On December 6 the infamous “Altamont” concert took place…

On December 6, 1969 the rock concert “Altamont” featuring Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Crosby, and the Rolling Stones took place. The concert took place in Altamont, California, and was organized by the Rolling Stones as a free “thank you” concert. The concert reached infamy when the Rolling Stones hired Hell’s Angels instead of cops for security. This lead to four deaths from the 300,000-plus crowd. 

Mick Jagger at "Altamont" AP Photo

Mick Jagger at “Altamont”
AP Photo

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