Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
The Rolling Stones
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Friday 25 September 2009
A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 free concert at Altamont Speedway, Gimme Shelter is a startling exposé of the clash of sub-cultures which characterised the music of the period.
Wednesday 16 September 2009
Police were called to reports of a bust-up at Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood's house, Scotland Yard said today.
Sunday 13 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Forty years after the body of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones was found floating in his swimming pool following a binge of drugs and drinking, police said Monday they are reviewing the case in light of new evidence turned over by a journalist.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
Anyone owning a copy of such epochal albums as Eric Clapton's eponymous debut, Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen, The Gilded Palace Of Sin by The Flying Burrito Brothers, George Harrison's All Things Must Pass, The Concert For Bangla Desh, Pearl by Janis Joplin, Neil Young's Harvest, the Rolling Stones' collection Flowers, and The Beatles 1962-1966 and 1967-1970 compilations is familiar with the distinctive, eye-catching work of the graphic designer, illustrator and photographer Tom Wilkes.
Friday 10 July 2009
Frank Sinatra arrives at Miami beach with his entourage (including his stand-in, dressed in an identical suit and less well-dressed beefy minders) while filming 'The Lady In Cement' in 1968.
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Racing TV is conducting a novel experiment to pull in the punters. To support the niche gamblers who couldn't bring themselves to lay down a tenner on the 2.30 at Newmarket without some banging tunes, the channel will provide the perfect antidote. In what it calls a "groundbreaking" move – or should that be "earsplitting" – the 7.20 Handicap at Kempton Park will have the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra sitting on the jumps track, playing "The William Tell Overture". A few suggestions to spice up the next race: "Wild Horses" by the Rolling Stones, or how about "Nags To Riches" by Elvis Presley?
Monday 06 July 2009
The most infamous manager of the rock and pop era, Allen Klein looked after the affairs of the Rolling Stones and the Beatles in the Sixties and early seventies. A notoriously brash character and tough negotiator, Klein invented the role of business manager but his stance as the outsider siding with the artists, the enemy of the record companies, would have had a lot more credence if he hadn't succeeded in negotiating excellent, many would say extortionate, terms when he parted company with his clients.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Music manager Allen Klein, a no-holds-barred businessman who bulldozed his way into and out of deals with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died yesterday, a publicist for his company said. He was 77.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Wednesday 11 March 2009
Thursday 05 March 2009
Thursday 22 January 2009
Delta Spirit's PR machine has been working overtime back home in the States, where this rookie San Diego quintet have already appeared on Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel's popular late night TV shows. Over there, they are one of the industry insider's hottest tips. But on this side of the Atlantic the band seem to have been overlooked by the music press's "Big in 2009" consensus.
Sunday 30 November 2008
The "long-lost" album by the former Mama & Papa made with Messrs Jagger and Richards in 1976 (with Phillips' 'Man Who Fell to Earth' songs as a bonus).
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