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Four people died over the weekend at The Altamont Speedway Free Festival

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December 10th, 1969: Four people died over the weekend at The Altamont Speedway Free Festival

Here's the story of Altamont in quotes from many of the people involved.

 
The Rolling Stones have released a new studio album ahead of their free concert tomorrow at Altamont

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December 5th, 1969: The Rolling Stones have released a new studio album ahead of their free concert tomorrow at Altamont

As The Stones finish their run of U.S. concert dates they have released their eighth album, Let It Bleed.

 
Aretha Franklin covers The Rolling Stones' 'Satisfaction' on her new album

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August 11th, 1967: Aretha Franklin covers The Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" on her new album

Last week saw the release of Aretha Franklin's 12th studio album, Aretha Arrives. The album was recorded at Atlantic Studios in NYC and follows

 
The Rolling Stones release follow up to Satisfaction

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The Rolling Stones release follow up to Satisfaction

Get Off of My Cloud

September 24, 1965 - The Rolling Stones released their single "Get Off of My Cloud" in the United States. The track had been recorded only two weeks earlier at RCA Studios in Hollywood, CA.

 
Third British studio album from The Rolling Stones

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September 24th, 1965: Third British studio album from The Rolling Stones

September 24th, 1965 - 50 Years Ago today The Rolling Stones released their third British studio album, Out Of Our Heads. The album had already been released in the US with an alternate track list.

 
Manfred Mann and the Rolling Stones enter the charts

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June 20th, 1965: Manfred Mann and the Rolling Stones enter the charts

​June 18, 1965 - For the first time two EPs entered the NME Chart simultaneously. They were the Rolling Stones' Got Live If You Want It and Manfred Mann's The One In The Middle.

 
​Has there ever been a more recognisable guitar riff?

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​Has there ever been a more recognisable guitar riff?

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

​Has there ever been a more recognisable guitar riff? It was just three notes and Keith Richards had only meant it to be makeshift. Originally, he had wanted the riff to be played by a horn section.

 
The Rolling Stones release live EP

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June 10th, 1965: The Rolling Stones release live EP

June 11th, 1965 - The Rolling Stones released a live EP recorded during their UK tour in March of the same year: Got Live If You Want It.

 
Another single from The Rolling Stones

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June 5th, 1965: Another single from The Rolling Stones

On June 6th 1965, The Rolling Stones released "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" as a single from their upcoming album Out Of Our Heads.

 
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