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No drone unturned: tracing the sound that unites ancient and modern
From primitive instruments and sacred chants to today’s minimalist electronica and metal, drone music has a long and mystical history. A new book investigates

Harry Sword

10, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet: Michael Joseph's best photograph
‘When I told the caretaker of the house the Stones were a bit wild, he asked if there would be any naked ladies – because they charged £10 extra for that’

Interview by Henry Yates

17, Oct, 2019 @5:01 AM

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The Rolling Stones – every album ranked!
As the indestructible rock’n’rollers begin their No Filter tour, we rank each of their 23 albums, from their 1964 eponymous debut to 2o16’s Blue & Lonesome

Alexis Petridis

17, May, 2018 @11:30 AM

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Saturation 70: the Gram Parsons UFO film that never flew
Years before Star Wars, a maverick director led a crew into the desert to film a psychedelic science fiction epic – starring the country singer and the five-year-old son of Rolling Stone Brian Jones. Now unseen photographs will tell the bizarre story, writes Chris Campion

Chris Campion

05, Sep, 2014 @1:59 PM

The Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz – in pictures

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary, veteran photographer Gered Mankowitz is selling his classic pictures of the band

Sarah Gilbert

07, Nov, 2013 @7:00 AM

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Amy, 27: Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club by Howard Sounes – review
Dorian Lynskey: Howard Sounes's biography of Amy Winehouse loses its way when its shoehorns other dead rock stars into the mix

Dorian Lynskey

17, Aug, 2013 @11:03 PM

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Marianne Faithfull: 'I don't think I had any choice but to be decadent'

The star of pop and film talks to Dave Simpson about being cast as a sex kitten of the 60s, drugs, homelessness, and why she will never sell Mick Jagger's love letters

Dave Simpson

10, Jan, 2013 @7:00 PM

The Rolling Stones: before they were legends
It's easy to forget how shocking the Stones were in 1965. The previously unreleased documentary Charlie Is My Darling is a riveting reminder of when they were a generational lightning rod

Jon Savage

05, Nov, 2012 @4:09 PM

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Start it up: the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first gig

Fifty years ago this week, a nervous band called the Rollin' Stones played their first gig – to a bemused crowd of jazz fans. Christopher Sandford, the band's biographer, on the beginning of a revolution

Christopher Sandford

09, Jul, 2012 @6:01 PM

The Rolling Stones at 50 - in pictures

In the half-century since playing their first gig in 1962 at the Marquee Club on London's Oxford Street, the Rolling Stones have shown a remarkable visual flair – as shown in these pictures from The Rolling Stones 50, a new book commemorating the band's career

09, Jul, 2012 @6:00 PM

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Rock'n'roll adventures of the Rolling Stones
Stanley Booth's 1984 book about the Rolling Stones gives a glimpse of the group in their heyday to those doomed to know them only as the biggest heritage act. Richard Williams welcomes its reissue

Richard Williams

06, Apr, 2012 @9:54 PM

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July 1969: Rolling Stones Hyde Park gig marred by death of Brian Jones
The death of Brian Jones on 3 July 1969 led to a poignant tribute at the Rolling Stones concert two days later

Katy Stoddard

07, Jul, 2011 @8:00 PM

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