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    Rolling Stones at 50: moss gathered, stories told

    Entertaining Sunday Mail article about the band which started on 12 July 1962:

    The Stones on the Stones: Half a century after their first gig, the
    most famous band in the world tell their amazing rock 'n' roll story

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    Keith Richards: Madness. In the mid-Sixties, it would be: ‘How are we getting into the theatre?’ and ‘How are we getting out?’

    On stage, it would last maybe ten minutes at most before it became a shambles, a riot, and the Red Cross was there with these stretchers for these poor girls, sweating with all their dresses up in the air. And you wonder what the hell you’re doing there. It’s like some Hieronymus Bosch painting in front of your eyes – and that’s the audience.
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    much, much more, with pictures, at link above

    Still my favorite Stones clip, from the documentary 'Gimme Shelter' by Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin:
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g69labQKuuU"]Rolling Stones - Wild Horses - YouTube[/ame]
    Then haste we down to meet thy friends and foes;
    To place thy friends in ease, the rest in woes.

    ............................................... -- Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy

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    D'oh, no posts! I knew I shouldn't have stuck this in the celebrity and entertainment news ghetto.
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    To place thy friends in ease, the rest in woes.

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    My other computer has FLASH disabed. LOve love love the Stones...loved that documentary.


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNY8eYmzdH4&feature=related"]The Rolling Stones Monkey Man - YouTube[/ame]

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE222wH5eRk"]the rolling stones madison square garden 1969 O Carol - YouTube[/ame]

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    From the most underrated album of the '60s:
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOMOUj1BrRk"]Rolling Stones-Citadel (In Psychedelic Colour) - YouTube[/ame]
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P10LVJeVKKo"]The Rolling Stones - Rip This Joint (Live) - OFFICIAL - YouTube[/ame]
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utgHd2yQiDU"]The rolling stones,Fortune teller. - YouTube[/ame]
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    I love hearing all the screams in the background

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    Quote Originally Posted by gm8549 View Post
    I love hearing all the screams in the background
    One of the first half-dozen albums I ever owned.
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    In my Top Three. Ever.
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6d8eKvegLI"]Rolling Stones - Paint It Black - YouTube[/ame]
    Then haste we down to meet thy friends and foes;
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    Ye olde rock chestnut "Angela caught David in bed with Mick" tale raises its head again:

    'Do you want some coffee?' What Bowie’s wife asked when she caught him in bed with Jagger (Daily Mail)
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK23GQo7q6E&feature=related"]The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil ('Frost On Saturday', 1968) - YouTube[/ame]
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    ............................................... -- Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy

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    wfgodot, Thanks for starting this thread! I've been listening to alot of RS lately to celebrate all the great music for 50 years. Here is one of my faves! Enjoy!

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVEdYYMlOJ4"]Rolling stones - Far away eyes - YouTube[/ame]
    ...and be sure your sin will find you out.

    Numbers,32:23

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_J1WwqHLyfQ"]Marianne Faithfull - Sister Morphine (Montage of clips & stills) - YouTube[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IWF509L3H4&feature=related"]The Rolling Stones - "Sister Morphine" 1971 (fan video) - YouTube[/ame]
    Can't have '60s-era Stones without Marianne Faithfull, who co-wrote the song but had to sue to get her rights to the proceeds.
    Then haste we down to meet thy friends and foes;
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lNP-x94-SE"]Rolling Stones - Rocks Off (1972) - YouTube[/ame]
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    To place thy friends in ease, the rest in woes.

    ............................................... -- Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy

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    Best sax solo on a rock track ever: Bobby Keys.
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJ8MvnEVCqM&feature=related"]Can't You Hear Me Knockin' - YouTube[/ame]
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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    Best sax solo on a rock track ever: Bobby Keys.
    Can't You Hear Me Knockin' - YouTube
    DAYAM!!!! Music is good!!!!
    ...and be sure your sin will find you out.

    Numbers,32:23

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGURtu-pJRc"]Rolling Stones - the TAMI Show 10/64 - upgraded audio! - YouTube[/ame]
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QxErLunwvc"]STRAY CAT BLUES - Rolling Stones at Altamont - YouTube[/ame]
    w/video from Maysles brothers ("Gimme Shelter") and Kenneth Anger ("Invocation of My Demon Brother")
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4OUEZSg8xY"]Charlie Watts & Mick Jagger listen to an Altamont Hells-Angel - YouTube[/ame]
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    Quote Originally Posted by gm8549 View Post
    I love hearing all the screams in the background
    What about that Brown Sugar, baby?

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0bxMWdOMbs&feature=related"]Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar (live) HD - YouTube[/ame]

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFh96ssGisM"]Mick Jagger - Memo From Turner - Performance 1970 (Full Scene) - YouTube[/ame]
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    A few recent Stones articles:

    When I saw the Rolling Stones play live (Guardian)
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    Saw them at the City Hall Newcastle around about 1964 I think. Mick Jagger was then the coolest man on the planet but we couldn't hear much because of the screaming girls. Bloody brilliant it was and my future wife, who I didn't know then, was at the gig too. Best group that ever played. And bollocks to all those that say it's time they hung up their boots - keep on rocking. The best blues music is made by old men.
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    "I drank too much and took drugs. I went mad really": Charlie Watts,
    the calm man of the Rolling Stones, looks back at 50 years of chaos
    (Mirror)

    Start it up: the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first gig (Guardian)
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psC6mk9ZTP4"]Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones - Introduced by John Lennon in sign language! - YouTube[/ame]
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    ............................................... -- Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtAsaDKB0eY&feature=related"]Rolling Stones .. All Down the line. - YouTube[/ame]
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