Rock 'n' Roll: The Baddies


In Zurich, 12,000 rock 'n' roll fans rioted and began tearing apart the seats in the local stadium until police piled in with clubs. In Warsaw, 8,000 teen-agers crashed through police barriers and stormed the iron gates of the Palace of Culture. In the resulting barrage of bottles and bricks, police sprayed the mob with tear gas, called in steel-helmeted reinforcements with machine guns, dogs, and two armored cars mounted with water cannons.

Wherever they went during their three-week tour of Europe, the Rolling Stones ignited havoc and hysteria. Now that the Beatles have retired from the road, the...

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