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Goddess in the Doorway
News about the Mick Jagger solo project!
The Rolling Stones 2002-2003 World Tour
News about the 40th anniversary tour!

July 19: Sad day in Toronto
Reports from the Stones rehearsals in Toronto are telling about the tragic death of the guitar technician Royden "Chuch" Magee, suffering a fatal heart attack during rehearsals last night. Chuch has been working with Ronnie Wood and The Rolling Stones for 30 years, as a sound engineer on works like the album "I've Got My Own Album To Do" (1974), then on Rolling Stones tours, and the recent shows of Ronnie in Dublin and London last year. Also, Chuch was with Charlie on his tour with the Tentet to Japan and USA last year. See the official Rolling Stones news and the Toronto Sun article on Canoe Jam.
July 19: Rehearsals in Toronto at Crescent School
The Rolling Stones are currently rehearsing at the Crescent School in Toronto. See report in the Toronto Sun, and the Rolling Stones reference page in Jam!
July 19: New album to be called "40 Licks"?
Recent rumours are telling that the title of the new Rolling Stones 2CD album will be "40 Licks", featuring 38 old and two new songs, the new single "Don't Know How to Stop" and Keith's country ballad "Where Can I Meet You?"
July 19: Mick & Keith on "The Simpsons"
Mick and Keith will star in the season premiere of "The Simpsons," which will air on Sunday Nov. 10 in the United States. Their episode, titled "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation," will also feature Tom Petty, Brian Setzer, Lenny Kravitz and Elvis Costello.
July 17: The Rolling Stones in Toronto
The Rolling Stones are now in Toronto, to start rehearsals for their upcoming World Tour. See Toronto's Pulse24.com and Canoe Jam.
July 16: The Rolling Stones Story on BBC2 tonight
UK radio BBC 2 will broadcast The Rolling Stones Story tonight at 8.30PM - 9.30PM. Available across Europe at 28.2 deg East+.
July 12: Stones days all over the world
Today Stones fans are celebrating 40 years of The Rolling Stones all over the world. See a list of some of the events, and check your local events for celebrations. Happy celebration!
July 12: Vienna world premiere on RS feature today
The Dolezal-Rossacher Production "Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones" will be shown as world premier in Vienna, Austria at the Summer Stage (outside location) on Friday July 12 at 20:30.
July 12: IORR magazine no. 44 out now
The new It's Only Rock'n Roll magazine no. 44 was mailed out last week, and should have arrived to all members and subscribers by now.
July 12: The Rolling Stones moving into Toronto
The Rolling Stones will meet up in Toronto this week-end, staring rehearsals for the upcoming world tour. The rehearsals are expected to move into the Fleet Center of Boston one week before the tour start.
July 12: The Rolling Stones 40 years today
Today it is 40 years since The Rolling Stones performed live for the first time on stage at the Marquee Club in London. See the Rolling Stones story for details.
July 11: Iceland celebrating the Stones tonight
This evening there will be a tribute concert in Restaurant NASA in Reykjavik to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rolling Stones. The Ivy Legue of Icelandic rockers will be performing the early Stones songs among them Runar Juliusson from Hljomar, Ottar Hauksson of Pops and Bjorgvin Halldorsson one of the most popular Icelandic singers.
July 2: New Stones book by Bill Wyman
Bill Wyman will publish his new book Rolling With The Stones through Dorling Kindersley in the UK on October 21st. It has 14 chapters and runs to over 500 pages.
July 2: Stones festival in Norway July 12-13
The 40th anniversary of the Rolling Stones will be celebrated in Oslo, Norway on June 12 and 13 at Smuget. The cover bands "Sticky Fingers", "Little Boy Blue and The Blue Boys", "Wazoo" and "Midnight Ramblers" will perform live, and Stones live videos will be shown during the breaks.
July 2: The Decca Years photo exhibition in London
There will be a photo exhibition called "The Decca Years" at the Atlas Gallery, 49 Dorset Street, London running from Sept. 3 to Oct. 11, 2002. It will feature press photos, album cover shots and lots of photo outtakes. Photographers to be represented will be Gered Mankowitz, Michael Cooper, Ethan Russel, Peter Webb, Nicky Wright (first album sleeve), Jerry Schatzberg and Michael Joseph (Beggars Banquet).
July 2: ICE Magazine on Super Audio Stones
ICE Magazine is running a great and detailed story on the works of the ABKCO re-releases due out next month. Check the ICE Magazine web for details and getting a sampple, and also make sure to check their Daily News Flashes for more Stones collector news!
