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2015

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Hear Rolling Stones' Alternate 'Bitch' With Different Lyrics

May 5, 2015

When the Rolling Stones' classic Sticky Fingers is reissued next month, it will feature a number of previously unreleased studio takes of songs on the LP. The most recent to be unveiled is this ragged, extended version of "Bitch," which features...

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Rolling Stones Unveil Alternate 'Can't You Hear Me Knocking'

April 28, 2015

When the Rolling Stones gathered at London’s Olympic Studios in the summer of 1970 to work on Sticky Fingers, they'd already laid down several classics like "Brown Sugar" and "Dead Flowers"  in previous months. But they weren't out of...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rolling Stones Deep Cuts

April 15, 2015

The Rolling Stones tend to center their concerts around their vast catalog of hits, but Mick Jagger tells us that this summer's tour will also highlight some lesser-known tunes from Sticky Fingers. Nothing is confirmed, but it seems quite...

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Keith Richards: 'I Want to See How Far the Stones Can Go'

April 9, 2015

If everything goes according to plan, the next year is going to be a busy time for Keith Richards. He's about to begin rehearsals for a 15-date North American stadium tour with the Rolling Stones, he's got a new solo album roughly slated for September...

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Mick Jagger: 'I'm Not Thinking About Retirement'

April 7, 2015

Mick Jagger may be a great-grandfather just three months away from his 72nd birthday, but slowing down doesn't seem to have crossed his mind. He's spent the past two and a half years on the road with the Rolling Stones and he's gearing...

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Rolling Stones Plan Summer Tour, 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue

March 31, 2015

UPDATE 2: The Rolling Stones have delayed the release of the Sticky Fingers reissue from May 26th to June 9th, a spokesperson for the band tells Rolling Stone.  UPDATE: Mick Jagger tells Rolling Stone that the group is considering...

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'Gimme Shelter' Co-Director Albert Maysles Dead at 88

March 6, 2015

Albert Maysles, the director who, alongside his brother David, revolutionized documentary filmmaking, died at the age of 88 Thursday night. The filmmaker had been battling pancreatic cancer recently and had fallen ill last month. "It is with...

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Rolling Stones to Issue Rare 1971 Club Concert on Video

April 8, 2015

In addition to celebrating their 1971 masterpiece Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones will release a concert film of a London club gig they played the year that record came out. The release, From the Vault: The Marquee – Live in 1971, will...

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Mick Jagger: We May Play 'Sticky Fingers' on Tour

April 1, 2015

The Rolling Stones are releasing a deluxe edition of Sticky Fingers on May 26th, and fans that see the band this summer might get to experience the 1971 album in its entirety. "We're floating the idea of playing the whole album," Mick Jagger...

2014

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Flashback: Keith Richards Lights Up 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'

December 18, 2014

Happy birthday to Keith Richards, who was born in a crossfire hurricane on this date back in 1943. In celebration, treat yourself to "Jumpin' Jack Flash," Number 125 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and even more of a gas,...

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Faces Keyboardist Ian McLagan Dead at 69

December 3, 2014

Ian McLagan, the jovial, charismatic keyboardist for the Faces and Small Faces whose versatile, forceful playing defined rock & roll classics like the Faces' "Stay With Me," passed away in Austin, Texas on Wednesday. A spokesperson...

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Rolling Stones Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dead at 70

December 2, 2014

Bobby Keys, the larger-than-life saxophone player who toured with the Rolling Stones for more than 45 years and played on studio classics like "Brown Sugar" and "Live With Me," has passed away. He was 70. "If you believe in the magic of rock...

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Bob Dylan Wanted to Record With the Beatles and Stones

November 7, 2014

Few figures in rock history have a more impressive résumé than Glyn Johns. Throughout the 1960s the producer/engineer worked on albums by the Rolling Stones (Beggars Banquet, Sticky Fingers, Let It Bleed), the Beatles (Let...

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See Rolling Stones' Ron Wood Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

August 25, 2014

Ron Wood is the latest rock icon to take a cold shower for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As Ultimate Classic Rock reports, the Rolling Stones guitarist offered himself up to the good cause with humor and theatrical gestures on Sunday...

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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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Bobby Keys: The Lost Rolling Stone Interview

December 2, 2014

Legendary saxophone player Bobby Keys has passed away at age 70. Keys was best known for touring with the Rolling Stones for more than 45 years, but his career extended far beyond the band, from a childhood friendship with Buddy Holly to a role...

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Watch the Rolling Stones Tear Up 'Rip This Joint' in 1975

November 11, 2014

In June 1975, just over half a year after releasing It's Only Rock 'n Roll, the Rolling Stones returned to the road, traveling to America for their first U.S. shows since 1973. With Billy Preston on keys and Ron Wood joining the band for the first...

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Watch Dave Grohl's Surprise Rolling Stones, Dylan Cover

October 14, 2014

Hours after teaming up with Zac Brown for a quadruple-guitar cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" for Late Show With David Letterman, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins headed downtown to cover the Rolling Stones'...

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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

August 15, 2014

The movies started flirting with what would be called "rock & roll" from the very beginning, slapping Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" onto a scene in the juvenile-delinquent drama The Blackboard Jungle (1955) and co-opting Elvis...

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