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WOODSTOCK ’94 ORGANIZERS ISSUE CALL FOR DOCTORS

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They may sing some blues at Woodstock '94, but organizers want doctors there to cure any harsher maladies.

Organizers of the 25th anniversary concert Aug. 13-14 need 900 doctors, nurses and other medical workers for two on-site mini-hospitals. Volunteers get a ticket to the show, a bed, meals and Woodstock paraphernalia.Woodstock '94 is expected to draw 250,000 people to Saugerties, N.Y., about two hours north of New York City. At the original Woodstock concert in 1969, two babies were born and there were numerous bad drug "trips," but not a lot of doctors were on hand.

This time, the thinking is better safe than sorry, said Dr. Ferdinand Anderson of Kingston's Benedictine Hospital, which is running the medical plan.

"It's better to walk away and say we did too much than walk away and say I wish we could have done more, because people's lives are at stake," he said.