Classic Documentary: The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter

Classic Documentary: The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter “It’s creating a sort of microcosmic society, which sets an example to the rest of America as to how one can behave in large gatherings.” – Mick Jagger “Altamont was supposed to be like Woodstock, only groovier, and their movie would be groovier still. Instead, the Stones got what no one had bargained …

Classic Documentary: Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey

Classic Documentary: Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey “I discovered music during my teenage years and after I joined the Air Force, I found that I loved music that had its roots in the sound of Black people from the Southern states. The way I learnt about their music seemed to echo the way their forebears had taught them: it was about …

21 Songs released in 1972 you MUST hear (video & audio)

First: Historical events from: infoplease.com President Nixon makes unprecedented eight-day visit to Communist China and meets with Mao Zedong (Feb. 17). Britain takes over direct rule of Northern Ireland in bid for peace (March 24). Eleven Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich are killed after eight members of an Arab terrorist group invades Olympic Village; five guerrillas and one …

Jan 20: The Rolling Stones released Between The Buttons in 1967

Jan 20: The Rolling Stones released between The Buttons in 1967 Between the Buttons is the fifth British and seventh American studio album by The Rolling Stones, released on 20 January 1967 in the UK and 11 February in the US as the follow-up to Aftermath. It was the beginning of the Stones’ brief foray into psychedelia. In 2003, the …

Mick Taylor plays Bob Dylan Happy Birthday Mick Taylor!

  Happy 66th birthday Mick Taylor! Any fan of classic rock needs no introduction to Mick Taylor. The legendary  guitarist first made his mark in the 1960′s playing with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers as the successor to Eric Clapton. As if this wasn’t enough, Mick Taylor would eventually go on to replace the late Brian Jones in The Rolling Stones. He …

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