Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.
Do “Old Habits Die Hard?”
We talked to the concert’s musical director Steve Jordan, who is the drummer in Keith Richards’ other band, the X-Pensive Winos.
This October, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University (located in Cleveland) will honor the Rolling Stones during the 18th Annual Music Masters Series.
“I think Mick and I were a little dried up after Exile,” Keith Richards wrote in his 2010 memoir, Life.
This week’s episode — the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season — may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are both approaching their big seven-ohs.
The Rolling Stones’ 50 & Counting Tour recently spent few weeks as the current highest-grossing U.S. tour, earning just under $8.5 million. Though the average ticket will set you back $340 (roughly $16 per song), […]
So, was it the last time the Rolling Stones will perform in the U.S.? Watching the band at the last U.S. stop on their 50 & Counting Tour Monday night (June 24) at the Verizon […]
Summer of ’69? Try the Summer of 2013!