The Daily Cut: The Rolling Stones "It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)""It's Only Rock 'n Roll" is the title track of Stones guitarist Mick Taylor's last album with the band. And while he appears in the video for it, he doesn't play on it.
Classic Rock Almanac October 12, 2017The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus, a never-aired British TV special, was finally released on video and album on October 12th, 1996. Jethro Tull appeared in the show with a well-known guitarist in the lineup. Who was it?
The Daily Cut: The Rolling Stones "Love Is Strong"Keith Richards talks the sound of "Love Is Strong," the first single from the Stones' 1994 album Voodoo Lounge.
Classic Rock Almanac August 30, 2017The Rolling Stones released the Tattoo You album 36 years ago today. In order to get the album out in time for a tour, many of the tracks were leftovers from previous projects. What album was its best-known track, "Start Me Up," originally meant for?
Classic Rock Almanac July 31, 2017In 1971, The Rolling Stones documentary Gimme Shelter, which focuses on their disastrous Altamont, California concert, opens.
The Daily Cut: The Rolling Stones "Mother's Little Helper"The Rolling Stones' 1966 single "Mother's Little Helper" was one of the first hit songs to take on the serious subject of prescription drug abuse.
Rolling Stones to Return to the Studio"'Blue & Lonesome' caught us a little bit by surprise in that we figured it was something we had to do, but we didn’t expect the response.”
The Daily Cut: The Rolling Stones "19th Nervous Breakdown"Mick Jagger said that "19th Nervous Breakdown" was written at a transitional moment in popular music history, and that its subject matter is really a product of those times.
Classic Rock Almanac June 11, 2017Happy birthday to ZZ Top's Frank Beard!
Classic Rock Almanac June 5, 2017In 1964, The Rolling Stones play their first U.S. concert, at Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino, California.
Classic Rock Almanac June 2, 2017Today is the 50th anniversary of the U.S. release of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Which one of these actors does not appear on the cover of Sgt. Peppers?
Classic Rock Almanac May 29, 2017In 1971, The Rolling Stones top both the US album and singles charts with Sticky Fingers and "Brown Sugar," respectively.