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Rolling Stones Shoot Scorsese Film, Party with the Clintons

Two charity shows filmed for upcoming documentary on the Stones

Former President Bill Clinton poses with The Rolling Stones on February 6th, 2003.
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November 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

"I'd like to welcome President Clinton – and I see she's brought her husband," a grinning Mick Jagger said from the stage of New York's Beacon Theatre. He was greeting Bill and Hillary at an intimate October 29th concert that served as a fund-raiser for the former president's charity foundation and as a celebration of his sixtieth birthday.

The show, along with another Beacon performance on November 1st, was filmed by Martin Scorsese for a new Stones documentary, set for theatrical release late next year. At both shows, Jack White sang "Loving Cup" with Jagger, and Buddy Guy jammed on a Muddy Waters cover, "Champagne and Reefer." But the best-received guest turned out to be Christina Aguilera, who strutted Tina Turner-style through a raucous version of "Live with Me." Scorsese's film – much like his 1978 Band documentary The Last Waltz – will combine performance footage with interviews and historical clips; Gimme Shelter director Albert Maysles is giving Scorsese outtakes from that film for possible use in the new movie and also served as a second-unit director at the Beacon. "It was a huge crew, but morale was so high," Maysles says of the shoot. "I guess that goes along with anything that Martin Scorsese does."

This story is from the November 30th, 2006 issue of Rolling Stone.


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