2012 – Ronnie Wood, guitarist for the Rolling Stones, opens art exhibition in New York’s SoHo on This Day in Rock History. Amazon.com Widgets
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2010 – The Rolling Stones are releasing a limited edition 7″ single featuring a previously unreleased track from the upcoming Exile On Main St. reissue. “Plundered My Soul,” the first single to be featured off the Exile reissue, will be backed on the 7″ by the remastered album track “All Down The Line.” The single […]
2010 – Carlos Santana announces he will Cover Cream, Deep Purple, Van Halen, Rolling Stones On his Upcoming Covers Album on This Day in Rock! “We’re not comparing or competing with those artists… we’re complementing them,” Santana said. “But when you hear this, you’re gonna do ‘Damn!’ because it sounds so powerful, with vitality and […]
2009 – Road Chef, the Watford Gap UK Motorway services operator, paid £1,000 at an auction for a collection of celebrity signatures, which were collected by former employee, Beatrice England. The book included signatures of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, The Eagles and Dusty Springfield. The Blue Boar services as […]
2008 – A 1976 Rolling Stones album bought for £2 at a car boot sale sold for £4,000 at an auction. The ‘Black and Blue’ LP was signed by John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Paul and Linda McCartney and George Harrison as well as members of the Rolling Stones. The seller obtained the album after haggling […]
2007 – Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denied that he snorted the ashes of his late father during a drugs binge. Jane Rose, Richards’ manager, told MTV News the remarks were made “in jest”, and she could not believe they had been taken seriously. Richards had said in an interview with The NME: “He was […]
2006 – The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at Twickenham Stadium on their ‘A Bigger Bang’ world tour. Feeder and The Charlatans also appeared.
2006 –Twenty people are injured when ticketless fans try to gatecrash a Rolling Stones concert in Buenos Aires. Police use rubber bullets and tear gas to control the unruly crowd.
2004 – The Rolling Stones topped a US Rich List of music’s biggest money makers. The list was based on earnings during 2003 when the band played their “Forty Licks” tour, which made them $212 million, (£124.7m) in ticket, CD, DVD and merchandise sales. The three million fans who went to the shows spent an […]
2004 – Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit “Just One Look,” dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne in Harlem, N.Y., Troy did not restrict herself to R&B. Her distinctive vocals graced the Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” Pink […]
2003 – The Rolling Stones play their first ever gig in India, rocking Bangalore in the middle of a monsoon before a crowd of 30,000 fans.