Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
The Rolling Stones
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Sunday 16 November 2008
Friday 31 October 2008
"Look at me – I'm shattered," sings Michael Philip Jagger two songs into this thrilling Rolling Stones concert documentary.
Friday 10 October 2008
Tuesday 02 September 2008
Mick Jagger's lips have made the Victoria and Albert Museum's permanent collection.
Tuesday 02 September 2008
Mick Jagger's lips have made the Victoria and Albert Museum's permanent collection. The Rolling Stones' famous tongue and lips logo has been bought by the London institution for just under £51,000 at auction in the US.
Sunday 10 August 2008
In 1974, before he became a Stone and was still just about a Face, dear old Ronnie created what remains one of the most lovable "solo" albums made by either a Stone or a Face.
Sunday 13 July 2008
Saturday 12 July 2008
There is nobody quite like a Rolling Stone for growing old disgracefully. The latest wrinkly rocker to live up the group's bad boy reputation is the guitarist Ronnie Wood, who has gone on a prolonged drinking bout in Ireland with a woman less than a third his age.
Tuesday 24 June 2008
Keith Floyd has long had a turbulent relationship with his manager Stan Green. Not for much longer, it would seem, as the two appear determined to go their separate ways.
Monday 23 June 2008
Rock concerts staged in the grounds of country homes are damaging works of art with sound vibrations which "age" them, Russian research reveals.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
When The Beatles first arrived in the United States in 1964, John Lennon was asked by a reporter what he was most looking forward to seeing in America. "Bo Diddley," he replied.
Tuesday 27 May 2008
Friday 25 April 2008
I'm one of the Bond girls in Quantum of Solace, so I watched Daniel Craig in Enduring Love on DVD. Lots of the previous Bond girls have been quite negative about being a Bond girl – but I am thrilled to be in it! I saw The Other Boleyn Girl because my friend Eddie Redmayne, who also stars with me in the BBC drama Tess of the d'Urbervilles that we are filming right now in Bath, is in it. As filming Tess is quite depressing, I've been watching comedies to cheer myself up, including Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. I also watched The Shipping News with Julianne Moore as she is my favourite actress. I want to see Shine a Light because I love The Rolling Stones.
Friday 28 March 2008
The Rolling Stones said it was only rock 'n' roll, but the people of Blackpool didn't like it and promptly banned them from the town. But now, 44 years after their gig at the Empress Ballroom ended in a riot, Blackpool has lifted the ban on the Stones playing a gig in the town and apologised to the band.
Monday 03 March 2008
Sitting cross-legged on a sofa in a London hotel, Chris Robinson is reflecting on how, nearly 20 years ago, his band The Black Crowes crept in under the radar and stole the rock'n'roll crown.
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