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December 27: Keith on Top of the Pops
On New Years day at 3.45 on UK BBC 1 there is a programme called Top of the Pops the True Story which is a history of the programme and features interviews with plenty of pop stars,including the maestro himself Sir Keef.
December 22: "Beast of Burden" in Nicolas Cage movie
The new Nicolas Cage romance "The Family Man", which opens in the U.S. today, features a snippet of "Beast of Burden" during a shower scene involving co-star Tea Leoni (or more likely her body double). Unfortunately the song did not make the CD soundtrack.
November 29: Mick Jagger at the Who show
Mick is busy on the London concert scene these days, as he went to see The Who at the Royal Albert Hall Monday evening. See the Pete Townshend pages.
November 28: Mick Jagger at exclusive Madonna show?
Rumorus are telling that Mick Jagger are among the many celebrities to attend the exclusive Madonna show at London's Brixton Academy tonight. See Music365 for details.
November 28: Mick Jagger at Wyclef show
Mick Jagger was attending Wyclef of Fugees performing at London's Shepherds Bush Empire last Saturday night. See details in NME.com.
November 23: Ronnie Wood at The Eel Pie Club last night
Ronnie Wood joined in with his brother Art Wood at the The Eel Pie Club in Twickenham, London, UK last night. Art Wood's All Stars includes Art Wood, Ray Major, Tom Nolan, Mick Avory, Rich Brown and Spike. Don Craine and Keith Grant from Downliners Sect, and Steve Hackett from Genesis joined in as well on a couple of numbers. After a break Art added Ronnie Wood (guitar and vocals) and Carlos Little (drums). See complete IORR review by Linda Raeburn, and also DotMusic.
November 14: Mick and Keith on Beatles documentary
Mick and Keith, the latter drinking vodka, join such celebs as President Clinton and members of 'N Sync talking about the Beatles in the new documentary "The Beatles Revolution," which screens on ABC in the U.S. on Friday. Also included is vintage TV footage of the Stones singing "Satisfaction" as well as scenes from "Gimme Shelter," with Keith offering rare insights on Altamont.
November 11: Mick, Ronnie and Bill in London jam session
Just as the Kabbalah Centre charity dinner finished on Sunday Nov. 5, a jam session started with the Chris Jagger band, and went on to include Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman, Dave Stewart and Michael Kamen. The event took place at the new Harrington Club in London, owned by Ronnie Wood and his wife Jo. Bill was on stage with Mick and Ronnie for the first time in 10 years, since his final show with the Stones at Wembley Stadium August 25, 1990. See the Yahoo Entertainment News, and also NY ROCK.
November 11: Start Me Up on "millennium" CD
The Rolling Stones are rarely found on compilation CD's, but for a change, on the new Universal - EMI - Virgin 2CD titled Music of the Millennium, you may find Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones, plus lots other great songs. See Universal Music TV, for details.
November 9: Keith Richards on Broadway
Keith Richards is slated to participate in a special performance of New York City's Broadway Musical "The Music Man" at The Neil Simon Theatre on November 16th, 2000. Other performers listed are Richie Sambora (of Bon Jovi) as well as Hootie & the Blowfish. The event is sponsored by VH1's Save The Music. All proceeds will benefit this charity that promotes and funds musical education in schools.
November 9: Keith and Ronnie on new Blondie Chaplin album
Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Chuck Leavell are among the guest players on Blondie Chaplin's new album Fragile Thread, now being recorded in studio. See the flames web pages for details.
October 31: Mick, Bill and Ronnie in UK fund-raising event
Last week Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall hosted a fundraising event for the Kabbalah Center at London's Harrington Club. Invitees included Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman and others. See Billboard.
October 30: Andy Snitzer with Paul Simon
Andy Snitzer, who has been in the horn section of the recent Rolling Stones tours, is now on tour with Paul Simon, being part of Simon's 11 piece backing band. On "Still Crazy After All These Years" Andy is doing a great sax solo.
