OOOH!-Book Update, Proof of Truth and 1969 ticket prices

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I am currently formatting the Proof of Truth-The Appendices.  Not relying on memories or stories, I have the documents that tell the true tale and have them included in the Appendix.

As an example: I am working on the 1969 US tour offers and noticed this one that discusses ticket prices from the local promoter.  The original proposal had ticket prices at $7 but suggested that the market could handle an $8 to $9 average ticket price.  Listening to the local promoters, I settled on $8.50 as a compromise. Note that they said average price:  The promoters wanted to go as high as $20 for front row seats and get an average of $9.  I set the maximum ticket price at $8.50.

Please be patient as I am doing everything myself, ( I did have editors and a proofreader) and now formatting in Adobe InDesign to go to the printer shortly… I wanted the fans to have the story from me, as opposed to what someone thinks I meant.

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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day

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I have been asked by fans to comment about the new Joel Selvin book. I can only comment on the detail about me–it is Fiction. I told Joel that I was finishing my book and would have to be circumspect when it comes to my input. The result is: his facts, dialogue, and opinions are fantasy, when it comes to me, my meetings and any of the Gimme Shelter information. Don’t believe it and don’t worry– I have the facts to back me up.