Jeff Beck joined the Rolling Stones for a scalding take on “I’m Going Down,” a rare Who cut from the album Two’s Missing, last night at London’s 02 Arena. Stream the song here!
Sunday’s show — a two-plus hour set with songs from every decade in the Rolling Stones’ storied history — was the first of several as the band celebrate its 50th anniversary. In addition to Beck, the group also welcomed back former members Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor, as well as R&B singer Mary J. Blige.
Taylor guested on “Midnight Rambler,” while Wyman sat in for “It’s Only Rock n’ Roll” and “Honky Tonk Women.” The Stones opened with a Beatles cover, and also performed “One More Shot” and “Doom and Gloom,” the two new songs from a new greatest-hits compilation called GRRR! Wyman had last played bass with the band he co-founded in 1990; Taylor hadn’t performed with Mick Jagger and Co. since 1981.
A full set list from last night’s performance is below.
The Rolling Stones will play the 02 again on Thursday, November 29, 2012. Three shows will then follow in the U.S., beginning at the Barclay Center in New York on December 8, 2012 and continuing at Newark, N.J.’s Prudential Center on December 13 and 15, 2012.
The December 15 concert will be televised via pay-per-view, through WWE. “One More Shot” airs at 9 p.m. ET.
Rolling Stones: 50 and Counting tour, London, 02 Arena – November 25, 2012:
I Wanna Be Your Man
Get Off Of My Cloud
It’s All Over Now
Paint It Black
Gimme Shelter (with Mary J. Blige)
All Down The Line
Going Down (with Jeff Beck)
Out Of Control
One More Shot
Doom And Gloom
It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (with Bill Wyman)
Honky Tonk Women (with Bill Wyman)
Before They Make Me Run
Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
Start Me Up
Sympathy For The Devil
You Can’t Always Get What You Want (with choir)
Jumpin’ Jack Flash