October 30: Rage Against The Machine with Stones cover version
The new Rage Against The Machine CD released on December 4th includes a cover of the Stones song Street Fighting Man.
October 27: David Bailie photo exhibition in Finland
An exhibition of David Bailey´s photographs called "Birth Of The Cool" including photos of Mick and the boys was opened yesterday at the Finland Helsinki City Art Museum´s "Tennispalatsi" art gallery. The exhibition is open until Jan. 2nd, 2001. Se the Art Museum pages.
October 27: Mick Jagger lands movie role
Friday's edition of Hollywood trade paper Daily Variety reports Mick Jagger will play an escort agency owner in "The Man from Elysian Fields," a drama starring Julianna Margulies, Andy Garcia and Jason Robards. Shooting is set to begin soon. Garcia plays a novelist whose failure to pay his bills strains relations with his wife (Margulies) and leads him to work at an escort service (run by Jagger). He then becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer (Robards).
October 25: Mick and Elisabeth Jagger with U2
In an interview regarding the soon to be released new U2 album "All That You Can't Leave Behind", U2 guitarist the Edge told Reuters that Mick Jagger and his daughter Elisabeth did actually perform on an early take of the ballad "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of". The song "took another direction" in later takes, and the Jaggers are not on the release version, but U2 did actually send a special CD with the "Jagger takes" to Mick, as saying thanks for the inspiration. See details in the Wall of Sound pages. PS. Elisabeth Jagger did also back-up vocals during the Rolling Stones European tour 1999, during the shows at Wembley-1, Wembley-2 and Cologne.
October 15: Rare 1964 studio photos in Record Collector
The UK magazine Record Collector is having a 10 pages story with many rare black&white photos, from the Rolling Stones recording sessions at Regent Sound Studio 1964. The photos were made for The Rolling Stones Book (monthlies), including Ian Stewart unloading equipment, and Charlie arriving at Denmark Street (RS Book no. 4 Sept 10th 1964).
October 14: Tell Me - new IORR talk forum
Tell Me is a place on the IORR site where Stones fans can talk, just like the IORR Trade pages is a great place to trade Stones stuff. See links on the main IORR pages.
October 11: Keith Richards in Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair - The Music Issue - has got Keith Richards on the front page. Inside there is an article about the 1975 tour in USA.
October 11: Final goodbye to Wembley Stadium on Nov. 2
Just hours before Wembley Stadium is taken down, there are plans for a last-minute charity concert, organized by Elton John. It is set to host a number of music and sport stars with close ties to the Stadium. The final goodbye show is scheduled for Thursday Nov. 2, see Music 365 for details.
October 9: Goodbye to Wembley Stadium
Sad day for Stones fans (as well as soccer fans) as Wembley Stadium did it's last duty on Saturday Oct. 7, hosting the last ever event at the grand old stadium, when England played vs. Germany. Wembley Stadium is one of the places where most Rolling Stones fans have been seing their favorite band ever, as the Stones have played Wembley Stadium 12 times from 1982 up to 1999. Satisfaction for 850,000 fans, memories, big moments. Mick used to say: "Hello Wembley - It's good to be home". Now it's going down... Miss you!
October 6: The Stones At The Max in Poland
The IMAX Cinema in Warsaw, Poland will premiere the movie The Stones At The Max today, showing it every Friday and Saturday at 11pm. See the Polish IMAX pages.
October 6: Mick Taylor on tour in Europe
Mick Taylor will tour in Europe, starting next week in Germany. See the Mick Taylor tour dates in IORR.
September 27: Mick Taylor at the RnR Hall of Fame
Mick Taylor joined in with other blues artists to pay tribute to "Muddy's Mojo" last week at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, USA. Mick Taylor visited on Saturday Sept. 23rd, but the Muddy Waters trubute continued all through the week-end. See the Wall of Sound pages.
