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As the Rolling Stones return to Southern California this month for two shows at SoFi Stadium, we thought about how many times they have come to California in the 60 years since the band first performed in the United States.

That was June 5, 1964, at the Swing Auditorium, and since then they’ve played everywhere from the Forum to the Hollywood Bowl, from the Long Beach Arena to the Staples Center. They’ve played the Echoplex, the Fonda, and the Belly Up – tiny venues for one of the biggest bands in the world – and they’ve played all the stadiums, too – the Rose Bowl, Dodger Stadium, and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

So it stands to reason that there are many of you who saw the Rolling Stones live and have a story to tell. And we want you to share those stories with us – we’re compiling a sort of oral history of fan memories of Rolling Stones concerts across six decades of rock’n’roll.

Were you at your very first gig at the Swing Auditorium in 1964? Perhaps you drove north to the Altamont Speedway in 1969 when the Stones played one of their most infamous gigs of all time?

Were you at the Night of the Flying Shoes at Anaheim Stadium in 1978? If you know, you know…

Were you at the Coliseum in 1981 when the then little-known Prince opened the show and the Rolling Stones fans booed him – Prince! – off the stage?

Were you one of the lucky 780 people who saw the Stones play at the Echoplex in 2013? Ugh, we hate you, but we still want to talk to you.

It doesn’t matter when or where you saw the Stones, if you have a story to tell or a memory to share, we’d love to receive it and possibly include it in a published story to preview the SoFi shows on July 10 and 13.

Email Peter Larsen at [email protected] with “Rolling Stones Memories” in the subject line. Tell us your story, but also leave a way for us to contact you if we need to follow up. Mention if you have any physical memorabilia – tickets and programs, photos, souvenirs, etc.