July 1: Stones photo exhibition in Washington DC
The photo exhibition The Rolling Stones: 40 X 20 opens Sept. 20 and continues through Oct. 26, 2002 at the Govinda Gallery in Washinton DC. It includes Gus Coral's photographs of the Stones' first tour of England, Gered Mankowitz's Between the Buttons photographs, Michael Cooper's Satanic Majesties era images, Michael Joseph's Beggar's Banquet session, and Dominique Tarle's photographs of their work in the south of France recording Exile on Main Street. Along with Fernando Aceves, William Coupon, Barry Feinstein, Claude Gassian, Bob Gruen, Art Kane, Eddie Kramer, Chris Makos, Jan Olofsson, Michael Putland, Ethan Russell, Mark Seliger, Dick Waterman, and Baron Wolman. See Govinda Gallery, 1227 Thirty Fourth Street NW, Washington DC, USA.
July 1: Stones documentary on German TV
The Dolezal-Rossacher Production Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones will be broadcasted by German TV channel ARTE on Sunday July 14th at 20:40 - 23:15.
June 30: New album and tour titled War Horses
Unconfirmed rumours from Virgin and ABKCO are saying the combined new 3CD album of old and new songs will be titled War Horses, also the name of the tour. The album is due out in Aug/Sept, and there should be two new tracks: Don't Know How To Stop and Where Can I Meet You, a ballad by Keith.
June 28: John Entwistle R.I.P.
The Who's John Entwistle was found dead in his room at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, USA last night. The Who was supposed to open their summer tour in Las Vegas today. See details on CNN.com.
June 18: Wild Horses by Garbage
Garbage will have a cover version of the 1971 Stones song Wild Horses on their new single "Shut Your Mouth", due out in July.
June 18: Miss You remix by Dr. Dre
The 1978 Rolling Stones classic "Miss You" will be featured in a 2002 remix by hip-hop legend Dr. Dre, on the soundtrack of Auston Powers in Goldmember, released by Maverick Records on July 16.
June 18: Hartford and Tacoma shows confirmed
The optional show in Washinton D.C. on Oct. 5 has been replaced with a new show in Hartford on that date, and the Tacoma show on Nov. 6 is now confirmed finally. See the 2002 tour dates.
June 10: The Pretenders and No Doubt confirmed as support acts
The Pretenders will be the support act for the tour start, at stadium and arena shows in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and New York/New Jersey Sept. 2002, while No Doubt will support in Detroit, Toronta and Atlanta Oct. 2002. Other support acts are said to be Sheryl Crow, Buddy Guy, and Jonny Lang. See LAUNCH.com.
June 9: Sir Mick
Mick Jagger is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain for his services to music, according to UK Sunday newspapers. Mick Jagger is supposed to be given the title Sir Mick in the queen's birthday honors next weekend, according to The Sunday Times. The official comment is: "We never discuss honors until they are actually awarded". See reports by Reuters and AP
June 4: Watch out for The Blimp!
The Blimp has been touring across the United States since the press conference on May 7. On Saturday June 1st it was observed close to Dayton, Ohio, and it will probably continue it's way across the States, promoting the 2002 Tour.
May 30: ABKCO Records releases in USA for Aug. 20
Finally it seems like we will be getting the complete set of London and Decca record releases out on CD, as ABKCO Records are announcing they will release 22 Rolling Stones titles on the new CD format SACD in USA on Aug. 20. Even if this is a release intended for the US market, we should expect the other markets to be covered as well, as the Stones tour move on next year. See Billboard for details.
May 29: Rolling Stones concert travel offers
If you are looking for tickets and travel offers to the Rolling Stones shows in USA please check out the new IORR pages with Rolling Stones concert travel offers.
May 29: Being Mick out on DVD
The "Being Mick" documentary Mick Jagger broadcast is now out on DVD in USA. See Lions Gate Films.
May 23: Stones concert travel packages available soon
Knowing the U.S. ticket situation has been hard for European Stones fans, the IORR fan club has been working with the official Stones travel contacts to build travel packages including tickets to shows. There will be packages for Boston (including FleetCenter), New York (including MSG), Las Vegas (MGM) and more. There will also be offers for U.S. fans. Theater/club tickets will not be available, however. Details will show up here within few days, Tuesday at the latest.