September 25: Ronnie Wood doing Jealous Guy in John Lennon celebration
Ronnie Wood participated in recordings at the Air Studios in Hampstead, UK, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the birthday of John Lennon. Ronnie did a rare vocal performance on Jealous Guy, and did also play guitar. The show will air October 9 in it's entirety as part of the John Lennon Day celebrations on UK Channel 4 Television. See details in the Gibson pages.
September 24: Stones night in Norway on Friday
The three leading Stones cover bands in Norway, Midnight Ramblers (Stavanger), Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys (Hønefoss) and Marquee Band (Kristiansand) will all play at the Hotel Caledonien, Kristiansand on Friday Sept. 29. Tickets at Fønix kino tel. 38104210. PS. The codeword "Stones" to the hotel booking will give you "Stoned" week-end rates. See the poster (big!).
September 11: Condolences to the Richards family
Keith Richard's father, Herbert Richards, died Wednesday, August 30, in Connecticut, at age 85. Our condolences goes to Keith Richards and his family. See Rolling Stone.
August 30: Stones collaborator Jack Nitzsche dead at 63
American producer/composer/arranger Jack Nitzsche, who played keyboards on such Stones songs as Play With Fire, Let's Spend the Night Together and We Love You and arranged the choir on You Can't Always Get What You Want, died of heart failure Friday Aug. 25 in Los Angeles. He was 63. Other songs he worked on includes Ride On Baby, Take It Or Leave It, Memo From Turner, Indian Girl and more. See Q Online and Reuters.
August 18: Gimme Shelter movie and DVD
The "Gimme Shelter" DVD, set for release in the U.S. and Canada on Nov. 14 via Criterion (no international release planned) features Madison Square Garden performances of Little Queenie, Carol, Stray Cat Blues, Live With Me, Prodigal Son and Sympathy for the Devil. It also shows Mick and a slightly drunk Keith mixing Little Queenie for the Ya-Ya's album. Other highlights include a commentary track from co-directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin, the old and new trailers, and rare Altamont photos.
August 18: Bill Wyman on German TV next week
Bill Wyman And The Rhythm Kings will be on a German TV special next week, Friday night August 25th, 23:45 - 00:45. See Südwest Rundfunk for broadcasting details about the "Ohne Filter" programme. PS. This is probably a broadcast of the recording made in Baden-Baden, April 26, see IORR 39, Bill Wyman facts on pages 28/29.
August 14: Charlie Watts in Poland
Charlie Watts was on Polish television on Saturday 12th, as the cameras swept through the front row of an horse auction in i Janow Podlaski, Poland. The Watts family went for two mares; Euza for $110,000 and Alejka for $100,000.
August 8: Stones songs in new Keanu Reeves movie
Three "Voodoo Lounge" tracks -- The Moon Is Up, You Got Me Rocking (twice) and Blinded By Rainbows are featured prominently in the new Keanu Reeves football comedy "The Replacements," which opens in North America on August 11.
August 4: Charlie Watts on BBC radio
There is another BBC radio 2 programme on Charlie Watts. Broadcasting date is Saturday 5th August 8PM (UK time) for 1 hour. Title: "Stone Alone - The Charlie Watts Story". See broadcasting details in the July 6 IORR news entry.
August 1: Keith Richards at Neville Brothers show
Keith Richards was sitting in a private box for a private show featuring the Neville Brothers at the "Hammerstein Ballroom" in New York City on July 13. He was happy-go-luckily offering his Marlboro Red Cigarettes to anyone, who in turn, could supply him with a light for his ciagrette.
August 1: Mick Jagger in support of Jerri Hall
Mick Jagger flew back from holiday in France yesterday afternoon to support Jerry Hall, at her West End stage debut as Mrs Robinson in The Graduate last night. See The Telegraph for the full story.
