In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we focus on a somewhat underrated album in the Rolling Stones’ canon: 1983’s ‘Undercover,’ as it turns 30.
Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.
Do “Old Habits Die Hard?”
We talked to the concert’s musical director Steve Jordan, who is the drummer in Keith Richards’ other band, the X-Pensive Winos.
This October, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University (located in Cleveland) will honor the Rolling Stones during the 18th Annual Music Masters Series. The week-long celebration, titled It’s Only Rock […]
In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]
Over the course of its five seasons, True Blood has consistently been one of the best shows on television, not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a […]
Mick Jagger has moves so iconic that another band wrote a song about them (and sort of pilfered Jagger’s talents for their own monetary gain), but the Rolling Stones frontman recently told the BBC that […]
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are both approaching their big seven-ohs. Charlie Watts is already a septuagenarian (yep, actually a word), and Ron Wood is in his late 60s. So, with the Rolling Stones having […]
The Rolling Stones’ 50 & Counting Tour recently spent few weeks as the current highest-grossing U.S. tour, earning just under $8.5 million. Though the average ticket will set you back $340 (roughly $16 per song), […]