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Jimi Hendrix Was Paid $18,000 To Perform

Jimi Hendrix Was Paid $18,000 To Perform
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Jimi Hendrix was the highest-paid performer at Woodstock; he was paid eighteen thousand for his performance. Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first act booked and was paid ten thousand.

The Who received six thousand, two hundred and fifty, and Joe Cocker made one thousand three hundred and seventy-five. Sha Na Na was paid seven hundred and fifty, and the lowest-paid performer, Quill, received just three hundred and seventy-five.

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