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Oct. 31: Bill Wyman on BBC Radio 2 in UK
Bill Wyman is going to be a guest on the Jonathan Ross Radio show on BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning starting at 10 am. Bill is also hosting a Blues series on Wed nights starting Nov. 7, also on radio 2. BBC Radio 2 can be reached via satellite. Check out the BBC Radio 2 website for full feature.
Oct. 31: Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey on U.S. TV
There will be a two-hour TV show titled Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey on Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. CST on BRAVO in USA. The show is repeated at 11:00 p.m. CST same night, same channel. and then again on Friday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m. CST.
Oct. 31: New Stones book due out in November
In what's being billed as the first new Rolling Stones biography in nearly 20 years, "Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones" will be released in America on Nov. 6 via Broadway Books/Random House. The author is Stephen Davis, best known for the Led Zeppelin expose "Hammer of the Gods."
Oct. 30: Rolling Stones Tour 2002 confirmed again
More and more sources are now confirming the so-called 40th anniversary 2002 tour of The Rolling Stones, as they played their firs gig on July 12, 1962 at the Marquee Club in London, UK. See article in
Oct. 28: Charlie Watts in Barcelona
Charlie Watts and his Tentet will play at the club La Cova del Drac in Barcelona, Spain on Nov. 24. See the special poster made for the event (right). Also, see Pollstar for a complete list of the Charlie Watts performances in Tokyo, New York and Barcelona next month.
Oct. 28: "Being Mick" documentary on ABC network in U.S.
"Being Mick," a one-hour documentary showing behind-the-scenes footage from the making of Mick's new album will screen on the ABC network in the U.S. on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, at 10 p.m. EST/PST. Unfortunately, this is one of the lowest-rated TV nights of the year because of holiday distractions. Portions were screened during the Radio Music Awards on Friday.
Oct. 26: Mick Jagger most added at U.S. rock radio
The new Mick Jagger single God Gave Me Everything was released in the markets and on radio stations this week. In the U.S., the single was the number one most added at rock radio stations in it's first week, according to the industry trade journal Radio & Records.
Oct. 26: Mick & Keith MSG performance due out next month
No need to waste money on bootleg recordings of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards performing "Salt of the Earth" and "Miss You" at Madison Square Garden, New York last week, as there will be a double album of the MSG show due out next month. See Yahoo news.
Oct. 26: Mick Jagger interview in DotMusic
There is a great interview with Mick Jagger in Mick is talking about his new solo album Goddess in the Doorway, due out Nov. 19/20 in Europe/USA.
Oct. 24: Mick Jagger in German Rolling Stone
Mick Jagger is on the cover of the new Nov. 2001 edition of the German Rolling Stone magazine. Also, an article with interview with Mick, his new CD, his past and future and a review of his new CD (CD of the Month, 4 of 5 stars). Also, there is a review of the CD "Timeless: Hank Williams (containing the new Keith song You Win Again.)
Oct. 24: Mick Taylor on tour in Europe
Mick Taylor will be on tour in Europe during Nov/Dec this year. See the IORR Mick Taylor Europe 2001 tour dates pages for details.
Oct. 24: Mick Jagger interview in German newspaper
There is an interview of four pages with Mick Jagger in the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag - also some nice photos.
Oct. 24: Mick Jagger will NOT play Radio Music Awards on Friday
Contrary to ABC's television advertisements and press releases, Mick Jagger will not play the Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas on Friday, according to officials. He will be in Las Vegas, but the extent of his participation is unclear. Mick's publicist says he will ONLY do some radio interviews at "Megablast," an industry convention linked with the awards. People at ABC think he may pre-tape a nonperformance segment for the awards show, but they're not sure.
Oct. 23: Mick Jagger to play Radio Music Awards on Friday
Mick Jagger will perform at the 3rd annual Radio Music Awards, which take place Friday, Oct. 26 at the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. ABC will air the three-hour event live for East Coast viewers at 8 p.m., with a three-hour tape delay for West Coast viewers. Other performers include Mariah Carey, Stevie Nicks, Lenny Kravitz and Elton John.
Oct. 22: Concert for New York re-broadcast today
The Concert for New York will be re-broadcasted by German MTV tonight at 8pm local time. They say it will be complete and commercial free. Also, watch out for more re-broadcasts, and tune in your receivers, recorders and enjoy the show!
