60s rocker Country Joe McDonald gears up for last club gigs in Bay Area

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Sixties rocker and Navy veteran Country Joe McDonald, who's best known for his appearance at Woodstock, is gearing up for his last club gigs here in the Bay Area. (KGO-TV)

Rock and roll history is being made in the East Bay. ABC7 News caught up with Country Joe McDonald on Thursday.

VIDEO: Full interview with Country Joe
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The 60s rocker and Navy veteran, who's perhaps best known for his appearance at Woodstock, is doing his last club gigs on Thursday and Friday night.



The 60s rocker and Navy veteran, who's perhaps best known for his appearance at Woodstock, is doing his last club gigs on Thursday and Friday night. And while he won't be playing clubs, Country Joe says there is one gig he'd really like to play.

VIDEO: Country Joe sings 'I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag'
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Sixties rocker and Navy veteran Country Joe McDonald played his famous song "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag" for ABC7 News when we caught up with him ahead of his show in Berkeley.



"It would be nice to be playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass," he said. "What am I chopped liver? They never asked me to play, I'm ready. If you're watching this show, KGO can tell you how to get in touch with Country Joe, and I'm ready."

You can catch him Thursday night in Berkeley at Freight and Salvage. His final club show is Friday night in San Francisco at The Chapel. And if you can't make it but still want to hear Joe sing and play, we have you covered! Watch the videos above for a little something special for his many friends and family!
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