August 1: Mick Jagger producing Enigma
Mick Jagger is currently busy producing his new film Enigma, a thriller set in England during World War II. Mick has been seen frequently at the Elstree Studios, northwest London. Also, Mick is supposed to write some music for the film, which should be out some time in 2001. Asked if he will stop touring and rather work as a film producer, Mick replies: "No, I think we'll be touring the Stones again quite soon. I'm sure it will happen." See Los Angeles Times for details.
August 1: Bill Wyman August dates in UK
Bill Wyman and The Rhythm Kings are now booked into two festival appearances in UK this month. First on Sunday Aug. 20 at Ross-On-Wye, then on Friday Aug. 25 at Gosport. Details about the Gosport show: Venue: Fort Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire. Support: The Hamsters. Tickets £15. Gates Open 6pm (Bill Wyman on stage 9.30pm). Box Office Telephone (England) 023 8055 5366.
July 6: Charlie Watts on BBC radio today
The Charlie Watts programme (see July 4 news entry below) is today (Thursday) between 5.05PM and 7PM (UK time). BBC Radio 2 is on Astra 19 degrees in analogue mono (free) But better still on Astra 28 degrees in digital stereo (free). Also, most probably, you can listen to the show live on www.bbc.co.uk, and follow the radio links to Radio 2
July 4: Lisa Fischer on tour with Tina Turner
Lisa Fischer, famous backing vocalist for the Stones for two decades now, is currently on tour with Tina Turner in Europe this summer.
July 4: Great and rare Stones photos by Fernado Aceves, Mexico
Fernando Aceves has been following the Stones since 1994 in New Jersey, first for job and later for passion reasons (as always happen). Some 20 pics were taken when The Rolling Stones shot the "I Go Wild" video in an abandoned church in Mexico City 1995. The rest are from VL and BtB shows in Mexico, Montreal, New Jersey and New York. An exhibition of 43 of his great pictures opened last Thursday at the Museum of Modern Artin Mexico City. The exhibition will be open from June 30 until August 20. See samples at the Galería web site.
July 4: Charlie Watts on BBC radio this week
Charlie Watts will be a guest on the Johnnie Walker radio programme this week, on BBC Radio 2. It's on from 5 to 7 pm UK time; no date given yet. You can get it on the Astra satellite.
June 30: New Bill Wyman date in August
Bill Wyman and The Rhythm Kings are headlining the second night of The Gosport Summer Festival, Fort Brockhurst, Gosport, UK on August 25th.
June 30: Ronnie Wood in clinic
Ronnie Wood has checked into the Priory Clinic, in Roehampton, south west London, to undergo treatment for alcohol abuse. Known for always having a drink in his hand, Ronnie has been overdoing it lately. Now he wants to dry out before the Stones go out on their next world tour next year, See details in the BBC News.
June 30: Restored "Gimme Shelter" set for re-release, DVD
A newly restored 30th anniversary print of "Gimme Shelter" will be released in about 50 U.S. cities beginning August 11 in New York. It will then be issued on DVD. The film reportedly looks much better with a new 35mm negative produced from the original 16mm camera negative, while the sound was digitally restored from the original four track full-coat magnetic masters. As a bonus, it also features a deleted shot of a topless woman. A special premiere will take place in New York on August 1 at the Directors Guild Theatre. Will the Stones be there? Don't hold your breath, but anything is possible.
June 30: "Rock and Roll Circus" comes to Los Angeles
Good news for Rolling Stones fans in Los Angeles. In what is being billed as its LA theatrical premiere, "The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus" will screen on July 1 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood as part of the annual Mods and Rockers Festival. The film's director, Michael Lindsay-Hogg will attend, and take questions after the screening.
June 29: Axl Rose doing Stones songs live
Axl Rose jumped out of hiding and onto a West Hollywood club stage Thursday night June 22nd to to sing in public for the first time in seven years. He did "Dead Flowers" and "Wild Horses" with his former bandmate Gilby Clarke (one-time Guns n' Roses guitarist).
