Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

Mick Jagger - Gotta Get A Grip: England Lost

14/8/17 – Mick Jagger – England Lost / Gotta Get A Grip – 2017 / Too Far Gone – 2001

Back at the archive after a couple of months away, playing with Anekdoten in Norway, playing with Olivia in Germany, seeing Patti Smith at the 49th Burg Herzberg festival (where I played my first ever gig with Anekdoten). Attending the Night Of The Prog festival that Olivia hosts and seeing 3 days of the genre […]

Chuck Berry 1958

21/3/17 – Chuck Berry – October 18th 1926 – March 18th 2017 / Chuck Berry – Little Queenie – 1959 / The Rolling Stones – Little Queenie – 1969

With little effort, tapping into those talents that allow me to predict the future, I have been saying this was coming since I realized quite recently that Chuck Berry would be 91 in 2017 – note that Little Richard will be 85 in December. Sadly Chuck didn’t make it to that 91st birthday but his legacy runs […]

Sticky Fingers Spanis album cover 1971

31/5/16 – The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar – Top Of The Pops – 1971 / Live – 1972

Although Brown Sugar might be one of the most overplayed songs in Rock history, one never tires of Jagger’s antics. I saw the Stones live in Stockholm a couple of years ago and Jagger was amazing, it really felt like you were seeing the world’s greatest front man and I would have sworn he was […]

Harvey Mandel - Cristo Redentor - 1968 Cover Art

8/2/16 – Harvey Mandel – Cristo Redentor – 1968

My favourite guitarists are not gymnasts or show offs, they are not experts in technique, scales, modes or theory. Having said that Blues players usually have deep musical knowledge. Blues is a tradition and traditions have guide lines, rules or else the tradition is broken. But what makes this kind of player special is the […]