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I Was There - Gigs That Changed The World

The Rolling Stones, Altamont, 6th December 1969


A day that should have seen one of the world’s biggest bands put on the Woodstock of the East. Instead, anarchy ensued. We remember the gig that ended in the loss of life and the counterculture.

Joel Selvin, music critic and Altamont writer
Langdon Winner, contributing writer to the significant Rolling Stone article on Altamont
Bill Owens, photographer of the carnage

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