This Old, New, Borrowed and Blue set features David Crosby, the Seratones, Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey, and the Rolling Stones.
For the Uruguayans, the Stones’ first-ever concert in Uruguay was about more than the music.
When I conceived of this blog, I did not anticipate an unfortunate side effect: I listen to a lot of bad music almost every day. Couldn’t I live a much happier life only listening to the Rolling Stones?
Creating a Top Ten Rolling Stones playlist was no easy feat. For days I was wracked with indecision to the point of paralysis as I pondered the question of what self-respecting Stones fan would snub “Street Fighting Man”?
Because it so masterfully explores every seam in the bedrock of American music and then transcends them all in fashioning a new art form, Exile is the quintessential (and hands down best) Stones record.
The Holiday Season is upon us and once again I find myself flailing around for gifts. Music used to be my go-to gift, but no more. The Streaming Age has robbed us of the ability to give music as a gift; my dream of one day presenting my son with every Rolling Stones album has been abandoned.