June 29: Copyright dispute on blues songs by Robert Johnson
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the Rolling Stones improperly borrowed two of their big hits - "Love in Vain" and "Stop Breakin' Down" - from legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson. The Stones' former record label, ABKCO Music Inc. are involved in the case, now returning to Los Angeles court. See details in the Reuters news report.
June 15: Andrew Loog Oldham on BBC
Andrew Loog Oldham will be on BBC News 24 digital TV channel tomorrow Friday 16th June 9.30PM. It's a half hour show entitled 'Hard Talk', and he might talk about his new book and the Rolling Stones, of course.
June 13: Bill Wyman in London
The venue of the Bill Wyman & the Rhythm Kings show in London on Sunday June 18 has changed from The Forum into the new location The Roadhouse, Covent Garden See the Sticky Fingers and Bill Wyman pages.
May 28: The Stones in tribute to Mick's mother
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood sang the gospel song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" at the funeral of Eva Jagger, Mick's mother, last Friday May 26. Some 200 mourners joined Mick, his father, Joe (88), and brother Chris in paying tribute to Eva Jagger, who died May 18 in London at age 87.
May 25: Keith Richards recording with Hubert Sumlin
Keith Richards and Eric Clapton are among the guests on the new Hubert Sumlin project Hubert Plays Muddy, recorded in Dover, New Jersey, USA. They are doing songs like "Hoochie Coochie Man", "Gypsy Woman", "I Can't Be Satisfied" and "I'm Ready". See CDNOW and The Eric Clapton Fanzine for more details.
May 22: IORR no. 39 due out in one week
The new IORR fan club magazine IORR 39 is currently in the print, and will be mailed out to old and new members by Monday May 29, arriving in your mailbox later on next week.
May 21: Condolences to the Jagger family
Mick Jagger's mother, Eva Jagger, died Thursday, May 18, in London, at age 87. Our condolences goes to Mick Jagger and his family.
May 19: Brian Jones film script
According to Hollywood trade paper Daily Variety, producer Stephen Woolley ("The Crying Game") is at the Cannes Film Festival seeking financing for a project about the last days of Brian Jones. He has a script by Rob Wade and Neil Purvis ("The World Is Not Enough").
May 15: Jagger in Linda McCartney TV movie
Mick Jagger is depicted as a possible paramour of Linda McCartney in the TV movie "The Linda McCartney Story," which airs in the United States May 21 on CBS. Jagger is played by Matthew Harrison.
May 9: Bill Wyman on Jools Holland show
Bill Wyman appeared on the Jools Holland BBC programme Later on Saturday May 6th, performing Hole In The Wall, Whiter Shade of Pale and Melody with his Rhythm Kings. See report on BBC Online.
May 5: Charlie Watts interview in Luxuria Music
See Luxuria Music for an interview with Charlie Watts. In this interview, Charlie is talking about his new album, "The Charlie Watts / Jim Keltner Project", About touring, Charlie is saying: "I just finished with being on the road for two years", having the next 2001 Stones tour in mind, it seems. About performing from this album Charlie is saying: "Maybe just a club or Carnegie Hall".
May 4: The Rolling Stones in London pub last night
The Rolling Stones were in the Half Moon Pub in Putney southwest London, UK last night (Wednesday 3rd May), for a memorial / tribute to Joe Seabrook, Keith Richards' personal assistand for the last few years. Joe died prematurely on 31 March, and this night was an event for him. It started at 6pm, and Keith Richards, arrived at 6:10pm, looking really cool in a green shirt and long black overcoat. Next to arrive was Charlie, dressed as always in an immaculate suit. Then Ronnie arrived and after much speculation, Mick Jagger appeared at about 8pm. It was a private function, closed to the public, with about 300 people in attendance. Keith and Ronnie played on stage with the hired band, playing 4 old blues /rock 'n' roll standards, but unfortunatly Mick and Charlie din't perform. More details to follow soon!
May 3: Stones tour in 2001 by TNA/SFX?
