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    DescriptionSam Cutler was tour manager for the Rolling Stones at some of their major gigs in the late sixties, including the infamous concert at Altamont where a man was murdered by a Hells Angel in front of the stage while the Stones played on. After the show, Sam was left behind to make peace with the Hells Angels, the various mobsters and organizations who had taken an overt interest in the event, and the people of America. There has never been an official investigation into events at Altamont and those involved have never before spoken on record. Sam Cutler has decided that it is time to put to rest the myths and legends that have grown up around this infamous event in rock history and for the first time reveal the truth. Sam survived Altamont and went on to live the ultimate rock and roll dream. This is also his own account of the high ol' times he had managing tours for San Francisco band the Grateful Dead -- who went on to become the world's most successful live act. Along the way Sam draws intimate portraits of other stars of the psychedelic circus that was the music industry in the sixties and seventies, including Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Band, the Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd, and Eric Clapton. This is an exhilarating, all-areas-access rock memoir from someone who has seen -- and done -- it all.


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    Title
    You Can't Always Get What You Want
    Subtitle
    My Life with the "Rolling Stones", the "Grateful Dead" and Other Wonderful Reprobates
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sam Cutler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 326
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 561 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781550229325
    ISBN 10: 155022932X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: MUS035000
    BIC subject category V2: AVGP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 540
    DC22: 782.42166092
    LC classification: ML
    B&T Approval Code: A08745500, A23306400
    BIC subject category V2: KNTF
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 338.76178166092
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    ECW Press,Canada
    Imprint name
    ECW Press,Canada
    Publication date
    08 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Montreal
    Author Information
    Sam Cutler is the former tour manager for the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead.
    Review quote
    "A quintessential addition to any die-hard rock and roll fan's bookcase." --Daily Vanguard Online