Oct. 21: Mick & Keith live in New York last night
Keith Richards was showing up with Mick Jagger on stage at the Madison Square Garden Concert for New York last night. They stole the show with a great version of Salt of the Earth - Keith and Mick on vocals of course. Then another great version of Miss You. Too bad it had a limited broadcast in Europe (German RTL TV, Dutch Radio 2) See a great picture of Mick & Keith by Beth A. Keiser.
Oct. 17: Mick Jagger cancelled for D.C. benefit show?
It seems like Mick Jagger is now cancelled for the Washington D.C. benefit show on Oct. 21. However, Mick is still on the list of performers in New York for Oct. 20. See Pollstar for details.
Oct. 17: Mick Jagger on VH1 Fashion Awards
Mick Jagger will be on the VH1 Fashion Awards, to be broadcsted on Tuesday Oct. 23 at 9:00pm EST (New York time).
Oct. 15: Bill Wyman book signing in Manchester
Bill Wyman will be signing copies of his book Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey at Waterstone's 91 Deansgate, Manchester on Wednesday Oct 17th. You may reserve signed copies by calling the music desk on 0161 837 3000, and they may even ship you the signed book.
Oct. 11: Keith Richards records public service announcement
Keith Richards is among 60 celebrities who have recorded public service announcements imploring Americans to be tolerant and not to take part in hate crimes against innocent people in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, Daily Variety reported Thursday. Other celebs include Ozzy Osbourne and actor Tim Allen. They will air on radio and in classrooms.
Oct. 9: Mick Jagger to play Washington, D.C.
Mick Jagger will play a benefit concert at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. on Sunday Oct. 21 -- one day after he performs at a similar show in New York City. Other acts scheduled for the eight-hour United We Stand concert include Michael Jackson, Aerosmith, Kiss, 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, James Brown, Rev. Al Green and Ricky Martin. Tickets go on sale Oct. 12 and are available at Ticketmaster outlets or at See Pollstar and Reuters.
Oct. 7: Ronnie Wood on UK TV last night
Ronnie Wood and his band appeared on the Lily Live! show on ITV (UK) last night. The band includes his son Jesse and two band members from Glyda plus Leah on backing vocals. They played Leaving Here - an old BIRDS number. Ronnie said they would be playing Dublin & London in early December.
Oct. 7: Bill Wyman blues book promotion in UK
Bill Wyman will be at Borders Books on Charing Cross Road, London WC2 on October 19 to promote his new book Bill Wyman's Blues Oddyssey - the book which he tributes to the people that inspired his musical career. Other UK places for Bill to visit on his promotion tour are Basingstoke, Cambridge, Nottingham and Glasgow. The official UK press launch of the book took place at Sticky Fingers Restaurant last Wednesday Oct. 3rd.
Oct. 3: "You Win Again" by Keith out in the stores now
Keith Richards performs You Win Again on an all-star tribute album to Hank Williams, which just reached record stores. Timeless (Lost Highway/Universal) also features tracks from the likes of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler, Johnny Cash and Sheryl Crow. Among the musicians on the Keith track was Blondie Chaplin. Keith produced with Rob Fraboni.
Oct. 3: Mick Jagger confirmed for MSG on Oct. 20
Mick Jagger is confirmed to participate in the Concert for New York, to be helt at Madison Square Garden, New York, on Oct. 20. Tickets will go on sale Monday Oct. 8 via Ticketmaster, with VIP tickets available through the Robin Hood Foundation. See Billboard and Live daily for details.
Oct. 3: MickJagger.Com web site available now
The new web site MickJagger.Com is up and running. The site seems to be official, in cooperation with Virgin Music, and is having a sample from the new Mick Jagger album, forums where fans can talk etc.
Sep. 29: Mick Jagger interview in Harpers & Queen
UK Magazine Harpers & Queen latest edition just out is having an exclusive interview with Mick Jagger.
Sep. 28: New York benefit with Mick Jagger?
Paul McCartney will headline a benefit show for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. The benefit show will be held Oct. 20 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The show will be broadcasted commercial free on MTV, VH1 and other stations internationally. The list of artits is not confirmed yet, but rumoured artists are Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Jon Bon Jovi, David Bowie, Billy Joel, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin and the Who. See Pollstar and Billboard for details.
Sep. 19: Mick Jagger song sample available now
Listen to a sample from the new Mick Jagger solo album, through a two minutes bit of God Gave Me Everything, as found on Beggars Banquet Music.
