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The Rolling Stones: 'Exhibitionism' Brings Satisfaction To Even The Most Seasoned Fan

(0) Comments | Posted 17 April 2016 | (21:55)

Situated just a stone's throw from the site of the old Chelsea Drugstore, my fellow Stones aficionado and I certainly got our prescriptions filled at the Saatchi Gallery. The depth and breadth of the exhibition as well as the consistently inventive design far exceeded our modest expectations. The only obvious...

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Book Review: 'Rollaresque, Or the Rakish Progress of the Rolling Stones' by Simon Goddard

(0) Comments | Posted 14 August 2015 | (12:06)

Literally hundreds of books have now been published on the subject of the Rolling Stones and there is little sign of this abating. Is there anything new to say about them? Simon Goddard's new book suggests perhaps not, but his ingenious idea instead, is to come up with a novel...

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The Rolling Stones - WHY Are They So Special? Part II

(3) Comments | Posted 30 November 2012 | (13:56)

Earlier this week, I gave four reasons why the Rolling Stones are still the most important and influential rock band in the world. Here are my OTHER four reasons why I have spent thousands of hours defending them, and thousands of pounds watching them perform all over the...

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Rolling Stones - WHY Are They So Special?

(2) Comments | Posted 26 November 2012 | (09:52)

I first saw them at Earls Court on the '76 tour. Not the boys at their best but I was seduced utterly and am still obsessively in thrall to the most exciting band in the history of popular music. I am in for the long haul. In the beginning I...

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Rolling Stones Captured on Tour in 'Rip This Joint'

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2012 | (11:10)

Amidst all the hoopla surrounding the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary such as the upcoming concerts, the hits album & the new documentary, it would be easy to overlook another photographic exhibition. However, this would be a mistake as Jim Marshall's photos of perhaps the most celebrated rock tour...

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