The Rolling Stones

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‘Something had gone horribly wrong’: me, Mick Jagger and the lost autobiography
Ghostwriter Barry Coleman says he was given two ‘awful’ weeks to finish an entire book with the Rolling Stone – then the singer pulled the plug in case it was too dull

Dave Simpson

24, Jun, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Lorde’s comeback single is a lesson in letting pop stars take their time
Solar Power delivers a statement of loose-limbed maturity from a mercurial star who is much imitated but utterly unique

Laura Snapes

11, Jun, 2021 @2:56 PM

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Rolling Stones, Tom Jones and more join campaign for law change on streaming
Musicians join Paul McCartney, Kate Bush and others in campaign for better remuneration from companies such as Spotify, and creation of industry regulator

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Jun, 2021 @8:37 AM

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Nigel Havers: ‘At 15, I sang Jumpin’ Jack Flash to my dad in Mick Jagger’s courtroom suit’
The star of A Passage to India and Coronation Street on gigging in Portugal aged 17, discovering theatre in Suffolk and his love of David Lean’s films

As told to Rich Pelley

29, Apr, 2021 @11:38 AM

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‘Our ethos was happy music and good vibes’: genre-busting Black British band Osibisa
Jimi Hendrix watched them rehearse, Stevie Wonder joined them on drums, and Fela Kuti partied with them in Lagos. Osibisa, whose African sunshine sound captivated the planet, have now returned

Garth Cartwright

29, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Who Sell Out: still a searing satire on pop’s commercial breakdown
Filled with product placement and advertising, the band’s newly reissued 1967 album put the pop in pop art, by showing how closely music was entwined with capital

Alexis Petridis

26, Apr, 2021 @10:03 AM

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Ronnie Wood reveals all-clear after second cancer diagnosis
Rolling Stones guitarist was recently treated for small-cell carcinoma following lung cancer treatment in 2017

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Apr, 2021 @8:44 AM

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‘Bill Gates is in my bloodstream!’ Mick Jagger releases pandemic-themed solo track
Dave Grohl plays along on Eazy Sleazy, which sees the Rolling Stone learning TikTok and cookery in lockdown, and anticipating a ‘garden of earthly delights’ as pubs reopen

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Apr, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Merry Clayton: 'Gimme Shelter left a dark taste in my mouth'
The singer who backed the Rolling Stones, Coldplay and more weathered a miscarriage, then the loss of her legs in a car accident – but her new album shows she refuses to give up

Robert Ham

08, Apr, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Wigs! Urns! Keef's shepherd's pie! What the Rolling Stones shop should be selling
The rock veterans recently opened their own London shop, but their storied history deserves more than bog-standard merch

Rich Pelley

02, Oct, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Tantra at the British Museum review – acrobatic lovers and human skulls
Embraced by the 60s counterculture including the Rolling Stones, the ancient spiritual philosophy of Tantra finds enlightenment not just in sex but death

Jonathan Jones

21, Sep, 2020 @11:01 PM

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You can always get what you want: Rolling Stones open London shop
Flagship Carnaby Street store features items from plectrums to artwork by the creator of the band’s logo John Pasche

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Sep, 2020 @2:54 PM

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