Sep. 18: New Ronnie Wood solo album due out Nov. 19
Ronnie Wood has signed up with SPV to release a new solo album titled Not For Beginners. The album includes 13 songs with guest artists like Scotty Moore and DJ Fontana, Bob Dylan, Ian McLagan and many more, plus Ronnie's son Jesse and his daughter Leah.
Sep. 8: Mick in movie at the Toronto Film Festival
The Man From Elysian Fields will be shown at the Toronto Film Festival on September 13th. To see photos of Mick in this movie see Ain't It Cool.
Sep. 7: Mick at MTV Video Music Awards
Mick Jagger's promotional campaign for his new album got a boost from MTV on Thursday when he made a surprise appearance at the 18th annual Music Video Awards in New York to present the night's top award, for Best Video, to Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink for their video "Lady Marmalade." Kid Rock introduced Mick. As Mick enterend the stage, they played a bit of God Gave Me Everything.
Aug. 31: Enigma UK premiere with Mick Jagger
It looks like Mick Jagger will be attending the Royal UK premiere of his movie Enigma, to be held at the Odeon Leicester Square on Sept. 24. There is also to be a regional premiere at Cineworld in the Xscape leisure complex, Milton Keynes, on Sept. 25, and general release in the UK on Sept. 28. On Sept. 9th Bletchley Park is hosting an international educational festival celebrating the breaking of the Enigma cypher.
Aug. 22: Mick Jagger plans to perform solo project live
Mick Jagger is talking to Rolling Stone about his new solo project, with great information about tracks, contributors and relations to the Stones as a group, Mick is saying he will probably do some solo shows as well. See the new IORR pages dedicated to the Mick Jagger solo project.
Aug. 21: Stones song on Al Kooper promo disc
An edited 2:31 version of "You Can't Always Get What You Want" appears on a Sony Music promo CD for an upcoming double-disc retrospective of the solo work of Al Kooper. The famed producer and sideman played french horn, piano and organ on the track. Other artists excerpted on the 37-track promo include Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, the Who and Taj Mahal.
Aug. 20: New Mick Jagger album out Nov. 6
The new Mick Jagger solo album is called "Goddess in the Doorway", and will be released on Nov. 6 through a new contract with Virgin Records. Mick's last solo album, "Wandering Spirit", was released by Atlantic Records in 1993. It debuted at No. 11 on the U.S. pop album charts and was certified gold for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. His previous two solo efforts were "She's The Boss" in 1985 and "Primitive Cool" in 1987. See the Reuters report for details.
Aug. 9: Keith Richards in Book Magazine
Book Magazine (USA) July/August edition has got a two-page spread on Keith's library at his Connecticut home. Keith likes books on military history, esp. WWII and Hitler, contemporary spy thrillers, and classics of Western literature. Recently he's read books by James Michener, Dostoevsky, Dashiell Hammett, and Raymond Chandler. Keith: "I read everything. It's about the same as what do I listen to. I listen to Mozart and I listen to AC/DC." Get Book Magazine at a book store in the U.S.!
Aug. 6: Mick Jagger solo record details
Bono (U2) has been adding vocals to one of the Mick Jagger solo album tracks. Joe Perry (Aerosmith) plays guitar on various tracks, and Wyclef Jean hs produced one track. Rob Thomas (Matchbox Twenty) sang and co-wrote several songs. Other artists involved in the new Jagger solo album are Lenny Kravitz, Pete Townshend and Marti Frederiksen. See VH1 Daily News for more details.
Aug. 1: Mick Jagger solo record on Virgin
Mick Jagger has signed a contract with Virgin Records for his new solo record, due out in November.
July 31: Sure there will be a Stones tour next year!
Rumours from London and New York tabloid press lately have told the Stones will not tour next year due to poor concert business lately. These false rumours have been laid dead by Michael Cohl, who is saying the next Stones tour will be a great success, and also by Mick Jagger, who in another cricket game broadcast recently in UK did confirm the Stones will tour next year.
July 30: Mick Taylor on new Carla Olson release
Regular Mick Taylor collaborator Carla Olson has a new album out on Evangeline Recorded Works (UK). The album is called The Ring Of Truth and Mick is featured on 9 of the 12 tracks including an amazing 12 minute version of the Stones song "Winter."
July 19: Chuck Leavell book signing in Atlanta
Chuck Leavell signs "Forever Green: The History and Hope of the American Forest" at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at Chapter 11 bookstore at Peachtree Battle shopping center (2345 Peachtree Road, 404-237-7199). Also, he'll sign books 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Media Play in Smyrna (2540 Cumberland Blvd., 770-333-1822).
