October 22: Jimmy Miller passed away in 1994 – 20 years ago

Jimmy Miller produced “The Rolling Stones” 4 best albums: Exile on Main St. (1972) Sticky Fingers (1971) Let It Bleed (1969) Beggars Banquet (1968) He really connected with the band & Keith Richards in particular. “It was really a gas to work with him. Jimmy Miller could turn the whole band on and make a nondescript number into something.” ~Keith …

20 songs released in 1964 you must hear

– The Year 1964 world events Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa (June 11). Congress approves Gulf of Tonkin Resolution after North Vietnamese torpedo boats allegedly attack US destroyers (Aug. 7). Khrushchev is deposed; Kosygin becomes premier and Brezhnev becomes first secretary of the Communist Party (October). China detonates its first atomic bomb. Three civil rights workers—Schwerner, …

October 17: The Rolling Stones recorded the Brussels Affair in 1973

The Rolling Stones have finally begun to assemble and release their vast archives.  Setting up The Official Rolling Stones Archive online, their first release was The Brussels Affair ’73. Long hailed by die-hard Stones fans as one of the band’s greatest live performances, The Brussels Affair has been a mainstay in the underground music world for years. The album is pulled from the two gigs …

Video of the day: The Rolling Stones – Ladies & Gentlemen

Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones is a concert movie featuring the British rock band The Rolling Stones that was first released in 1974. Directed by Rollin Binzer and produced by Binzer and Marshall Chess, it was filmed in 16mm by Bob Freeze and Steve Gebhardt of Butterfly Films owned by John Lennon during four shows in Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, during the band’s 1972 North American Tour in support of their classic 1972 album Exile on …

August 29: The Rolling Stones released “Steel Wheels” in 1989

“All the ambivalence, recriminations, attempted rapprochement and psychological one-upmanship evident on Steel Wheels testify that the Stones are right in the element that has historically spawned their best music – a murky, dangerously charged environment in which nothing is merely what it seems. Against all odds, and at this late date, the Stones have once again generated an album that …

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