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WTF?! Wednesdays: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Arto Lindsay, “We Love You” (1990)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Arto Lindsay, “We Love You” (1990)

What do you get when you unleash pianist/composer Sakamoto and noise merchant Lindsay on this early Rolling Stones track?

Chuck E. Weiss – Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

I’ll say it right now: Red Beans and Weiss is the perfect album for the year 2014.

‘Silver Train’ memories: Rolling Stones pull out a rare 40-year-old deep cut at Tokyo Dome

‘Silver Train’ memories: Rolling Stones pull out a rare 40-year-old deep cut at Tokyo Dome

Last night at the Tokyo Dome, the Rolling Stones pulled out a four-decades-old chestnut after fans voted “Silver Train” from 1973′s Goats Head Soup into the setlist. The Stones had last played the song live on a tour later in ’73.

On Second Thought: The Rolling Stones – Flowers (1967)

At the time Flowers appeared, the Rolling Stones were one of the biggest bands on earth.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (1974)

So I was poking my way through an odd discussion about classic rock on one of those Internet-type forum things. It started out with the question of whether Bruce Springsteen’s popularity — ticket and album sales-wise — had been hurt because he isn’t considered to be “classic rock.”

‘This is short, but it needs to be’: Charlie Watts says new tour suits aging Rolling Stones

‘This is short, but it needs to be’: Charlie Watts says new tour suits aging Rolling Stones

Gone are the days when the Rolling Stones mounted globe-trotting, seemingly never-ending tours. And that’s just fine with Charlie Watts, the now-72-year-old founding drummer.

Micks and Johns and Ians, oh my!: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Name Game

Micks and Johns and Ians, oh my!: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Name Game

OK, I don’t know what’s up with this, but it seems that at one time there were a lot of rock ‘n’ roll bands out there where different members had similar names.

‘He was taking it in a wrong direction’: Keith Richards on the 1980s argument that saved the Rolling Stones

‘He was taking it in a wrong direction’: Keith Richards on the 1980s argument that saved the Rolling Stones

By the mid-1980s, a couple of decades into the Rolling Stones’ debauched journey through rock history, they had lost momentum. Worse still, they weren’t getting along.

‘Just another band to me’: In a rare talk, Charlie Watts remembers joining the Rolling Stones

‘Just another band to me’: In a rare talk, Charlie Watts remembers joining the Rolling Stones

A rare interview with Charlie Watts finds him ruminating on what makes the Rolling Stones work, five decades in — and his own good fortune to have been there with them for so long.

The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live (2013)

The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live (2013)

There would be no poetry this time, some 44 years after the Rolling Stones last took the stage at London’s Hyde Park. Back then, in 1969, they were eulogizing Brian Jones, then just two days dead.