May 22: Mick and Keith at Queen's gala
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will attend a gala at London's Royal Academy of Arts on Wednesday evening, where the Queen will celebrate the Golden Jubilee. See BBC news.
May 22: The Rolling Stones in Paris
The Rolling Stones have been observed in Paris last week, as they have been working on tracks for the new 2CD, to be released this fall. The 2CD will include old classics as well as few new songs, as confirmed at the Press Conference on May 7th.
May 22: How to get Stones tickets
It seems like all tickets for some U.S. shows are totally sold out, but the fact is people have been buying up for friends and family, plus some to make a nice profit. Please be patient, don't waste your money on the scalpers market. Check out Ticketmaster daily for extra tickets, and use the IORR Ticket Trade pages for fair trades. Also, see more rumoured and confirmed shows in the IORR Tour Dates pages. There will be more shows, and tickets will circulate at face value on show day, most probably (except theatre shows, where picture id is required).
May 13: Shows added in Boston and San Francisco
The tour start is now Sept. 3rd in Boston, as a new show is added on that date for the Fleetcenter, and another show is added for San Francisco Pacific Bell Park on Nov. 9. See the updated Tour Dates.
May 11: Stones fan party in Holland today
There is a great Stones fan party today in Centrum de Stolp, Stolpwijk (near Gouda) in Holland. Party time 18:00 to midnight. Dutch bands like Q65 and Golden Earing, with new name for tonight "Flight 505". They will play Stones songs all night. For details contact Gerrie Schouten tel. 0031-182-510903.
May 9: Andrew Loog Oldham to address NXNE conference in Canada
Former Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham will deliver the keynote address at the annual NXNE (North By Northeast) Music Festival and Conference in Toronto on June 7. The next installment of Oldham's memoirs, "2Stoned," is due out in October.
May 8: Press conference details
See the details from the Rolling Stones press conference last night on the special IORR press conference report.
May 7: The Rolling Stones tour start in Boston
The Rolling Stones arrived into their press conference at New York's Van Cortland Park in a RS-yellow blimp, i.e. a Zeppeliner-type air ballon, with a large red Stones tongue, shortly before 2pm this afternoon. Great tour plans for 2002 and 2003 were presented, and Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie all were just great. A complete report with pictures will be available here soon. In the mean time, enjoy the official tour dates on the IORR World Tour pages, and check out the official sponsor SamGoody.com for how to get tickets before they go on sale in public. Finally, do also check out the official Stones site RollingStones.com for the new and exciting official fan club.
May 7: Tour announcement today
The Rolling Stones World Tour 2002 - 2003 will be announced today in a press conference in New York's Van Cortland Park. There will be stadium, arena and theatre shows, with different set lists for each venue type. See Billboard for details.
May 3: Arena, stadium and club shows
The Rolling Stones will play mainly arena shows in the Norh American tour 2002/2003, but there will also be club/theatre shows, plus some stadium shows. See the new designs for the tour at the Stonesworld.com test page, while waiting for the real Stonesworld.com, and if you can't wait until the press conference on Tuesday, see what might happen in Beggars Banquet.
May 2: Tour announcement on Tuesday May 7
The Rolling Stones will make their official tour announcement at a press conference in New York City on Tuesday May 7. It will be a great press conference as allways, and then all tour details will be announced, including the tour list, ticket sales etc. Once it is official, all the details will be available for you here!
April 28: Tour announcement
The Rolling Stones are expected to announce their new world tour during the next two weeks in New York City, probably on Tuesday May 7.
April 28: Mick Taylor guest playing with the Stones?
Mick Taylor might show up as a guest artist with the Stones during their upcoming tour, according to sources being in contact with Mick Taylor. It is unclear how many shows he might attend.
April 16: Keith Richards in Willie Nelson tribute show
Keith Richards, Ryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Emmilou Harris were amongst the stars who took part in a tribute to Willie Nelson in Naashville on Sunday April 14. Billed as 'Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars', the show at the Ryman Auditorium was recorded for a television special due to be aired May 27 on the USA Network. The show's highlight saw Richards, Adams, Hank Williams III and Nelson himself take to the stage in front of four mics and play the Rolling Stones classic 'Dead Flowers'. The quartet called themselves the Lost Highwaymen, a nod to Nelson's membership in the legendary Highwaymen - his occasional band which featured Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings. Also, Keith did "The Worst" with Sheryl Crow, plus a country song. See Yahoo.