July 16: Bill Wyman plans U.S. promo for new book
Bill Wyman will visit five U.S. cities in August/September to promote his new book, "Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey" (DK Publishing), which he co-authored with Richard Havers. The lavish blues history, which features maps and photographs from his personal collection, is dedicated to "Brian, the only cat who got it, and Stu, who loved them." Bill will be in Memphis, Aug.24-26; Oxford, MS, Aug. 27; Washington DC, Aug. 28; Philadelphia, Aug. 29; New York, Aug. 30-Sept. 8. Meanwhile, the 2 Wyman albums, "Double Bill" and "Groovin'" were finally released in the U.S. on June 26 via Koch Records.
July 16: Ronnie Wood with Bob Dylan last night
Ronnie Wood was playing at the Bob Dylan show in Kilkenny last night. Ronnie played on almost every song, see the Bob Dylan Expecting Rain pages.
July 13: Charlie Watts dates confirmed for Tokyo and New York
Charlie Watts and his Tentet will play six nights in Tokyo, Japan starting Mon. Oct 29, then six nights in New York City, NY, USA starting Tue. Nov. 6. The Blue Note Jazz Clubs are hosting in both cities. See Pollstar for the schedule.
July 10: Mick Jagger confirming Stones work next year
Mick Jagger appeared on Channel 4 Cricket in UK on Saturday July 7, and in a short interview he confirmed that his new solo album would be out by October. Also, Mick is confirming the Stones will start working together next year: "It's two years since we played Wembley, so it's about time we did something!" See comment in the Rocks Off Message Board.
July 9: Keith Richards on Hank Williams tribute album
Keith Richards is among the artists on a tribute album to cover Hank Williams songs. The album is titled "Timeless, and will be out in September. Keith is doing the track "You Win Again". Other artists are Beck, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Mark Knopfler Bob Dylan and Sheryl Crow. See Sonicnet for details.
June 29: Charlie Watts at the Blue Note in New York
Unconfirmed information is telling that Charlie Watts might bring his Tentet to the Blue Note in New York City, NY, USA for the week of November 4. Also, Charlie might show up in Tokyo, Japan with his Tentet for a few shows.
June 28: Mick Jagger solo recording news
Mick Jagger has been working on a new solo album lately, with help from Rob Thomas, Lenny Kravitz, Missy Elliott, Pete Townshend and others. Work has been done in studios in Los Angeles, New York and London. The new solo album should be out in the fall, before all of the Stones go into studio late this year, to record the new Stones album to back their 2002/2003 world tour. See for more details.
June 26: Ronnie Wood interview in Hello! magazine
UK Hello! magazine no. 666 is featuring 7 pages Ronnie Wood interview and pictures, done in Kenya, as Ronnie is checking out the results of his wildlife protection works. Ronnie is talking about the Stones and himself, an interesting interview indeed. You will need to get the printed magazine, as their web is limited. IORR 42 might bring an excerpt...
June 22: John Lee Hooker dies at 83
Blues legend John Lee Hooker, who has both influenced and performed on stage with The Rolling Stones, died Thursday at the age of 83. Hooker never stopped performing, and died in his sleep of natural causes at his Los Altos home near San Francisco. See the Reuters report in Yahoo news.
June 15: Keith and Ronnie visiting Charlie in Soho
Charlie did another show at Ronnie Scott's in Soho, London last night, and during his band presentations, the well known voice of Ronnie could be heard. So what was more natural for Charlie than saying: "On vocals Mr. Keith Richards and Mr. Ronnie Wood", as they were both in the audience.
June 14: Charlie Watts broadcast and guests
Charlie has been doing 9 great shows with his Tentet at Ronnie Scott's in London. Bill Wyman visited on Thursday 7th, and Mick Jagger came on Tuesday 12th (see The show on the 12th is available through BBC Radio 3, also see some great photos. Still 3 shows to go, seats sold out, but standing at the bar is still possible.
June 14: Mick Taylor at Royal Albert Hall
Mick Taylor will be appearing on the bill at a benefit show to be held in London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Sunday June 24th. Other artists at the Boletta Ryan Benefit Concert are Bonnie Tyler, Man, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, Arthur Brown, The Moody/Marsden Band, Andy Fairweather-Low and John Otway.
