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Kantner said the location was taken in a spirit of desperation: "There was no way to control it, no supervision or order. Something was very peculiar, not particularly bad, just real peculiar.
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I had expected the loving vibes of Woodstock but that wasn't coming Hookup with Girls Bellevue Nebraska me. This was a whole different thing. In answer to this criticism, the Rolling Stones decided to end their tour with a free concert in San Francisco. The concert was originally scheduled to be held at San Jose State University 's practice field, as there had recently been a three-day outdoor free festival there with 52 bands and 80, attendees.
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Dirt Cheap Productions was asked to help secure the property again for the Rolling Stones and Grateful Dead to play a free concert. The Stones and the Dead were told the city of San Jose was not in the mood for another large concert and the grounds were out of bounds.
Golden Gate Park in San Francisco was next on the list.
However, a ly scheduled Chicago Bears — San Francisco 49ers football game at Kezar Stadiumlocated in Golden Gate Park, made that venue impractical, and permits were never issued for the concert. The venue was then changed to the Sears Point Raceway.
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However, a dispute with Sears Point's owner, Filmways, Inc. The Altamont Raceway was chosen at the suggestion of its then-owner, local businessman Dick Carter. The concert was to take place on Saturday, December 6; the location was switched on the night of Thursday, December 4.
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In making preparations, Grateful Dead manager Rock Scully and concert organizer Michael Lang helicoptered over the site before making the selection, much as Lang had done when the Woodstock Festival was moved at the last moment from Wallkill, New Nude women in Altamontto Bethel, New Huntington beach sluts. The move also created a problem for the stage de; instead of being on top of a rise, which characterized the geography at Sears Point, at Altamont the stage would now be at Provo Utah nude girls bottom of a slope.
The Rolling Stones' stage manager on the tour, Chip Monckexplained that "the stage was one metre high — 39 inches for us — and [at Sears Point] it was on the top of a hill, so all the audience pressure was back upon them".
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That's all bollocks. Richards, framed by the darkness, calmly let loose thunderbolts of rhythm. The elegant, woozy riff appeared to have momentarily lulled the audience into tranquility.
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As Jagger sang of czars and ministers, a dog casually strolled across the stage. The day had entered the realm of the surreal.
But the violence had only temporarily abated. As Richards let loose a beautifully limber Adult want casual sex TX Houston 77002, fluid and relentless, the music was overpowered by the sound of a horrified crowd. The Angels were beating a young man whose overly exuberant dancing—so daring when in the presence of such violence—had irritated.
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An Angel shoved the dancer, and another biker began swinging his pool cue wildly at the crowd. The audience members in closest proximity to the Angels surged away from their reach, and the dancer Lakeland LA milf personals the opportunity to run away from the stage.
The Hells Angels caught up with him, raining blows on his head with their pool cues and kicking him mercilessly, all for the crime of having momentarily enjoyed the concert.
As Jagger kept dancing, his hands atop his head, his elbows out, encased in his own private world of pleasure, it was clear, to one concertgoer at least, that the lead singer of the Rolling Stones was ill-inclined to help.
It was a damning moment.
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Meanwhile, the fan next to her smiled beatifically, thrilled by his proximity to the Rolling Stones. It was a 23 may 330 route 10 seersucker in contrasts, with the unrest and uncertainty of the day parceled out unevenly and inconsistently.
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Some fans were overwhelmed by the chaos, while others were intent on boxing out all such distractions from the music. Meredith Hunter would appear for about eight seconds in his penultimate appearance onscreen, looking Directions to mcdougals strip club maryland calm and untroubled, even as he stood in the eye of the oncoming storm.
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He raises his head, the wide brim of his black hat ascending to reveal his face. He is sticking out his tongue, his eyes lifting to take in the stage, but the most telling detail is just how close he is to the Hells Angels.
The burly biker in the black watch cap and the Angels jacket would seemingly only need to briskly shove two young women out of his way to stand gay chat rooms in dusseldorf with Hunter.
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Some of those who fell off proceeded to punch out the windows. With all this, the music somehow picked up force. It was very strong.
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I turned my back on the stage and began to walk the half-mile or so to my car. Heading up the hill in the darkness, I tripped and fell head-first into the dirt, and for some reason I felt no need Lady wants casual sex Nebraska City get up.
I lay there, intrigued by the blackness Single housewives wants sex tonight Watertown by the sound of feet passing by me on either side and by the sound the Stones were making.
I began to abstract the music from the events that surrounded it, that were by now part of it. The murder of Meredith Hunter made that impossible; at the same time, the murder crystallized the event.
A young black Milf pussy in Albuquerque tx murdered in the midst of a white crowd by white thugs as white men played their version of black music—it was too much to kiss off as a mere unpleasantness.
I stopped listening to rock and roll and bought a lot of country blues records. What an ending!