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Keith Richards children's book 'Gus & Me'
Who put the first paintbrush in the hands of Leonardo da Vinci? The stylus in the hands of Auguste Rodin? The guitar in the hands of Keith Richards?
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The ancient Greeks had the Dionysian mysteries, when they would abandon propriety, dance wildly in a trance-like state and revel in various sorts of intoxicated excess. For boomers, that sounds eerily similar to Rolling Stones concerts of our youth. A 1972 Associated Press account of a Stones show at Philadelphia's Spectrum arena - "a festival of heat, hysteria, perfume, sweat, marijuana smoke and deafening music inside" - merely grazes the surface of the hedonistic mass ritual.
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