Both Mick Jagger and Patti Smith have a history of using racial slurs in their songs, creative decisions that, in truth, have aged dreadfully despite the context of the lyrics and their defence of artistic purposes. In Smith’s justification of her usage, she strangely used the ‘N-word’ again to describe The Rolling Stones frontman.
Stargroves: The Hampshire millionaire mansion previously owned by Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart and Frank Williams
Stargroves has also been a recording venue and a location for filming Hampshire's real estate market contains many high end properties, some costing millions of pounds. From modern town houses to country mansions, there is an eclectic mix of homes with price tags beyond most peoples' reach.
These days, you know what you’re getting when you go to a Rolling Stones concert. Never the most improvisational live act in the first place, the Stones have now aged to a point where their concerts are meticulously planned out beforehand, largely by Mick Jagger.
JAMES CORDON is said to be gunning to land one of his biggest guest acts in the farewell year of his US chat series Late Late Show. James Corden is "beyond keen" to get the Stones duo of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in his Range Rover to sing along to their sixty years of hits for a Carpool Karaoke on the final year of his Late Late Show.
James Corden has big plans for his final series on the Late Late Show after announcing he was stepping down this year TV entertainer James Corden is gunning for one of his biggest guest acts in his farewell year of his US chat series Late Late Show. Corden is "beyond keen" to get the Stones duo of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in his Range Rover to sing along to their sixty years of hits for a Carpool Karaoke.
EXCLUSIVE: James Corden's time on the Late Late show is ending and along with it, the famous Carpool Karaoke which has seen some massive stars like Sir Paul McCartney take part The Late Late Show with James Corden is set to leave the US chat series in 2024, giving it one last year.
For as long as Iggy Pop has been performing, he has pushed boundaries and tested the limit. On the odd occasion, his feral streak has landed Iggy in hot water, and he learnt from the best in Mick Jagger and Jim Morrison. While Jagger has never acted as deranged as Morrison did on stage, he knew precisely how to prompt the audience to make them fall into a state of utter hysteria.
Has the greatest piece of commentary in Premier League history been unearthed? Southampton 1-3 Chelsea isn’t a game that most football fans will remember but one commentator’s reaction for Kevin Phillips’ 69th-minute goal needs to be heard to be believed. Phillips scored 10 Premier League goals during that campaign, including one against the team that won the title at the end of the season.
Quay Arts will stage a photo exhibition capturing icons of 70s music, film and society from Carinthia West’s personal archive from Saturday (14th May). ‘Hanging Out’ at Quay Arts showcases rare and unpublished images of icons of 70s music, film, and society, captured by photographer and writer Carinthia West.
66 YEARS AGO (1956) we reported prisoners shouted and screamed in a Nicosia jail as execution hour neared for two terrorists to be hanged in Cyprus. Michael Karaolides, 23, shot and killed a policeman, while Andreas Demetriou, 24, fired at and severely wounded a British businessman.
Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appear at Chichester Court over drugs charges on this day 55 years ago
55 years ago today (May 10) Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appeared at Chichester court on drugs charges. In what was a a highly publicised trial at the time, the two spritely rockers appeared before magistrates after being found with cannabis at guitarist Keith Richard's mansion in West Wittering.
MICK Jagger’s younger brother - musician, actor and journalist Chris Jagger - is on stage at Taunton's Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) on Friday (May 13). He will read from his new autobiography and take questions from the audience. Afterwards, Chris and Elliet Mackrell will play some songs from the new album Mixing up Medicine.
Formula 1 might be visiting a new venue in Miami this weekend but the city has plenty of motorsport history from a diverse range of categories over the years Formula 1 has never raced in Miami before 2022 but plenty of other forms of motorsport have been active there – some even using the banner of the ‘Grand Prix of Miami’ long before F1 came to town.
Mick Jagger's ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 34, goes horseriding with son Deveroux, 6, and calls him her 'Superman'... (even though he's wearing a Spider-Man costume!)
Melanie Hamrick shared sweet snaps from a recent horseride with her son Deveroux, six, on Instagram on Wednesday. The brunette beauty, 34, who shares the youngster with Rolling Stones legend Sir Mick Jagger, 78, beamed in the photos as the mother-son duo enjoyed a canter through a gorgeous meadow.
Hit nostalgia show That’ll Be The Day returns to Lincoln this weekend with a new show for its 35th anniversary. It is at the New Theatre Royal, Lincoln, on Sunday (May 8) and Monday (May 9). Taking everyone on a rollercoaster ride from the beginnings of Fifties rock ‘n’ roll, through the fab Sixties, the glam Seventies and into the Eighties, imitating artists such as Mick Jagger, Queen, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, and more.
Sir Mick Jagger returned the £1 million advance for his autobiography because he found the past too painful to relive, but now another of Carla Bruni’s former lovers has written his memoirs — and she’s said to be seething. Guitarist Louis Bertignac from 1980s band Telephone, who was her first rock star boyfriend, has published a tell-all autobiography in his native France.
The Rolling Stones established themselves in the London R&B scene with a passion for the blues-inspired rock and roll popularised in the 1950s by American acts such as Muddy Waters, Bo Didley and Chuck Berry. In their early years, the band was creatively directed by multi-instrumentalist and blues fanatic Brian Jones, who named the group after Muddy Waters’ 1950 song ‘Rollin’ Stone’.
During a 1978 interview, The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger was quizzed about the bipolar nature of his many songs that portray female characters. The interviewer told Jagger that he sometimes portrayed his women as “mystical” and, at other times, “stupid”. “There are two different types of girls in my songs: there’s the beautiful dreamy type and the vicious b**** type,” Jagger responded during the interview with Rolling Stone.
The Heather actress from the BBC One soap has shared a snap with her rarely seen toyboy Yassine el Jamouni, 35. BBC EastEnders’ Cheryl Fergison, 56, has celebrated her 11 year wedding anniversary. The Heather actress from the BBC One soap has shared a snap with her rarely seen toyboy Yassine el Jamouni, 35.
Whenever I meet someone who hasn’t heard the music of Afrobeat pioneer and political activist Fela Kuti, I feel a twinge of jealousy. Most people’s first reaction to albums such as Gentleman (1973), Expensive Shit (1975) and Zombie (1977) is one of giddy bewilderment.