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Song of the Week #132 – “The Last Time”

Written by admin on November 12, 2012 – 11:24 pm -

The Rolling Stones - The Last Time single The Rolling Stones’ “The Last Time” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Jagger to co-produce James Brown biopic

Written by admin on October 23, 2012 – 7:51 pm -

Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer are to co-produce a James Brown biopic, with Tate Taylor in the frame to direct.

The movie has been in the works for years, with Grazer at the helm and James Brown himself involved before his death in 2006. The screenplay by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth charts Brown’s journey from poverty to worldwide fame.

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The Rolling Stones reunite at site of first gig

Written by admin on July 11, 2012 – 7:41 pm -

The Rolling Stones have released a group photograph to mark the 50th anniversary of their first gig, which took place at London’s Marquee Club.

The photo was taken at the site of the Marquee Club, which is now a bank, and features the band’s current line-up of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts. It was taken by world famous portrait and fashion photographer, Rankin.

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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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Mick Jagger hosting “Saturday Night Live” tonight

Written by admin on May 19, 2012 – 8:25 am -

Mick Jagger will host the season finale of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” tonight.

With the addition of Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire and Jeff Beck as musicial guests, the show promises to be as much about music as comedy. Unfortunately, unless a big surprise is planned, the recent speculation that the Rolling Stones might perform on the show was just wishful thinking.

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