April 14: Michael Cohl in Canadian Music Hall Of Fame
Michael Cohl, the Toronto-based tour promoter who has kept the Stones on the road for the past tours, was inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame last night. See Canoe for details. About the tour, he says "It's not a done deal. If it was a done deal we'd announce it. I'm hopeful". According to strong rumours, the tour will be announced within few weeks.
April 14: Switzerland celebrating the Stones today
Thirtyfive years ago today, on April 14, 1967, the Rolling Stones played their notorious gig at the Hallenstadium in Zurich, Switzerland, where fans turned the venue into a batting-field. The Zürich paper Neue Zürcher Zeitung is publishing an interesting and detailed article by Stones fan and expert Felix Aeppli to celecrate this as well as the 40th anniversary of the Stones.
April 14: Mick Taulor on tour with Todd Sharpville
Mick Taylor will be guest playing with Todd Sharpville during April/May in Germany, The Netherlands and Norway. See the Todd Sharpville and MickTaylor.com web pages.
April 14: Bill Wyman on tour 2002
Bill Wyman & the Rhythm Kings will tour this year as well. A number of shows are scheduled for UK, Italy and Spain. See the Bill Wyman web pages for details.
April 5: Mick and Keith in studio with Peter Wolf
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are among the guest musicians on the new solo album Sleepless by former J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf. Keith joined in on Too Close Together, while Mick is singing on Nothing but the Wheel. The recordings were done in New York City, and the album should be out by August. See Rolling Stone.
April 4: The 2002 tour to open in Boston?
The rumour about Philadelpia being the city of the tour start might be wrong, as the city of Boston is now said, unofficially of course, to be a probable city for the tour start. Also, there are rumours about a show at the new Ford Field in Detroit in October. See the 2002 tour pages.
March 15: IORR no. 43 out now
The new It's Only Rock'n Roll fan club magazine IORR 43 is out now, and should have arrived this week to all IORR members and subscribers.
March 2: Concert for New York on DVD
The Concert For New York City featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will be out as a region 2 DVD release in UK on March 18th, as a 2DVD at price £24.99.
March 2: Mick Jagger single releases in UK
The Mick Jagger single CD "Visions Of Paradise" will be released in UK on March 11th. It's a three-track including the non-album tracks "If Things Could Be Different" and "Blue". Also, a 7" vinyl single b/w "God Gave Me Everything" (Dan The Automator remix) will be out on the same day, limited release of 5000 copies. Also, there is a 4-track version of "Visions Of Paradise" with both non-album tracks on Amazon.com, and also a DVD-release.
March 2: Mick Jagger single releases in The Netherlands
The new Mick Jagger single "Visions Of Paradise" will be out on Monday 4th in The Netherlands, as a 4-track maxi also including "God Gave Me Everything" (Dan The Automator remix). Also, there will be a two-track cardboard sleeve release with "Visions Of Paradise" and "If Things Could Be Different".
Feb. 23: The Stones to play China
The 2002/2003 world tour of the Rolling Stones is said to be including a visit to China. Other countries on the list are Japan and Mexico. Rumours of places the Stones will play are starting to build up, and one that might happen is the Glastonbury Festival 2003 in UK. See the new list of rumoured 2002 dates.
Feb. 22: World Tour 2002 starts in September
The Rolling Stones are expected to start their 2002 world tour in USA in September. While we expected an arena tour like No Security 1999 in USA, the 2002 world tour will most probably be the biggest and most exciting tour in the 40 years of the Stones playing live. The greatest rock'n'roll band in the world will take their tour to many cities in USA, before going to Europe, South America and Asia, taking them to more than 100 shows worldwide. There will be stadium shows, arena shows and also several club shows. Indeed a 40th anniversary party for Stones fans all over the world. More details in IORR 43.
Feb. 6: Visions of Paradise single out now
The new Mick Jagger single Visions of Paradise is out now in Germany, featuring the title track in two mixes, plus "If Things Could Be Different" and also a mix of God Gave Me Everything.
Feb. 6: Mick Jagger chat on msn.com tomorrow
Mick Jagger will chat live on MSN.com on Thursday Feb. 7 at 7pm Eastern (NY) time.
Feb. 4: Ronnie Wood with The Corrs
Ronnie Wood guest played with The Corrs at a recent MTV recording which is to be published as "The Corrs - Live in Dublin". Ronnie joined The Corrs on stage to play guitar on their version of Jimi Hendrix "Little Wing", accompanied by a complete orchestra. Ronnie also re-appeared on stage as they encored with The Rolling Stones hit "Ruby Tuesday".
