THE WORST DAY IN THE HISTORY OF ROCK 12-6-69

 

The Summer Of Love and the the 60's ended on a disastrous note at Altamont Speedway in nothern California at the now infamous Rolling Stones concert. To cap off a U-S tour, The Stones do a free concert at Altamont Speedway in Livermore. Jefferson AirplaneSantana and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are also on the bill. The show, attended by 300,000, is marred by violence and a fatal stabbing, all chronicled in the movie Gimme Shelter.  It was supposed to be a Woodstock West but turned out to be anything but a day of peace and music.  FIND OUT MORE HERE 

 
 

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