Every once in a while, a contestant comes on American Idol that has me thinking they've got a chance to do something special with their talent. I thought that when I saw a 15-year old kid covering a 40-year old Rolling Stones song, and making it cool.
It was 47 years ago tonight (October 25th, 1964), that the Rolling Stones appeared for the first time on the Ed Sullivan Show. The Stones appearance was a lot more brief than the Beatles appearance earlier in the year. In fact, they were on stage for a total of about 7 minutes performing two songs: 'Time Is On My Side' and the Chuck Berry song 'Around And Around'.
The Rolling Stones were a nigh
Bill Wyman, the original bass player for the Rolling Stones is 75 years old today (October 24th). Wyman quit the Stones officially in 1993, citing purely personal reasons. He had said that he wanted to spend more time with family and that he was basically tired of the rigors of touring and making records. Bill Wyman also released a biography in 1990, titled 'Stone Alone', detailing his time wit
The remastered upcoming release of the Rolling Stones' 1978 album 'Some Girls' will contain numerous bonus tracks on its deluxe edition. 'Some Girls' was the first Stones album to feature Ron Wood as a new band member, and is widely regarded as a landmark album for the band. It was certainly a commercial success, selling multi-platinum and featuring the number one hit 'Miss You'.
Out now on DVD, The Rolling Stones' Ed Sullivan Show appearances. Hard to believe it's taken this long to get them all out there. The Stones appearances are as follows:
October 25th, 1964: "Time Is On My Side" and "Around And Around."
May 2nd, 1965: "The Last Time," "Little Red Rooster," "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love."
We're headed into Fall, which means record companies and movie companies are gearing up for the holidays with a slew of new releases. One of those will be a classic 1978 Rolling Stones concert recorded in Fort Worth at the Will Rogers Coliseum! The title is 'The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live In Texas 1978'
The show has been bootlegged extensively, but now we have a nice clean copy coming on DVD
The Rolling Stones' performances on the Ed Sullivan Show are coming out on DVD. There will be a couple of versions, the first of which is scheduled to hit stores October 4th, featuring the performances themselves from 1964 through 1967...
There's obviously a lot of curiosity about Keith Richards. His autobiography titled 'Life' has just passed one million copies sold according to Rolling Stone. That makes it one of the biggest rock autobiographies of all time. If you haven't read it, I highly recommend it. It's what you expect, but it also surprises. Keith goes into detail about the debauchery in his life, but he's got a surpr
It looks like we might see a new Keith Richards solo album later this year. Spinner.com is reporting that Keith is in the studio laying down some tracks. This would be the first solo effort for Keith in almost 20 years. His Main Offender album came out in 1992.