With The Rolling Stones, those seemingly indestructible gods of rock, there’s a delicious irony to the fact that their first UK number one 57 years ago was a song called It's All Over Now. It’s never been All Over Now. Not remotely.
Sir Mick Jagger has said The Rolling Stones look forward to welcoming Charlie Watts back “as soon as he is fully recovered” following news that the drummer is likely to miss the band’s forthcoming US tour. A spokesman for Watts, 80, confirmed he is “unlikely to be available for the resumption of the Rolling Stones USA No Filter Tour this fall” as he recovers from an unspecified medical procedure.
The main stage at the Isle of Wgith Festival has seen many of the biggest names in rock...from The Rolling Stones to Fleetwood Mac, The Police to Paul McCartney And every year there has also been the winner of Wight Noize, the Isle of Wight competition to find up-and-coming new talent to grace that stage.
When Mick Jagger is on stage with The Rolling Stones, he oozes charisma. However, anybody who has ever sat through his acting exploits for the big screen will be all-too-aware that he’s anything but suave and sophisticate when a camera is thrust in front of him — a factor that The Beatles seemingly forgot.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and you know you’ve made a legendary impact in art and culture when your work becomes a touchstone ripe for references, parodies, and reworking. Call it postmodern, call it lazy, call it whatever you want, but there’s something incredibly fun and joyous about seeing a piece and connecting it with what is either an obvious reference or a not-so-obvious influence.
How Derbyshire woman met The Beatles and the Stones A starstruck teenager lay in wait for stars like the Beatles and the Stones. Derbyshire woman Judith Leach, now 71, has told how she bagged the pop giant's autographs in the early 60s. Now Judith is putting her treasured autograph book up for sale.
A new documentary about The Rolling Stones’ 1968 BBC special. Plus: a wealth of game show action. Here’s what to watch this evening The Rolling Stones: Rock and Roll Circus 9pm, Sky Arts Filmed before a live studio audience for a 1968 BBC special, the performance documented in this film captures the Stones at their surly, stoned, saturnine peak.
Autographs collected by a teenager in the swinging sixties are expected to sell for more than £1,500 at an auction in Lichfield. Judith Leach began collecting the signatures of celebrities in 1963 and notched up names including The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, George Best and Matt Busby.
A rising new band is starting to get a growing fan base thanks to the management of a Bulwell woman. Back in April, Bulwell resident Tracey Ball became the manager of Manchester-based four-piece Gallaher's Green. The independent rock band has a wide range of influences dating back to the 60’s, right up to present day, from The Rolling Stones and The Who to Oasis and the Foo Fighters and many more in between.
The Rolling Stones are rightly regarded as untouchable monoliths of the rock and roll landscape. The group stood taller than most on the horizon of popular culture in the 20th century. With a reem of intensely danceable rock tunes, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Charlie Watts, and Billy Wyman have been adored for decades.
From the offset of their career, The Rolling Stones cultivated an image of danger, and a trail of hedonism and debauchery followed the group wherever they went. Mick Jagger has crammed more shenanigans into his life than an entire village of people combined, and he’s somehow still here to tell the outrageous tale.
If you read a biography on any punk band that burst into existence during the 1970s, then you’ll come across something similar to this: In the strange mix of their snarling sonic output is the glam of David Bowie and T.Rex, the grimy fucklessness of The Rolling Stones and girl-group pop, all hurled into a DIY shaker and poured out shambolically.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Contestant Surprises Viewers After Using Lifelines On First Two Questions
A contestant on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? stunned viewers after getting off to a terrible start. Conor Kim did not look likely to go far when he used a lifeline on the first question, which asked which Keith is a member of The Rolling Stones.
If you had taken a time machine back to London in 1962 and came across the shaggy-haired and ragged looking misfits known as The Rolling Stones, you would be hard-pressed to know for sure if it really were the early ’60s. Apart from their outfits, there was nothing really contemporary about them at this point.
How The Yard supports small enterprises It’s a fair bet that a many Hastings’ residents don’t know of The Yard’s existence – despite passing the entrance when visiting Morrisons. Turn right instead of left on Waterworks Road and you’re among an eclectic range of workshops, for the last 20 years home to an intriguing and diverse collection of businesses.
As the guitarist of Guns ‘N’ Roses, Slash would go on to dominate the rock world for decades. His unique skill and solid rock and roll upbringing will guarantee his place in the annals of music history. But as a way of celebrating the legendary axeman’s birthday, here we are looking back at the albums which made him into a star, running through a selection of Slash’s 10 most essential records.
The Rolling Stones guitarist lives in London Ronnie Wood and his wife Sally live in a stunning property in Little Venice, London with their five-year-old twins Alice and Gracie – but they have temporarily added some very bold additions to the family home. New photos have shared a look at The Rolling Stones star and theatre producer's garden and art studio, where Ronnie posed with his giant lion sculpture as part of the Tusk Lion Trail 2021, a high-profile international art installation in support of African conservation.
Extra tickets will go on sale next week... The Rolling Stones have confirmed re-arranged North American shows for their No Filter tour. The shows have been pushed back in line with pandemic regulations, but it seems No Filters is now set to go ahead. North American shows have been given firm dates, with The Rolling Stones set to open the tour in St Louis on September 26th.
“Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.” — Aretha Franklin There are few artists as able to hold a room as Aretha Franklin.