The Story of Altamont 50 Years Ago Today! It was Mick Jagger's answer to WOODSTOCK, but it became a nightmare. For Mick Jagger, the night started off with a fan punching him in the face. It went terribly disastrous over the next few hours. Watch the footage of all the bands on stage and afraid because of the craziness right in front of them. People died at Altamont. Hell's Angels were in charge of security. What could possibly go wrong? Watch this video documentary.