4 of the most important days in history of The Rolling Stones .. 48 years ago. These recording sessions landed most of the masters for the forthcoming album “Aftermath” (UK number 1; US 2) “Aftermath” was the first Stones album … Continue reading →
In Moondance, Morrison bursts forth in warm Technicolor. The Van Morrison that the public would come to know and recognize over the decades—Van the Man, the Belfast Cowboy, etc—essentially makes his first appearance on Moondance. ~Erik Hage This is … Continue reading →
The Stones were at the top of their game in 1973… one of the best tours ever. On Feb 24 1973 they played Western Australia Cricket Ground in Perth, Australia, and a great sounding “stereo soundboard” bootleg turned up.. in 1987.
“The album’s great, but I don’t like five-minute numbers.” – John Lennon The Rolling Stones No. 2 is the second UK album by the Rolling Stones released in 1965 after the massive success of 1964′s debut The Rolling Stones. Not surprisingly, The Rolling Stones No. … Continue reading →
This 1954 recording (the second, after 1952′s original) of blues standard “Hoochie Coochie Man” by Muddy Waters is one of the all-time classic blues records; a vital piece of Chicago-style electric blues that links the Delta to rock & roll.. … Continue reading →
He’s acknowledged as perhaps the greatest rhythm guitarist in rock & roll, but Keith Richards is even more legendary for his near-miraculous ability to survive the most debauched excesses of the rock & roll lifestyle. His prodigious consumption of drugs … Continue reading →