That San Francisco Sound: How the 60s Brought Audio Manufacturers to the Bay Area

When people think of San Francisco in the late 60s, they naturally picture hippies, Haight Ashbury, and all that music: Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and of course, the Grateful Dead. But people had to be able to hear what these bands were playing, so among those young, eager musicians, fans, and groupies who found their way to the Bay Area during that time were a contingent of technicians and engineers who designed and maintained the sound systems. Some of them had backg

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