I’ll say it right now: Red Beans and Weiss is the perfect album for the year 2014.
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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.
At the time Flowers appeared, the Rolling Stones were one of the biggest bands on earth.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Slapped on the flipside of the fuzztoned-frosted “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” single that zoomed straight to the top of the charts throughout the world in the summer of 1965 and continues to get played