Elmer Valentine

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Elmer Valentine

The first thing that attracted me to the Mothers music was the fact that they played for twenty minutes; everybody was hissing, and booing, and falling off the dance floor and Elmer was yelling at them to get off the stage and turn down their amplifiers

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Elmer Valentine, a former Chicago policeman, opened the Whisky a Go-Go in 1963, and The Trip in 1965. Gail Sloatman worked for him as a secretary at the Whisky a Go-Go.