The Rolling Stones will be on tour in 2001, according to stock holder information from major American tour promoter TNA/SFX Entertainment. For more details see Canoe.
Apr. 28: Ronnie Wood Live And Eclectic CD out
The new Ronnie Wood CD Live And Eclectic was released in UK on April 3, and may be found in selected stores in UK now. Label: Burning Airlines PILOT70. A limited edition of 5,000 CD's will include a bonus CD. For more details see the IORR page Live And Eclectic. Also, the track Flying from this CD may be found on the CD coming with the UK magazine Classic Rock May issue.
Apr. 27: The Rolling Stones in German '65 film
German TV-channel ZDF is showing the 1965 black&white film Vier Schlüssel Friday night April 28 at 1:15am. About 16 minutes into the film, the Stones are seen landing at the airport in Düsseldorf, Sept 11, 1965. That same night they gave their first concert in Germany, in the city of Münster (not shown in the film).
Apr. 25: Mick and Keith on Charlie Watts solo album
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards make guest appearances on the new album from the Charlie Watts Jim Keltner Project, which is set for a May 23 U.S. release via Malibu, Calif.-based Higher Octave Music. Mick plays keyboards on the track "Tony Williams" and cowrote it with Charlie and Jim. Keith plays guitar on "The Elvin Suite" which features the singing of Stones backup singer Blondie Chaplin. Blondie cowrote the track with Charlie and Jim. The label calls the album "a daring excursion into Techno/World Beat exotica."
Apr. 18: Mick Jagger film projects
Mick Jagger is working on several film projects. One of these is the Jagger-penned movie titled Snap, featuring Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes and Ewan McGregor. See Q Magazine news for more details.
Apr. 17: Andrew Loog Oldham book due out next month
Andrew Loog Oldham will be publishing his book Stoned next month. Andrew managed the Stones from 1963 to 1967, and was a major player in shaping their career. Hopefully his memory and notes have preserved some goodies for the fans. PS. This will be the first volume of several from Andrew.
Apr. 17: Mick Jagged stars in new Flintstones film
British actor Alan Cumming plays Mick Jagged, a prehistoric rock star who provides a momentary distraction to Betty Rubble, in the film The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, which opens in the U.S. on April 28.
Apr. 13: Bill Wyman on British radio tomorrow
Bill Wyman will appear on British Radio 2 tomorrow Friday 14th, in the programme titled "Steve Wright in the afternoon".
Apr. 13: Mick Jagger to shoot film in The Netherlands
Mick Jagger is going to the Netherlands for to weeks in May, to shoot the film Enigma, starting on May 8th. Mick is also writing a song for the movie. The director of the movie is Michael Apted (James Bond - The World is Not Enough etc).
Mar. 31: Mick opens Jagger Centre in Dartford
Mick Jagger went to school yesterday, when he opened the Mick Jagger Centre at Dartford Grammar School. Mick returned to the school he left in 1961 with Jerry Hall and children James (14), Elizabeth (15) and Georgia (8), as he signed the wall: "I was back! Mick Jagger". The scool band played a version of "Brown Sugar", and Mick joked that he might return to stage a concert himself. See photos and more details in the BBC News.
Mar. 29: Beck doing No Expectations
Beck joined his support act Beth Orton on stage at Wembley Arena last Thursday night March 23rd to perform a version of No Expectations. They changed the repeat of the first verse to Take me to the airport, put me on the plane. Beck is great if you get a chance to catch the show.
Mar. 29: Ron & Rod to open private club in London
According to Q Magazine online, Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart are planning to open the new exclusive members club The Harrington Club in London later this year.
Mar. 28: Bill Wyman tour and album due next week
See the updated Bill Wyman pages for several interesting articles about Bill, his new releases etc. The album and tour is due next week.
