The 25 Boldest Career Moves In Rock History

From Bob Dylan becoming born again to Panic! at the Disco dropping the exclamation mark, the decisions that have changed the music world

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Mick Jagger Tours Solo With Joe Satriani
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20. Mick Jagger Tours Solo With Joe Satriani

The Rolling Stones went through a pretty rough patch in the mi-Eighties, but things reached a boiling point when Mick Jagger refused to tour in support of the band's 1986 LP Dirty Work. Instead, he put out a second solo album and launched a brief solo tour to support it in 1988. The setlist was full of Rolling Stones classics, and he hired guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani to play the Keith Richards parts. This was a low blow to Richards and the band nearly broke up as a result, but the following year they put aside their differences and launched the Steel Wheels stadium tour. 

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