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Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day

Author: Joel Selvin
Publisher: New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including medical staff, Hells Angels members, the stage crew, and the
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Selvin
ISBN: 9780062444257 0062444255 9780062444264 0062444263
OCLC Number: 946241865
Description: x, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Pipe dreams --
Money trouble --
Hippie business ethics --
Hollywood --
On the road --
Back to Hollywood --
$500 for beer --
Back on the road --
On to San Francisco --
Friday --
The day dawns --
Alan and Patti --
Santana --
The Airplane --
The Flying Burrito Brothers --
CSNY --
Sympathy for the devil --
Under my thumb --
Gimme shelter --
The day after --
The news breaks --
Crime story --
New speedway boogie --
Angel on trial --
Love in vain.
Responsibility: Joel Selvin.

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