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Paul McCartney Has Recorded with The Rolling Stones
With the passing of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts in 2021, the internet was ablaze with hopes of a supergroup between the surviving Stones and Beatles members. Now it seems at least part of that is coming to fruition.
The Rolling Stones Release “GRRR Live!”
A new live greatest hits package from The Rolling Stones has hit the streets. “GRRR Live!” is comprised of 24 tracks from their “50 & Counting” tour with the rock-solid grooving of Darryl Jones.
The Rolling Stones Reissue “A Bigger Bang: Live on Copacabana Beach”
In 2006, The Rolling Stones held one of the biggest free concerts in history. The band played to a whopping 1.5 million fans and released a live album in 2007. Now they’ve re-edited and remastered the release for 2021.
The Rolling Stones Release “Bridges To Buenos Aires”
Darryl Jones has been in the Rolling Stones for 26 years, but he had only been in the group for five years in their latest concert film, “Bridges to Buenos Aires.” Recorded in April 1998, the full-length show was shot in Argentina’s capital.
New Bill Wyman Documentary Now Streaming
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman was always a little different from his bandmates. Now you’ll get to see his side of the story in a film called “The Quiet One,” which Wyman’s personal archive to detail his life.
Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled “No Filter” Tour Dates
The Rolling Stones will be back on the road after being forced to postpone their “No Filter” tour when singer Mick Jagger needed heart surgery. The iconic band has rescheduled the tour, which will feature longtime bassist Darryl Jones.
The Rolling Stones Announce 2019 Tour Dates
The Rolling Stones have announced a new leg of their “No Filter” stadium tour that will take place in the U.S. for 2019. The 13-date outing will kick off at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida before heading to both coasts and then wrapping up at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Of course, bassist Darryl Jones will be laying...
“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 of their classics “Come On”...
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 this, that consist of only...
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 a blues band when they...
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 into his stage antics.
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 as bassist for the Rolling...