June 6: Charlie and Bill in London
First Charlie went to see the first half of Bill's show at The Roadhouse in London on Monday 4th. Then Charlie did two sets on his own at Ronnie Scott's with his tentet. Charlie and Bill live in UK these days - enjoy the shows - reviews to follow.
June 3: Charlie Watts interview with The Evening Standard
Charlie Watts is ready for playing at Ronnie Scott's in London tomorrow, and The Evening Standard (UK, June 1) is bringing an interesting interview. About the club gigs, Charlie says: "At the time that I accepted, I didn't know that The Stones would be going on the road next year". Also, he says all of the Stones are in Londom, and that he might leave their names on the door.
May 31: Bill Wyman and guests in Montreux
According to the Montreux Jazz Festival organizers, Bill Wyman & the Rhythm Kings will play on July 7 among other guests including Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and Brian May. Bill is replacing Jerry Lee Lewis. See the IORR Bill Wyman tour pages.
May 24: Albert Maysles at "Gimme Shelter" screening
"Gimme Shelter" co-director Albert Maysles will discuss the film during a screening at the third annual Provincetown (Massachusetts) Film Festival, which runs June 13-17.
May 16: Bill Wyman news, Gary Brooker on own tour
Gary Brooker is doing his own shows with Procol Harum on various locations, and is being replaced by Mike Sanchez on tour at some selected Rhythm Kings shows. See the May 15 link to the Cologne review in the IORR Bill Wyman tour pages for more Bill Wyman tour news.
May 16: Mick, Keith solo projects
Unconfirmed rumours are telling that Mick and Keith are now working on their own solo projects, recording in USA. One of Keith's projects is said to be with Bobby Keys, who just left the Carl Carlton shows in Germany to join Keith in New York.
May 16: Charlie Watts at Ronnie Scott's London
If you are planning to see Charlie Watts and his Tentet at the Ronnie Scott's club in London, UK next month then make sure you have a ticket reservation now, by sending an e-mail to Ronnie Scott's, or by calling Ronnie Scott's box office in UK at 020 7439 0747 (11am to 6pm Mon/Fri, 12.30pm to 6.30pm Sat). Charlie is playing all nights except Sunday from June 4 to 16. June 8, 9 and 16 are already fully booked for seats, but you can come along on the night and queue for standing room.
May 15: Bill Wyman broadcast in Zagreb
There will be a web broadcast of the Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings concert in Zagreb, Croatia on Saturday May 19. See Hinet for details. Also, see the IORR Bill Wyman tour pages for reviews (click on date of show).
May 10: Bobby Keys and Ian Mclaghan live
On Sunday April 29 Carl Carlton and the Songdogs, featuring Bobby Keys and Ian Maclagan, performed at the Villa Berg, a small German club owned by the radiostation SWR, The set list included Breathe on Me and I Can Feel The Fire by Ronnie Wood. As last encore they played a great version of Around and Around with Bobby on the sax. The show will be broadcasted on SDR 1, Sunday June 4 at 9pm.
May 7: Keith Richards with Sheryl Crow in New York
Keith did a guest spot with Sheryl Crow in the New York club Shine last week, Monday April 30. Other guests were Kid Rock and Stevie Nicks. The concert was for a small celebrity crowd of 400 people, while recording a new Sheryl Crow album in New York. See reports in Yahoo and Beggars Banquet.
May 3: Bill Wyman tour update and Cheltenham report
See an update regarding the Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings tour opening in Cheltenham last night. Also, see updates on new tour dates in Spain, USA, France, Denmark etc. in the Bill Wyman 2001 tour pages.
April 27: Keith Richards at Knicks game
Keith Richars came to see The New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden last night. The Knicks looked as if they might not win another game this April, against the Raptors or anyone else. Playing before one of the Glimmer Twins, the Knicks were embarrassed on their home floor, 94-74, in their worst playoff loss in seven years.
April 26: Beverly Hills with Stones re-broadcast in Germany
The Beverly Hills, 90210 "Stones Fieber" (Stones Fever) episode, centered around a Stones show at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA, during the 1994 Voodoo Lounge tour will re-broadcast on German TV channel Super RTL (a.k.a. SRTL) this Saturday, April 28 at 21:10 - 21:55.
April 25: Bobby Keys and Ian McLagan on tour in Germany
Bobby Keys and Ian McLagan will tour Germany with Carl Carlton & The Sounddogs. They started the rehearsals this week in the Jovel studio in M�nster, Gernamy. See the Carl Carlton pages for tour and album details.
