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Watch: ‘Gimme Shelter’ Tolled the Death Knell of ’60s Counterculture

Watch: 'Gimme Shelter' Tolled the Death Knell of '60s Counterculture

The Dark Side of Woodstock? The death knell of ’60s counterculture? The End of peace and love? Pretty much. Maysles-Zwerin’s now-classic documentary about the 1969 Rolling Stones American concert tour inadvertently captures the darkest side of the American psyche as a murder takes place during a free performance at Altamont Raceway, CA. Essential, but let’s face it, a bummer.

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