Rock Talk with Carter: The Day The Rolling Stones Closed Down Manning Bowl in Lynn

by Alisha Jackson

On June 24th of 1966, the Rolling Stones began their fifth tour of the U.S. with a concert at the Manning Bowl in Lynn, Massachusetts. The crowd was rowdy and the police used tear gas. As a result it was the last time the Bowl was used for a concert until 1985.

Three bands warmed up the show, including the Standell’s, whose song you may know below.

To hear all about the Rolling Stones’ infamous show, and whether or not they’ll be returning to Lynn in the future, watch Carter’s Rock Talk video at the beginning of the article!


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