Jan. 29: Mick Jagger to perform at Golden Jubilee in UK this summer?
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain will celebrate her Golden Jubilee this year with visits, concerts and dinners across U.K. One of the highlights of the celebrations comes on June 3, when a rock concert will be staged in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Performers are said to be Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger and Phil Collins among others. See Reuters for details.
Jan. 26: The Rolling Stones special on Swiss radio tonight
The Swiss national radio station DRS3 will air a 4-hour special on the Rolling Stones tonight Saturday 26th. The show titled "40 Jahre Rolling Stones" is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Stones, and will include unreleased material, interviews, rare tracks plus famous cover versions. See drs.ch.
Jan. 24: Being Mick on Canal+ in Scandinavia
The programme Being Mick will be featured on Canal+ in Scandinavia next month. Check your local broadcasting schedules, showing in Sweden on Feb. 9 at 21:30, followed by an interview at 22:35, same date in Denmark.
Jan. 24: Mick Jagger on Swedish television tomorrow
Mick Jagger & Paul McCartney will be featured on Swedish TV2 tomorrow Friday 25th at 22.40 to 23.40 hours.
Jan. 21: Mick Jagger on German TV on Saturday
Mick Jagger will be performing Visions of Paradise at the German TV show Wetten dass on Saturday Jan. 26. The show will take place in Braunschweig, near Hannover.
Jan. 21: Mick Jagger on NRJ France
Mick Jagger performed Visions of Paradise at the NRJ Awards broadcasted live on French television on Saturday Jan. 19. The performamce might be a play-back.
Jan. 17: Being Mick on Canal+ in Europe
Check out your local Canal+ broadcast lists, as Being Mick will show on Canal+ Netherlands today and Canal+ Poland tomorrow.
Jan. 17: Mick's album almost out of the U.S. charts
"Goddess in the Doorway" fell 29 places to No. 192 on the U.S. pop charts for the week ended Jan. 13, which will likely be its last appearance in the top 200 unless the new single can revive interest in the album. Sales in the latest period of 6,557 units take its U.S. total to 259,707 in its eighth week of release.
Jan. 15: Ronnie Wood in the press
Ronnie Wood is featured in an interview with the UK magazine Guitarist. Also, the latest issue of Classic Rock magazine (January 2002, Axl Rose cover) has an 8 page Ronnie interview.
Jan. 14: Mick Jagger on "The Simpsons"
Mick will follow in the illustrious footsteps of such rockers as George Harrison and Billy Corgan by appearing on "The Simpsons". His episode will air next fall during the show's 2002/03 season premiere (usually September). Fox made the announcement this weekend during a press conference.
Jan. 10, 2002: Keith paying tribute to Johnny Cash
Keith Richards is paying tribute to Johnny Cash on an upcoming two-disc career retrospective. The Essential Johnny Cash, due February 26 from Columbia/Legacy Records, features more than 30 testimonials to Cash from artists including Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Bono and the Edge of U2, Elvis Costello and more. I.e. it might be sleeve notes by Keith, rather than Keith on a track. See Yahoo.
Jan. 10, 2002: Keith collaboration with Sheryl Crow
Keith and Sheryl Crow have been working on a song called "High and Low", she told reporters backstage at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles last night. It is still a work-in-progress and it won't be on her album, which comes out in a few months.
Dec. 24: Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings on tour next year
Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings will tour next year as well. So far these dates are set: Southampton, Guildhall May 7th (on sale now); Basingstoke, Anvil May 12th (on sale now); Salisbury, City Hall July 4th (on sale in January).
Dec. 23: The Rolling Stones on Dutch music channel today
The music channel TMF in the Netherlands will do a 3 1/2 hours broadcast tonight Sunday Dec. 23rd, with unique Rolling Stones material from Paradiso 1995, Amsterdam Arena 1998 and a Mick Jagger Goddess In The Doorway special, plus other previously unpublished material.
Dec. 23: Keith on new Ivan Neville album
Keith Richards and Bonnie Raitt are among the guest artists on the new solo album by former X-Pensive Wino, Ivan Neville. The R&B album, "Saturday Morning Music" is due out in mid-January via Uptop Entertainment, a new music production company formed by actor Bruce Willis. According to a press release, the rock'n'roll lifestyle took its toll on Neville, who succumbed to addiction and ill health. But he has recovered and he plays around Los Angeles.
