dead being stoned during the performance, which is probably true, but the audience was already sleeping by the time they got on stage. They're not the only band who were taken from the Woodstock live album and film, of course, as many notables, from Janis Joplin to Neil Young, all whom should have also been included, were also omitted.
Do you think it's unfair that CCR had to wait another hour for their performance--or that it's the reason why they weren't included in the album? Share your thoughts in the chat.