April 24: IORR magazine no. 41 is out
The fan club magazine It's Only Rock'n Roll No. 41 was mailed out on April 7, and should have reached all IORR members and subscribers by now. The magazine is featuring rare photos, news, reports, collector's information, and an exclusive IORR interview with Bill Wyman.
March 30: Ronnie Wood on BBC 1 Saturday night
Ronnie Wood will appear on the Parkinson show on BBC 1, UK tomorrow, Saturday night March 31st. The show was taped yesterday, and one of the guests was Rod Stewart. Early in the show, he sang 'Maggie Mae', accompanied by a band with Ronnie as lead guitarist.
March 30: Charlie Watts at Ronnie Scotts club in June
Charlie Watts and his Tentet are scheduled to perform at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club in London, UK, June 4-16.
March 20: "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" on "Blow" CD soundtrack
"Can't You Hear Me Knocking" is one of the songs featured on the CD soundtrack for the Johnny Depp film "Blow," which Virgin will release in the United States on March 27. Ronnie Wood also appears on the CD via the 1973 Faces track "Glad and Sorry". See Virgin Records - Blow
March 19: The Faces reunion with Ronnie Wood
Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart are planning to do a reunion of The Faces. Plans are not final, but the plan is to do one reunion album, titled "You sing, I''ll Strum", and one charity show. See details in Q4Music.
March 19: Keith and Charlie in TV series The Sopranos?
According to British tabloid paper The SUN, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts will appear in the TV series The Sopranos. See report in Q4Music. PS. HBO is denied this SUN report. It's not true, they say.
March 19: Mick, Keith & John Phillips LP set for May release
"Pay Pack and Follow," an album of tracks that late Mamas and Papas leader John Phillips recorded over several years in the 1970s with Mick, Keith and Mick Taylor, will be released in May via U.K.-based Eagle Records, according to Phillips friend and producer Harvey Goldberg. (Phillips died of heart failure on March 18)
March 13: Keith at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction
Keith Richards will induct old pal Johnnie Johnson into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony in New York on March 19. VH1 is scheduled to broadcast the event in the U.S. on March 21. A long-time advocate of Johnson's generally unheralded contributions to rock 'n' roll as piano player for Chuck Berry, Keith recently contributed a foreword to a new edition of Johnson's biography "Father of Rock & Roll."
March 8: Keith Richards at the Beacon Theatre
Keith Richards performed at the Beacon Theatre, New York Rainforest Alliance benefit concert Tuesday March 6. See details about the Beacon Theatre show in Beggars Banquet and Reuters photos.
March 3: Keith Richards performing in New York on March 6
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones), Levon Helm (The Band), Dr. John, Keb' Mo', Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, BR5-49, Kim Wilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds) and other special guests are scheduled to perform at the Rainforest Alliance's Smart Sounds: Music for the Planet IV event at New York's Beacon Theater on March 6, according to a press release.
Feb. 23: Charlie Watts radio re-broadcast
If you missed the Charlie Watts BBC radio broadcast yesterday, there will be a re-broadcast on Friday 2nd March at 9AM UK time. Satellite details: (1) in analogue on 19.2E 11553H 7.56 (mono) (2) and digital at 28.2E 11798H at 2 positions BBC4 FM and BBC4 LW (mono?).
Feb. 23: Sheryl Crow collaborating with Keith Richards
Sheryl Crow is planning to collaborate with Keith Richards for her next album. Keith has played several untitled and unfinished songs he has written recently to Sheryl, and Sheryl wants some of this to show up on her next album. See the Reuters/Variety news release, also with an update on Rodney Jerkins, Mick Jagger and Rolling Stones recording plans in general.
Feb. 23: Charlie Watts on BBC radio
Charlie Watts will be the castaway on 'Desert Island Discs' on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday February 25 at 11.15 am.
Feb. 23: Ned Kelly on German TV
The movie "Ned Kelly" featuring Mick Jagger will be shown on German TV tomorrow Saturday Feb 24 late night at 00:45 hours, Channel MDR, commercial free broadcast. German title: "Kelly der Bandit".
Feb. 15: Charlie Watts at The 100 Club last night
Charlie Watts performed at The 100 Club in London, UK last night, at a benefit evening for Paul Rutherford. Charlie arrived about 10.25 pm, went to the bar, listening to jazz and signing autographs, and went on stage at 11:10 with Dave Green (Double Bass), Harry Beckett (Trumpet), Brian Lemon (piano), Paul Rutherford (trombone), playing for an hour.
