Ah, yes. I remember a Doobie Bros. Concert at the old Hollywood sportatorium years ago. General admission seating. My brother and I got there early with our pre-paid tickets and were the first in line. By the time the gates opened, there had to be several hundred at that gate.
I literally felt myself get lifted off the ground and carried through by the crowd. It was - well, frightening.
I no longer go to general seating concerts.
(Sorry - I didn't mean to get off-topic here. But you can't really trust a crowd of strangers to look out for you).
Dude, I think I was there. It was 1979, "Ambrosia" was the opening act. I got crushed at the gate at many of those general admission concerts, particularly at an Emerson Lake & Palmer concert. Man, those were the days. If you got bored by the music you could go outside and cruise for chicks. I spent many a night at the Sportatorium seeing bands that I didn't even like (Foreigner, Heart, Rush, etc) just because there was nothing else better to do. Pre-South Beach Miami was pretty boring.