The Rolling Stones release my fav album from The Boys on June 9, 1978. The original album cover featured the likenesses of some fairly famous people who didn’t like the fact they were featured on a Stones album and sued. Their images were removed and album cover #2 was quickly reissued. It’s also the first album to feature Woody, who joined the band for good just before the recording.
And, it’s #269 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
The “Some Girls” tour was nothing short of epic. I got to participate on a Saturday in July at Soldier Field in Chicago. A weekend in Chicago with The Stones — magical.
On April 23, 1971, “Sticky Fingers” is released. Andy Warhol came up with the design for the classic. I bought it and another album in ’76 and promptly got grounded after I put it up on the wall of my bedroom. “Sticky Fingers” is full of all kinds of history.
It’s #63 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Eric Clapton assembled an incredible roster of musicians on Sunday evening to honor the late Ginger Baker at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith in London: Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Ron Wood, Steve Winwood and Paul Carrack, along with Baker’s son Kofi.
The iconic guitarist is now a decade sober and took the opportunity to give a small insight into the hardcore ethos of Richards, Wood told Mojo: “I do remember going on stage clean for the first time, it was at this club in Canada for the start of a tour (in August 2005).