Feb. 15: "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" in Johnny Depp film
"Can't You Hear Me Knocking" plays over the opening credits for "Blow," a "GoodFellas"-like drugs saga starring Johnny Depp. The film opens in North America on April 6.
Feb. 8: Mick Jagger at U2 club gig in London
Mick Jagger was among a stack of A-list celebrities at U2's low-key 2,000 seat show at London's Astoria venue last night (Feb. 7). See report on Music365.
Feb. 8: Bill Wyman on TV in Italy
Bill Wyman is expected to be one of the musical guests in the following Saturday night show on Italian TV: "STASERA PAGO IO" 10 Feb 2001 20:40h Channel RAI 1 (a.k.a. RAIUNO).
Feb. 5: Mick Jagger at private Black Crowes concert
Mick Jagger was among the celebs at a private Black Crowes concert in downtown Manhattan Saturday night (Feb 3), held to celebrate completion of their new Don Was-produced record. Also on hand: Goldie Hawn, radio DJ Howard Stern, Moby, Richard Branson, Peter Frampton, Liv Tyler, Liev Schreiber, and Was.
Jan. 26: Mick Jagger denies Fatboy cooperation
The news about Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) being hired to remix tracks on the next Stones album has been denied by Mick Jagger, who on the other hand is confirming his current work on a new solo album. See Q4music.
Jan. 24: The Stones/John Phillips sessions may be released
The February edition of Mojo gives a report on the legendary Stones/John Phillips 1977 sessions which were recently unearthed. John Phillips, the former lead singer of the Mamas and the Papas, recently stumbled across the master tapes in his garage of an album he made with the Stones. The as yet untitled album is to be released in the spring. Both parties apparently would prefer that some tracks were not released.
Jan. 24: Mick Jagger at the The Sundance Film Festival
Mick Jagger was at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (home of the 2002 Winter Olympics) for the opening of his new movie Enigma. See Yahoo News.
Jan. 24: Next Stones album with Fatboy and Rodney Jerkins
Rodney Jerkins will be producing the next Rolling Stones album. Famous for his Darkchild brand name and production talents, musician, songwriter and producer Rodney Jerkins, at age 21, has been working with stars such as Mary J Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston, Brandy and lots more. Also, Norman Cook will work on a couple of tracks, to apply his Fatboy Slim sound skills. See news covers in Q Music, People News and Expressen.
Jan. 19: Stones Week-end in Paris, France Feb. 23-25
There will be a Stones Week-end at La Cite de la Musique, Paris, France on Feb. 23-25. There will be movies, including "Ned Kelly", "Les Abattoirs", "The Stones In The Park", "One Plus One", "Gimme Shelter", "Ladies And Gentlemen", "Let's Spend The Night Together" and "Terrifying", and Bill Wyman will guest on Saturday (Feb 24). See more info in Cité de la Musique and Le Club Des Stones.
Jan. 18: More Bill Wyman tour info
Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings will play Oslo Konserthus, Norway on May 7. For more updates regarding the Bill Wyman tour please check the Bill Wyman tour 2001 pages, also for box office phone numbers and changes/updates.
Jan. 16: Bill Wyman Summer tour in UK
Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings will be touring UK this summer, starting in Reading on May 23, and ending up in Manchester on July 4. For more details and links see the IORR Bill Wyman 2001 pages.
Jan. 11: Bill Wyman to play Stavanger, Norway in May
Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings will perform in Stavanger Konserthus (Bjergsted), Norway on Sunday May 6th. See Stavanger Aftenblad.
Jan. 2: Mick Taylor studio recording in Loessnitz
During the European Tour Mick Taylor went into studio to record the two songs Song For Marlise and Train Station Blues. The recording were done in Germany on Oct. 30 in Loessnitz near Chemnitz. See photos and more in the Powertechnik web site.
Jan. 1: CS Blues film in Essen, Germany
The rare film CS Blues featuring 1972 live, rehearsals and more will be shown once on Sunday January 14 at 18:30 hours in Essen, Germany, at the Cinema in R�ttenscheider Stra�e 2, Phone 0201 275555. The director Robert Frank is expected to show up as well, as there is currently an exhibition showing his work at the Museum Folkwang, titled "Hold Still - Keep Going".

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