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Keith Richards hoping for Rolling Stones live return in 2012

Written by admin on June 20, 2012 – 8:29 pm -

Keith Richards has said that the Rolling Stones will get together next month to decide their 50th anniversary plans and that ideally they will play at least one show by the end of the year.

Keith told Rolling Stone:

“I’d like to get a couple of shows down and see how it goes. It’s all very hush-hush. I’m going over to London for a bit, so I’ll find out more then.”

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Rolling Stones 50th anniversary tour on for 2013

Written by admin on March 15, 2012 – 4:25 pm -

The prospect of a 50th anniversary Rolling Stones tour this year seems to be over, but it now seems certain that the band will hit the road in 2013.

Richards told Rolling Stone that the 50th anniversary theme would still work for next year:

“The Stones always really considered ’63 to be 50 years, because Charlie [Watts] didn’t actually join until January. We look upon 2012 as sort of the year of conception, but the birth is next year.”

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Keith Richards joins all star cast at “Howlin’ for Hubert” gig

Written by admin on February 25, 2012 – 9:19 pm -

Etta James Keith Richards made his first major stage appearance for five years last night when he joined an all-star band at New York’s Apollo Theater for the “Howlin’ for Hubert” tribute gig.

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Rolling Stones – Hampton Coliseum 1981 videos

Written by admin on February 14, 2012 – 9:47 pm -

The Rolling Stones have added four videos from their December 18, 1981 show at the Hampton Coliseum to their Youtube channel. This is the first official release of these videos online.

The Hampton Coliseum show on December 18 was the penultimate gig of the Rolling Stones’ 1981 American tour, which promoted the band’s album “Tattoo You”. The show has become infamous for the moment in “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” where Keith Richards hits a fan with his Telecaster to prevent him getting to Mick Jagger. The incident takes place 1 min 14 secs into the “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” video.

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“Buddy Holly – Listen To Me” coming to PBS

Written by admin on October 29, 2011 – 5:34 pm -

A star-studded tribute to Buddy Holly will air on PBS in December.

“Buddy Holly: Listen To Me/The Ultimate Buddy Party” includes performances from a Buddy Holly 75th Birthday tribute concert that took place at the Music Box in Hollywood on September 7. Among the artists featured in the special are Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo, Graham Nash, Paul Anka, Phil Everly, Patrick Stump and James Burton. There are also taped messages from big name fans of Holly, including Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Brian Wilson, Jackson Browne and Eric Idle.

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