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"We must be in Heaven, man!"
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50 years ago today I turned 12 years of age
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Pete wrote:
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50 years ago today I turned 12 years of age
► Were you a member of the Young Republicans?
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Trivia: the guy who warned the crowd against ingesting the "brown acid" was the lighting engineer Chip Monck. The light system he built was designed for one of the other proposed sites but could not be erected at the actual final site. That's why all the after-dusk acts were lit only by 4 spotlights.

Monck was appointed MC for the festival after organizers realized they forgot to hire an MC.

Monck lost teeth after being hit by a pool cue-wielding Hells Angel at Altamont a few months later
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Post by brookboy123 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:23 pm

Pete wrote:
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50 years ago today I turned 12 years of age
Happy Birthday!

I was 14 in the summer of '69 and about to enter high school.....oy vey, what a summer.....

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Tejanochimbo wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
Pete wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:18 pm
50 years ago today I turned 12 years of age
► Were you a member of the Young Republicans?
I was actually pretty liberal but that changed when my paychecks were hammered by taxes and when I bought a house and had kids. Those things straighten most people out. Not hippies
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Post by Tejanochimbo » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:29 pm

Pete wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:25 pm
Tejanochimbo wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
Pete wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:18 pm
50 years ago today I turned 12 years of age
► Were you a member of the Young Republicans?
I was actually pretty liberal but that changed when my paychecks were hammered by taxes and when I bought a house and had kids. Those things straighten most people out. Not hippies
► The house was a tax shelter for sure. I don’t know about the Republicans
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