Dec. 23: Mick's album falls to No. 96 on U.S. pop charts
"Goddess in the Doorway" fell 19 places to No. 96 on the U,S, album charts for the week ended Dec. 16, and appears not to be getting a boost from the Christmas buying season. Sales stand at just 172,231 units after four weeks of release.
Dec. 23: Mick Jagger will not perform at the American Music Awards
It is now confirmed - Mick Jagger will not perform at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 9. Mick is currently on vacation with his family. After the holiday Mick will shoot the video for Visions of Paradise, his next single, due out in January. The organizers of the awards say that Mick's management asked for him to be included in the lineup some time ago, but obviously things changed.
Dec. 20: Mick Jagger backs out of American Music Awards ???
Recent rumous is telling that Mick is backing out of the American Music Awards, i.e. he will not perform there after all.
Dec. 18: Mick Jagger at the American Music Awards
Mick Jagger, Britney Spears and Usher are the latest performers who have been added to the 29th annual American Music Awards roster on January 9, 2002, joining previously announced artists Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz and Shaggy.
Dec. 18: Keith, Ronnie on UK TV broadcasts
ITV1 in UK will broadcast Classic Albums on Dec 29th, featuring Elvis' first album, with comments from Keith Richards. Then on Dec. 31st BBC2 will broadcast Jools Hollands Hootenanny where Ronnie and Slash will perform Little Queenie.
Dec. 17: Rufus Thomas dies aged 84
Versatile soul icon Rufus Thomas, a pioneering radio DJ and a singer/songwriter famed for the R&B standard Walking The Dog, has died in Memphis at age 84, his family said Sunday. "Walking The Dog", from 1963, marked his first top 10 pop hit and has since been covered by more than 100 artists, including the Rolling Stones. See Reuters.
Dec. 17: Mick Jagger on new Matchbox Twenty album
Mick Jagger will appear on Matchbox Twenty's third record, which the band will record next year. Returning a favor to Matchbox frontman Rob Thomas -- who co-wrote and contributed vocals to "Visions of Paradise" -- Mick sings on the band's "I Got a Disease". See Rolling Stone.
Dec. 14: Ronnie Wood on BBC1 tonight
"Friday Night with Jonathan Ross" will be broadcast on BBC1 tonight - Friday 14 December at 10.35 pm. Ronnie is interviewed by Jonathan and the 'stripped down' band - Ronnie, Jesse, Martin, Mark and Leah - perform 'This Little Heart'. NOT to be missed as Ronnie is on top form!
Dec. 13: Ronnie Wood with guests in London
Ronnie Wood did two shows in London this week. First Ronnie played to a full house of may be 2000 people at the Shepherd's Bush Empire on Tuesday 11th. Andrea of The Corrs guested on a few songs, singing and playing flute. Slash joined in like in Dublin for most of the show. The night after Ronnie and the same guests played the intimate CC Club in Leicester Square in front of some 450 fans and invitees who paid 260 pounds to be in such a small place. After the CC Club show Ronnie was on to TV studio recordings. See reviews, set lists and show details on the Ronnie Wood live 2001 pages.
Dec. 8: Ronnie Wood live with Slash in Dublin
Ronnie Wood was on "home ground" when he presented his solo show in Dublin tonight. The fans expected a show presenting his new solo album "Not For Beginners", but they got a lot more, as the guitarist Slash of Guns'n Roses joined in on most of the show. Slash did really put the show on fire, as Ronnie went through his own songs as well as Stones classics like Hey Negrita, Little Red Rooster, Miss You and It's Only Rock'n Roll. Ronnie paid tribute to George Harrison, who sadly died recently, as well as John Lennon, tragically shot dead 21 years ago today, through an emotional version of Jealous Guy, while Paradise City rocked all the Gons'n Roses fans. The encore Stay With Me, having a touch of Prodigal Son, was indeed the best song of the night. London is next.
Dec. 8: Rolling Stones 40th anniversary box set
A box set featuring rarities, outtakes, and unreleased live tracks will be released next year, according to Ronnie Wood, talking to the UK magazine Uncut. Also, Ronnie is confirming the tour next year. See more details in Billboard, and also get both versions of Uncut, with lots of Stones features, pictures, two different CD's and Stones covers.