Mar. 24: VH1 TV special on the Altamont 69 festival
VH1 in America will screen a special called "Concerts Gone Bad" on April 5. It will feature Altamont, the Who's Cincinnati show and Woodstock 1999. The Altamont segment will include exclusive interviews with writer Greil Marcus, Stones business manager Ronnie Schneider, Hells Angels chapter president Bob Roberts, the Jefferson Airplane's Marty Balin and Grace Slick, and Mick Taylor.
Mar. 14: The Mick Jagger Centre opens in Dartford
A new arts and music venue titled themickjaggercentre will be opening in Dartford, North Kent, UK on Thursday March 30th. The opening night will feature a performance of 'Rooster' by the Rambert Dance Company. The piece is a celebration of the music of The Rolling Stones and includes Little Red Rooster, Sympathy For The Devil, Not Fade Away and Lady Jane. Tickets are £15 from the box-office on (+44) 1322 291100. PS. Dartford is the home town of Mick and Keith.
Mar. 14: Bill Wyman new release in April
Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings will be releasing a new single and album titled Groovin' in April. For track listing and release dates see the Bill Wyman Groovin page. For the Bill Wyman tour dates in Europe and UK see Pollstar.
Mar. 9: New Charlie Watts record due out in May
Charlie Watts will be releasing a new solo album by May 23 (US date), refered to as "The Charlie Watts Jim Keltner Project". See article in the March 30 issue of the Rolling Stone Magazine out now in the US. The album will feature guest appearances by Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.
Mar. 9: The Mick Taylor tour
Mick Taylor has been touring the US in the past with his band, and will be back for more shows in April/May. For tour dates see the Carol Rock pages. Also, see the Coach House review.
Mar. 9: Ronnie Wood at the Brit Awards
Ronnie Wood was presenting an award at the Brit Awards 2000 in UK last week. When DJ Brandon Block interrupted the presentation, Ronnie threw his drink at him. See the BBC News and Wall of Sound for more details and photos.
Feb. 25: Britney Spears cover version of Satisfaction
Britney Spears will include a cover version of the 1965 Stones classic (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction on her next album "Oops! ... I Did It Again", due out May 16. The cover version is due to be recorded soon, and will be produced by hip-hop producer Rodney Jerkins. See more details on SonicNet.
Feb. 3: Bill Wyman on tour in Europe
Two months before Bill Wyman is doing his previously announced UK tour in June, he will be touring Gernamy, The Netherlands and Italy, starting in Roth (near Nuremburg), Germany on April 9th. For tour dates see the Bill Wyman web pages, news section.
Jan. 26: Mick Jagger trade mark
Mick Jagger is trying to copyright his own name as a trademark in the European Union, according to Wall of Sound. If he is succeeding, then it will be too bad for the UK T-shirt bootleggers, because the unofficial Jagger T-shirts used to be so popular during the Wembley shows in the past...
Jan. 25: Mick Jagger in Colombia
Mick Jagger is currently in Colombia, making preparations for a Che Guevara movie. See the full story in the Rolling Stone Random Notes news.
Jan. 14: Mick Taylor tour in North America
The Mick Taylor Band will be touring Norh America during the next few months. A total of 28 shows have been scheduled so far, starting in San Francisco Jan. 28, ending in Florida May 20, with a break in March/April. See the updated tour dates list by Carol Rock.
Jan. 14: Bill Wyman UK tour in June
Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings will be touring UK in June. So far they have planned for a total of 21 shows, starting in Eastbourne June 3, ending in Canterbury June 28. See the complete list of tour dates in Pollstar.
Jan. 7: Satisfaction voted best rock song ever
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction has been voted the best rock song ever by VH1. See reports in Chicago Sun-Times and USA Today. Also in the list are Brown Sugar (24), Sympathy for the Devil (26), Jumping Jack Flash (65) and Start Me Up (83). The music channel VH1 generated the list through a poll asking 700 music professionals including Bono of U2, Johnny Cash, Art Garfunkel, Bonnie Raitt and Lou Reed. The VH1 100 Greatest Songs will be presented by VH1 in broadcasts starting Monday Jan 17th.

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