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The Resource Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day, Joel Selvin

Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day, Joel Selvin

Label
Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day
Title
Altamont
Title remainder
the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day
Statement of responsibility
Joel Selvin
Title variation
Altamont
Title variation remainder
the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rocks darkest day
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including medical staff, Hells Angels members, the stage crew, and the musicians who were there, this book recounts the final event in rock's formative and most turbulent decade
  • Altamont Speedway Free Festival, December 6, 1969. A concertgoer was killed by a member of the Hells Angels, the notorious biker club acting as security. Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous concert in San Francisco: last minute venue changes; bad acid; open displays of guns and knives. His research and interviews with many key players, including medical staff, Hells Angels members, the stage crew, and the musicians who were there, make this the ultimate account of the final event in rock's formative and most turbulent decade
Summary
An award-winning music journalist describes never-before-revealed information and details about the December 6, 1969 Rolling Stones concert that left one attendee dead at the hands of the notorious biker club who were serving as the event's security
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10521903
Cataloging source
TRACS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Selvin, Joel
Dewey number
782.42/166092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML421.R64
LC item number
S45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rolling Stones
  • Hell's Angels
  • Altamont Festival
  • Hell's Angels
  • Rolling Stones
  • Altamont Festival
  • Rock concerts
  • Homicide
  • Popular music
  • Rock music
  • Counterculture
  • Tracy (Calif.)
  • Counterculture
  • Homicide
  • Popular music
  • Rock concerts
  • Rock music
  • California
  • California
  • California
  • United States
  • MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock
  • MUSIC / History & Criticism
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day
Label
Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day, Joel Selvin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (327-336) and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pipe dreams -- Money trouble -- Hippie business ethics -- Hollywood -- On the road -- Back to Hollywood -- $500 for beer -- Back on the road -- On to San Francisco -- Friday -- The day dawns -- Alan and Patti -- Santana -- The Airplane -- The Flying Burrito Brothers -- CSNY -- Sympathy for the devil -- Under my thumb -- Gimme shelter -- The day after -- The news breaks -- Crime story -- New speedway boogie -- Angel on trial -- Love in vain
Control code
ocn946241865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062444257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)946241865
Label
Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day, Joel Selvin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (327-336) and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pipe dreams -- Money trouble -- Hippie business ethics -- Hollywood -- On the road -- Back to Hollywood -- $500 for beer -- Back on the road -- On to San Francisco -- Friday -- The day dawns -- Alan and Patti -- Santana -- The Airplane -- The Flying Burrito Brothers -- CSNY -- Sympathy for the devil -- Under my thumb -- Gimme shelter -- The day after -- The news breaks -- Crime story -- New speedway boogie -- Angel on trial -- Love in vain
Control code
ocn946241865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062444257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)946241865

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