“Who could have dreamed in 1965 that the alternative society would eventually multiply to such extraordinary proportions that it becomes our mainstream.”
Bill Graham
excerpted from http://www.billgrahamfoundation.org

For thirty years, Graham never stopped raising money for dozens of causes, ranging from AIDS research to the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic, Amnesty International to the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Graham never seemed happier than when he was harnessing the tremendous power of rock & roll for the good of a cause. He truly seemed to delight in bringing together the biggest names in pop music to help make the world a better place, while at the same time making himself just a little bit more legendary.”
— Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, December,1991

“Our days are numbered. One of the primary goals in our lives should be to prepare for our last day. The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparations should we be making now? The greatest waste in all of our earth, which cannot be recycled or reclaimed, is our waste of the time that God has given us each day.”
Bill Graham

Bill and Mick

Bill and Janis

Bill and Keith Moon

graham_carlosCarlos Santana and Bill Graham

graham_thewhoThe Who

jerry-bill-graham-grace-slick-paul kantnerPaul Kantner, Grace Slick, Bill Graham, Jerry Garcia

Bill Graham was an American impresario and rock concert promoter from the 1960s until his death in 1991 in a helicopter crash. He fled from Germany and, in 1941, from France to escape the Holocaust. At age ten he settled in a foster home in the BronxNew York.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Graham_(promoter)

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