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WFUV Movie Music: Gimme Shelter (1970)

Dennis Elsas shares the Maysles Brothers' Rolling Stones documentary 'Gimme Shelter'

When David and Albert Maysles agreed to film the 1969 Rolling Stones American tour, they never imagined their movie would culminate in a murder. Employing their distinctive cinema verite style, they follow the Stones from Madison Square Garden to an Alabama recording studio to a free concert planned for San Francisco. The result is Altamont, a violent end to the peace and love spirit of the Sixties and a frightening look at the dark side of rock 'n' roll.

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