The Altamont Speedway Free Concert: The Deadly End To The Hippie Era

The Altamont Speedway Free Concert was supposed to be the West Coast version of Woodstock. Instead, it turned deadly as a total of four died, one of whom the Hells Angels stabbed to death during the middle of the Rolling Stones’ set. The festival was meant to bring the radically counter-cultural 1960s to a glorious end. Instead, the festival that meant to encapsulate the Summer of Love ended in tragedy when four people died, including 18-year-old Meredith Hunter who was stabbed by a Hells Angel… read more >

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