Sunday, February 22, 2015

The Gangs of Vancouver

In 1972 the Rolling Stones announced that their North American tour would begin in Vancouver. As we learn in Robert Frank's film Cocksucker Blues (1973), fans were upset with the high ticket prices the band was charging, and "riots," such as the one pictured above involving members of the Clark Park Gang (notable for their red-and-black checked work shirts), were common.

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