You can see the shock on their tired appearances. It was 18 April 1967,

and the Rolling Stones were sitting in Athens air terminal hanging tight for a flight home.

The prior night, they'd played the last demonstration of an European visit to 40,

000 fans at the city's Panathinaikos football arena.

It hadn't worked out in a good way.

Bass player Bill Wyman portrayed the show as "frenzy".

Graceless Greek police had beaten participants with mallet,

frenzied fans had attempted to rush the stage,

and an individual from the Stones' company.

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