Free Rolling Stones tickets …

… for the boys’ first visit to the Emerald City, on Dec. 2, 1965. But you had to be a parent accompanying your screaming teen, and you were placed in a special section where you were forced to hear Mick, Keith & pals play new songs like “That’s How Strong My Love Is” and “Get Off Of My Cloud.” Oh, the agony.

Seattle Times, Dec. 1, 1965


There’s one in every crowd:

Seattle Times, Dec. 3, 1965


“It was a nice concert”:

Seattle Times Review, Dec. 3, 1965


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