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

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 …

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

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 …

Flashback-5 years ago-BBC Radio 2 aired this Altamont Special

Shedding Hippie Blood Huey Morgan tells the story of the Rolling Stones’ 1969 Let It Bleed tour, a milestone in rock history that defined an era, and its tragic finale at the Altamont Speedway. The band’s previous tours had been brief, incandescent sets played to mostly screaming teenage girls. But as the 60s grew to a close, the Stones’ music …