The Rolling Stones at Altamont Speedway 1969 – by Mick Flynn » Peace signs went up after the Hells Angles knocked out Marty Balin of The Jefferson Airplane while they were on stage playing.

Peace signs went up after the Hells Angles knocked out Marty Balin of The Jefferson Airplane while they were on stage playing.

Dick Green and I found a safe place to spend the next 16 hours leaning up against this white van. We had gotten there early enough to get pretty close to the stage but picked this van instead which was not to far back. It kept us from having stoned people pushing and breathing down our backs. I think the pictures show just how packed in it was.
A similar scene as shown in the movie Gimme Shelter. Several Hells Angles on their motorcycles drove a straight path through the crowd right past us. At the very end was Mick Jagger being escorted to the stage by a security guard.

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