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  • “On Air” Compiles Early Rolling Stones Recordings

    “On Air” Compiles Early Rolling Stones Recordings

    Listen up, Rolling Stones fans: the legendary rock band has put out a new compilation album called On Air. The 18-song collection brings together live and studio performances from various BBC shows between 1963 and 1965, during which time Bill Wyman was starting to produce some of his most iconic bass lines. Tracks include takes... »

  • Bass Transcription: Mick Taylor’s Bass Line on The Rolling Stones’ “Tumbling Dice”

    Bass Transcription: Mick Taylor’s Bass Line on The Rolling Stones’ “Tumbling Dice”

    Every bassist has been in situations where they have had to hold down a one-chord or repeating bass line ostinato for long periods of time or an entire song. It can be challenging to approach these mind-numbing repetitive songs and keep it interesting while not overplaying. Many Rolling Stones’ songs feature verse sections, such as... »

  • The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”

    The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”

    The Rolling Stones are back with their 25th studio album, entitled Blue & Lonesome. Produced by bassist and Blue Note Records president Don Was, the album is the iconic rock band’s first full-length album to feature only cover songs. Blue & Lonesome is described as a tip of the hat to their early years as... »

  • The Rolling Stones: Miss You

    The Rolling Stones: Miss You

    Ever since a new Darryl Jones documentary was announced, I’ve been listening to lots of the bassist’s work on YouTube. Here’s a great extended take of “Miss You” taken from 1995, just two years after he joined the Rolling Stones. Jones carries the groove throughout with rock solid time and feel while Mick Jagger gets... »

  • Filmmakers Announce “Darryl Jones: Like a Rolling Stone” Documentary

    Filmmakers Announce “Darryl Jones: Like a Rolling Stone” Documentary

    Filmmakers Eric Hamburg and Rick English have announced a project called Darryl Jones: Like a Rolling Stone. The documentary will focus on the bass legend’s career as well as follow him during the making of his debut solo album. Jones has played with Sting, Miles Davis, Madonna, and more, though he is currently best known... »

  • The Stones’ “Satisfaction” Single Reissued on Limited Edition Vinyl

    The Stones’ “Satisfaction” Single Reissued on Limited Edition Vinyl

    If you’re a rock fan, there is no doubt that The Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” is one of the greatest singles of all time. It remains a defining song for the still-touring Stones and generations of music lovers. Now, the single is available in a limited, numbered vinyl 12-inch edition to celebrate... »

  • 1971 Marquee Club Show Latest Rolling Stones’ “From the Vault” DVD Release

    1971 Marquee Club Show Latest Rolling Stones’ “From the Vault” DVD Release

    The “From the Vault” series, issuing previously unreleased live performances from The Rolling Stones, continues chugging along with The Marquee Club — Live in 1971. The legendary rock band played the show — recorded for American television —at the now-defunct Marquee Club on March 26, 1971, just about a month before the release of the... »

  • The Stones Give “Sticky Fingers” Extensive Reissue

    The Stones Give “Sticky Fingers” Extensive Reissue

    The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers is an iconic album, from its Andy Warhol-designed cover featuring a fly that really zipped open, to its songs, like “Brown Sugar,” “Wild Horses,” “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking,” and “Bitch.” Now, the 1971 record has been reissued in all its glory, to coincide with the Stones’ North American “Zip... »

  • 1975 LA Forum Show Second in “From The Vault” Releases from The Rolling Stones

    1975 LA Forum Show Second in “From The Vault” Releases from The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones have issued the second DVD in the band’s From The Vault vintage live performance series. This time out, the Stones take viewers back to a July 12, 1975 concert at the L.A. Forum. The show, which lasted more than 2.5 hours, featured what for many is the classic band lineup — then-new... »

  • The Rolling Stones Open the Vault to Release 1981 Hampton Show

    The Rolling Stones Open the Vault to Release 1981 Hampton Show

    The Rolling Stones’ Tattoo You era is on full display with a new set of DVD, Blu-ray, CD and vinyl releases. All are part of the Stones’ From the Vault series, and the first release is . This December 1981 show, held on Keith Richards’ birthday, was one of the final shows in a U.S.... »