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Read Keith Richards' Poignant Tribute to Bobby Keys

December 4, 2014

Rock & roll lost one of its greatest sidemen on Tuesday with the death of Bobby Keys, who recorded and toured with the Rolling Stones for more than 40 years. Keys was responsible for the powerful saxophone wail heard on classics like "Brown...

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Chuck Berry Receives Sweden's Prestigious Polar Music Prize

August 27, 2014

Chuck Berry was honored with Sweden's 2014 Polar Music Prize, "the world's most prestigious music accolade," in a ceremony at Stockholm's Concert Hall. While members of the Swedish Royal Family were in attendance, Berry was unable to appear at the...

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Keith Richards to Issue Children's Book

March 11, 2014

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has collaborated with his artist daughter, Theodora Richards, on a children's picture book titled Gus and Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar, which will hit bookshelves September 9th. The inspiration...

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Eric Clapton Packs Guitar Fest Fireworks Into DVD

October 3, 2013

Eric Clapton's 2013 Crossroads Festival is set to be released as a video and audio collection this fall on Rhino Records. The festival has been held every three years since 2004, and this year took place indoors for the first time in the festival's history...

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Clapton's Crossroads Fest Hits Theaters Tonight

August 13, 2013

Fans who missed out on the Crossroads Guitar Festival this past April at New York's Madison Square Garden can head to select movie theaters tonight for a special one-night-only showing of Eric Clapton's massive event. Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar...

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Keith Richards Nervous About Weather for Glastonbury

June 28, 2013

Now that the Rolling Stones have wrapped up the U.S. portion of their "50 and Counting" tour, the rockers are headed to the Glastonbury Festival in England this weekend. But guitarist Keith Richards is a little nervous about the weather for the band's...

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Q&A: Bill Wyman on Life After the Rolling Stones

June 6, 2013

Since Bill Wyman left the Rolling Stones in 1991, the bassist has released several books, devoted time to his London burger-and-steak joint Sticky Fingers, held photo exhibitions, toured and released new music with his band the Rhythm Kings and even patented...

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Love and War Inside the Rolling Stones

May 7, 2013

Perhaps these men, the Rolling Stones, should not be here, at this time in their lives, doing this – doing it so well and so scarily. It is a Friday afternoon, late April, in a rehearsal space the size of a large garage, on the outskirts of Burbank,...

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Rolling Stones Discuss '50 and Counting' Tour Preparations

April 22, 2013

Although the Rolling Stones were tight-lipped about their tour plans following last year's batch of "50 and Counting" shows, the rockers were already planning to hit the road for a bigger tour. "I kept hedging when people asked me, but I knew,...

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Rolling Stones Weigh Offers for Full Tour in 2013

January 4, 2013

"Everyone was trying to get the band really on," Mick Jagger says in a still-revved-up voice, describing the best and most important thing about the Rolling Stones' shortest and most intensive tour ever: their five 50th­-anniversary concerts in London,...

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Rolling Stones Cap Anniversary Tour With an All-Star Blowout

December 16, 2012

Mick Jagger has sung the words "This could be the last time" hundreds of times – yet the line had a special resonance tonight. The Rolling Stones’ December 15th show in Newark, New Jersey, was the final gig of their 50th anniversary tour,...

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Rolling Stones Members Remember L'Wren Scott

March 19, 2014

One day after Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger posted a heartfelt message about girlfriend L'Wren Scott, who died of an apparent suicide earlier this week, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts have released statements expressing support...

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Rolling Stones Book First Australia Show in Nearly 10 Years

November 20, 2013

Looks like the Rolling Stones' "50 and Counting" anniversary tour is headed well into the "counting" portion: the veteran rockers will travel to Australia in 2014, starting with a performance March 22nd at a new stadium in Adelaide on the nation's southern...

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Song Premiere: 'Sons of Anarchy' Taps Into the Rolling Stones

September 17, 2013

Click to listen to Noah Gundersen and the Forest Rangers' "As Tears Go By" Sons of Anarchy's sixth season roared onto FX earlier this month, and the outlaw biker drama came stocked with another batch of carefully curated songs. For Season Six, music...

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Waddy Wachtel Recalls Working With Warren Zevon, Keith Richards

July 24, 2013

Waddy Wachtel may be the greatest session guitarist of all time, with a resumé including classic work from the Everly Brothers, Warren Zevon (he co-wrote "Werewolves of London"), Jackson Browne and Stevie Nicks. Now Wachtel is stepping out of the...

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Keith Richards on Drugs: 'All Experiments Come to an End'

June 13, 2013

Keith Richards is celebrating 50 years of the Rolling Stones this summer, a party which now includes the July cover of Men's Journal, on sale tomorrow. In the interview, Richards describes his years as a ragged rock and roller, junkie and family man,...

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Unseen Rolling Stones Photos to Go on Display

May 28, 2013

Rare photos of the Rolling Stones have surfaced, and are set to be exhibited in London this summer. NME reports that the never-before-seen pictures will be part of The Stones and Their Scene, an exhibition showcasing the work of late photographer Eric...

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Keith Richards: George Jones Was 'Pure American Music'

May 2, 2013

Keith Richards praises George Jones as "pure American music" in a statement sent by his representative today. "You can hear a million imitations on the radio every day – but there was, and ever will be, only one George Jones," Richards says. You...

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Hint at Rolling Stones Tour Surprises

April 5, 2013

The Rolling Stones' upcoming "50 and Counting" shows are only hitting nine cities in May and June, but the rockers could add more gigs, along with a few other surprises. "Normally when you announce a tour like this, you announce part of it, you leave...

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Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood Gets Married

December 24, 2012

The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood married fiancée Sally Humphries in London last Friday, The Sun reports. Last month, the Daily Mail reported the couple showed up at the British Fashion Awards sporting matching silver bands, sparking speculation...

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