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Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

As these songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and others show: Sometimes, having special guests provides just enough competition to make the main act work a little harder.

Songs About Fights, Games People Play by Rolling Stones, B-52’s + Others: Odd Couples

Songs About Fights, Games People Play by Rolling Stones, B-52’s + Others: Odd Couples

The first time I heard the B-52’s, I laughed. The first time I heard the Rolling Stones’ “Emotional Rescue,” I laughed – but not for the same reasons.

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

This Best of 2015 list focuses on those revelatory moments, those times when a shard of pristine insight cuts through the clutter of expectation and then memory.

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

Something very rock and roll happened to John Lennon’s son Julian Lennon during the taping of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ on Dec. 11, 1968.

Bill Wyman has no regrets about leaving the Rolling Stones: ‘That worked, briefly’

Bill Wyman has no regrets about leaving the Rolling Stones: ‘That worked, briefly’

The Rolling Stones’ Bill Wyman probably thought less about today’s anniversary – he left the group he co-founded on Dec. 9, 1992 – than most fans.

Rolling Stones’ harrowing ‘Gimme Shelter’ is still revealing new depths

Rolling Stones’ harrowing ‘Gimme Shelter’ is still revealing new depths

Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter,” released on Dec. 5, 1969 as part of ‘Let It Bleed,’ has a narrative so involving that it even drew in a non-lyrics guy like me.

Keith Richards, “Take It So Hard” from Talk Is Cheap (1988): One Track Mind

Keith Richards, “Take It So Hard” from Talk Is Cheap (1988): One Track Mind

‘Talk Is Cheap,’ released by the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards on Oct. 3, 1988, was an island of rock and roll grit in a sea of shallow glitter.

The Rolling Stones shook their dinosaur label with passion, conviction on A Bigger Bang

The Rolling Stones shook their dinosaur label with passion, conviction on A Bigger Bang

The Rolling Stones’ ‘A Bigger Bang,’ released on Sept. 6, 2005, offered stylistically varied songs executed with (it’s about time!) a minimalist lineup.

Keith Richards on the ’80s argument that saved the Rolling Stones: ‘He was taking it in a wrong direction’

Keith Richards on the ’80s argument that saved the Rolling Stones: ‘He was taking it in a wrong direction’

On Aug. 29, 1989, a reunited Rolling Stones issued the well-received ‘Steel Wheels.’ Keith Richards says it took “World War III” to get there.

The London Howlin’ Wolf Sessions gave Baby Boomer rockers a chance to pay tribute

The London Howlin’ Wolf Sessions gave Baby Boomer rockers a chance to pay tribute

Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Steve Winwood and members of the Rolling Stones took part in ‘The London Howlin’ Wolf Sessions,’ released in August 1971.