1967 - yes, it was the "Summer of Love"

On October 3rd, folk legend Woody Guthrie passed away of Huntington’s chorea in a hospital where he had spent the last ten years of his life. Along with writing "This Land is Your Land", Guthrie was a major influence on Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs and many others in the folk movement.

Members of The Grateful Dead
are busted by California narcotics agents for possession of marijuana at the groups' 710 Ashbury Street House in San Francisco. After six hours, they are all released on bail.

The Beatles reject an offer of $1 million, huge for the time, from promoter Sid Bernstein, to make a second appearance at New York's Shea Stadium . He originally brought the group to Shea in August 1965.


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At 3:24 PM, October 06, 2005, Blogger thereminman said...

Now, would that have been their 'third' Shea appearance?
(the Beatles). The first one (65) gets all the press, but the 'Anthology' movie seems to imply they went there on their last US go-round as well. [I must go down into the vault and check one of the giant Mark Lewisohn reference books....]
Keep on doin' that Dawgfish thang!

At 11:50 AM, November 19, 2005, Blogger Justin Kreutzmann said...

great photo.


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