Dec. 7: My VH-1 Music Awards 2001 on MTV Germany
The "My VH-1 Music Awards 2001" broadcast featuring Mick & Lenny performing "God Gave Me Everything" will be broadcasted by MTV Germany on Sunday evening Dec. 9 at 19:00 - 21:00 hours.
Dec. 7: Keith and Patti at movie premiere
Keith and Patti Hansen attended the New York premiere of director Robert Altman's costume drama "Gosford Park" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday. The Stones also had a song for the soundtrack to Altman's "Pret A Porter."
Dec. 7: Stones songs in two movies
A small snippet of "Heaven" plays during the new Tom Cruise movie "Vanilla Sky," which opens in North America on Dec. 14. On the same date. "The Royal Tenenbaums" opens in New York and Los Angeles. It features two Stones songs: "She Smiled Sweetly" in its entirety followed by much of "Ruby Tuesday," as Gwyneth Paltrow's character plays "Between the Buttons" on her record player with the album cover nearby.
Dec. 7: Mick falls to No. 59 in the United States
"Goddess in the Doorway" fell 20 places to No. 59 in its second week in the U.S. pop album charts, with sales of 36,393 units - a slide of 46 percent. Sales to date in the U.S. stand at 104,395 units. The chart week ended Dec. 2, so latest figures do not reflect any benefit from Mick's performance Sunday night at the My VH1 Awards in Los Angeles.
Dec. 6: Mick Jagger with Lenny Kravitz on My VH1
Mick Jagger and Lenny Kravitz performed "God Gave Me Everything" during the My VH1 Music Awards 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, December 2, 2001. See a great photo of Mick & Lenny, and another one.
Nov. 29: Uncut magazine with special Rolling Stones issues
The UK based Uncut magazine is paying tribute to the Rolling Stones with its special collectors' January issue, coming with two different commemorative covers. The first cover is from the 1960s by Gered Mankowitz, the second cover is an unpublished photo for the Sticky Fingers photo session by Peter Webb. Both covers also feature a separate CD, which together include over 30 covers of classic Stones hits, including tracks exclusively recorded for Uncut by Ryan Adams and Beth Orton, Lambchop, The Handsome Family and Stereophonics' Kelly Jones.
Nov. 29: Mick on "Saturday Night Live"
Mick is tentatively scheduled to perform on "Saturday Night Live" in the United States on Dec. 8. Virgin says he has not officially committed, but they expect he will agree to do it. With regard to future live solo shows, Virgin Records America co-president Ray Cooper says: "I think that's a discussion point for the future. We're not ruling it out, but we're not confirming it yet either."
Nov. 29: Mick debuts at No. 39 in the United States
"Goddess in the Doorway" debuted at No. 39 on the U.S. pop album charts, selling 67,839 units in the week ended Nov. 25. By contrast, "Wandering Spirit" sold 59,710 units in its first week in 1993, debuting at No. 11. Other international chart bows for the new record include: No. 2 in Germany, No. 3 in Austria, No. 6 in the Music & Media Eurochart, No. 8 in Switzerland, No. 9 in Japan, No. 12 in France, No. 14 in Denmark, No. 15 in the Netherlands, No. 19 in Italy, No. 44 in Britain.
Nov. 29: Mick Taylor on Dutch radio Monday
Dutch radio 192 will do more Mick Taylor broadcasts on Monday December 3. There will be interviews where Mick talks about the Stones, and also more live recordings.
Nov. 26: Mick Taylor on Dutch radio tonight
Last Saturday afternoon Mick Taylor recorded "Time waits for no one" with Dutch singer/songwriter Erwin Nijhoff in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Now it seems like Dutch Radio 192 will broadcast this recording tonight. Other recordings done at the same session are said to be "Dead Flowers", "No Expectations" and unfinished versions of "I got the blues" and "Sister Morphine".
Nov. 21: "Being Mick" TV broadcast tomorrow
The Being Mick documentary of Mick Jagger and his new solo album Goddess in the Doorway will include live recordings from the El Rey Theater as well as studio works. "Being Mick" will broadcast tomorrow Nov. 22 in USA, UK (Channel 4 at 9pm) etc. Check your available channels!
Nov. 19: Mick Taylor with Roffe Wickström Band in Sweden
Mick Taylor will make some guest appearance shows with the Roffe Wickström Band in Sweden. See separate list of the Roffe Wickström Band dates.
