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December 6, 1969 Scary!

You never know what tomorrow will bring. After fifty plus years I didn’t expect anything I hadn’t seen. And then at an Altamont anniversary event in Altamont, I was made aware of the following photo, taken at Altamont by Bill Owens (billowens.com): Here’s what I wrote in my book: “A young uniformed security guard greeted …

50th Anniversary for Gimme Shelter, the film

Fifty years ago, Gimme Shelter, the film, was released. Usually this time of year I am posting how the Rolling Stones didn’t hire the Hell’s Angels but that was validated in last years Washington Post Altamont anniversary article. Now my next challenge–I read a lot of articles that allude to Gimme Shelter being a planned …