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The day the music died...
Wind farms at Altamont Pass (3.68 mi / 5.92 km)
TRANSIENT: Airplane (4.70 mi / 7.56 km)
Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Laboratory (8.39 mi / 13.51 km)
Crop Field Burning (12.83 mi / 20.65 km)
Vallecitos Nuclear Center (17.76 mi / 28.58 km)
Billy Herbert Field (22.48 mi / 36.18 km)
Mission San Jose de Guadalupe (24.07 mi / 38.74 km)
MC Hammer's former mansion (24.33 mi / 39.16 km)
New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) (26.68 mi / 42.94 km)
Great Mall of the Bay Area (28.82 mi / 46.39 km)
From: tedderwell, kinda close. Parts of 'american pie' are probably talking about Altamont, but not "the day the music died". Most likely "angel born in hell" is talking about that, however.
Mon Sep 12 21:50:38 -0700 2005
Hells Angels by Hunter S Thompson contains some glimpses into this gang, though not into this event.
-ted, biker but not a one-percenter