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Pretty Things, Dick Taylor, Still pretty Good!

Tweet I saw the Pretty Things on Saturday.  It was the first time in more than 40 years.  I was expecting to be disappointed. I was not. Dick Taylor was a founding member of the Rolling Stones, pushed out to make way for Brian Jones.  He was always a great guitarist.  We tend to forget […]

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On This Day – The Stones’ TV Debut & First Single

Tweet The Stones made their TV debut this day in 1963 on Thank Your Lucky Stars playing their first single C’mon. It may come a surprise to some of the younger readers that The Stones were once a rock and blues band playing blues covers. Their first album, imaginatively titled The Rolling Stones featured songs […]

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Ronnie and Mick to Meet

Tweet It would seem that the proposed Stones tour is still in danger of not going ahead because of fears for Ronnie Wood’s health. As has been widely reported Ronnie has an alcohol problem and it is this that has cast a shadow over the proposed tour. Mick is, as we all know, heavily involved […]

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On This Day – Jagger and Richards Appeal

Tweet On this day in 1967 Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appealed their convictions on drug charges following a raid the previous February. This saga began when a private party was raided by the police on 12 February at Keith’s house Redlands his mansion outside a little seaside town called West Wittering Sussex in the […]

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