Nov. 16: Mick Jagger live at the El Rey Theatre
Mick Jagger performed four songs from his new album live at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles last night Nov. 15. Also, he performed the Stones classics Respectable and Miss You. See complete review of the El Rey Theater release party.
Nov. 15: Ronnie Wood event invitation to IORR readers
The total number of guests at the private Ronnie Wood event in London on Dec. 12 is 450 people, and IORR have been able to get access to some of these seats. See the Ronnie Wood party invitation for details and reservations.
Nov. 15: Ronnie Wood event in London Dec. 12
Following his two concerts in Dublin Dec. 8 and London Dec. 11, Ronnie Wood will do an exclusive private party at London's CC Club, Wednesday December 12. Ronnie will be joined on stage throughout the evening by celebrity friends performing a wide range of songs.
Nov. 15: Mick Jagger five star review in Rolling Stone
Mick Jagger is featured in the Rolling Stone U.S. edition no. 883/884 just out. There is an exceptional five-star solo album review, plus an interesting interview in which Mick is saying the Stones will probably not do a whole new studo album before they tour next year. Also, a photo of Mick all tied up on a ladder by Carl Lagerfeld.
Nov. 12: Ronnie Wood live in Dublin
Ronnie Wood will play live at the Vicar Street in Dublin, Ireland on December 8. Tickets are on sale by Ticketmaster Ireland.
Nov. 11: Mick Jagger extra track on Japanese release
The song "If Things Had Been Different" will be an additional track on the Japanese version of Goddess in the Doorway, due out Nov. 19/20.
Nov. 11: Ronnie Wood live at Shepherds Bush Empire
Ronnie Wood will play live at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London on December 11. Tickets are on sale by Ticketmaster UK.
Nov. 9: Mick Jagger interview in El País, Spain
See the Mick Jagger interview in Spanish El País kindly translated into English by the fans!
Nov. 7: Mick Jagger alternate tracks in various markets
The Mick Jagger maxi-single has got two extra non-album tracks/edits in Germany and Italy. There will be a 2-disc vinyl album out in Germany with 3 different tracks, and also different tracks on the Japanese CD, plus probably different tracks in Australia. Please let us know by email to IORR what sorts of label numbers, tracks and edits you do see in your market, and all this information will be compiled in the Mick Jagger solo pages. Thanks! PS. Single out on Monday in Europe (selected countries only), album out on Nov. 19/20 in most markets.
Nov. 7: Mick Jagger maxi-single out in Europe
Just released in the European market, the brand new Mick Jagger maxi-single, including the non-album track "Blue", The tracks are "God Gave Me Everything" (album edit), "Blue" (not on album) and "Goddess In The Doorway (instrumental).
Nov. 7: Mick in the European press
Mick Jagger is featured in quite a few European magazines these days, also on the cover pages. The French magazine Optimum has a great cover, exclusive photos and interview with Mick in the magazine.
Nov. 7: Brand new Mick song to air during radio special
An off-album Mick Jagger song called "Blue" will air during a one-hour radio special billed as the world premiere of the Goddess in the Doorway album on Los Angeles radio station KLOS-FM on Sunday Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. PST.
Nov. 6: Mick Jagger live in Los Angeles next week
Mick Jagger will do an album launch party at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 15. The event is said to be a live taping, to promote his new solo album Goddess in the Doorway.
Nov. 5: Mick Jagger in Holland
Mick Jagger went from Cologne to Amsterdam last week, visiting the Dutch talkshow "Barend & Witteman" on Saturday Nov. 3rd. It will be broadcasted on Friday November 16th.
Nov. 5: One hour with Mick in Germany
Check out sound and pictures from the Mick Jagger visit in Cologne, Germany last week, Nov. 2, at the Eins Live - "Eine Stunde mit Mick Jagger" - One Hour With Mick web pages.
Nov. 4: Mick to perform at My VH1 Awards in Los Angeles
According to a press release from the music cable network, Mick will perform at the second annual My VH1 Music Awards, airing live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. (EST/PST). Other performers include Creed, Sting, Nelly Furtado, Lenny Kravitz, Destiny's Child and No Doubt. The event is billed as a fully interactive awards show that offers music fans real time collaboration and interactivity through the Web.
Nov. 2: Mick Jagger in Cologne today
Mick Jagger is visiting Cologne, Germany today, Nov. 2nd, to promote his new solo album. Mick will be talking live in the EinsLive radio studio, 17:00 - 18:00 CET (Central Europe Time).

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