Sticky Fingers was never meant to be the title. It’s just what we called it while we were working on it. Usually though, the working titles stick.
~Keith Richards 1971
While many hold their next album, Exile On Main St., as their zenith, Sticky Fingers, balancing on the knife edge between the 60s and 70s, remains their most coherent statement.
~Chris Jones (bbc.co.uk)
Wonderful concert with a Mick Taylor in superb form…
Live debut of album tracks, “Brown Sugar”, “Dead Flowers”, “Bitch” and “I Got The Blues” (all from “Sticky Fingers”, released a month later)
- Mick Jagger – Vocals
- Keith Richards – Guitar
- Mick Taylor – Guitar
- Bill Wyman – Bass
- Charlie Watts – Drums
- Ian Stewart – Piano
- Nicky Hopkins – Keyboards
- Bobby Keys – Sax
- Jim Price – Horns
Jimmy Miller produced “The Rolling Stones” 4 best albums:
- Exile on Main St. (1972)
- Sticky Fingers (1971)
- Let It Bleed (1969)
- Beggars Banquet (1968)
He really connected with the band & Keith Richards in particular.
“It was really a gas to work with him. Jimmy Miller could turn the whole band on and make a nondescript number into something.”
Miller was a huge Stones fan before he started working with the band..
‘The night Jagger phoned I just knew he was gonna ask me to produce them. I glided over to his house on a cloud.’
The Stones were at the top of their game in 1973… one of the best tours ever.On Feb 24 1973 they played Western Australia Cricket Ground in Perth, Australia, and a great sounding “stereo soundboard” bootleg turned up.. in 1987.
The Rolling Stones Pacific Tour 1973
|Associated album||Exile on Main St.|
|Start date||18 January 1973|
|End date||27 February 1973|
The Rolling Stones Pacific Tour 1973 was a concert tour of countries bordering the Pacific Ocean in January and February 1973 by The Rolling Stones. The tour is sometimes referred to as the Winter Tour 1973. However this title is misleading, as much of it took place in the Southern Hemisphere, where it was summer at the time.
One of my favourite ways to meditate is listening to music. Listening to details in the music and stay present. Here are 5 great songs for meditation.
Van Morrison – In The Garden
The streets are always wet with rain
After a summer shower when I saw you standin’
In the garden in the garden wet with rain
- Only one song per artist/group
- The song must be released that specific year
- Songs from live albums not allowed
- Restricted to only 20 songs
1981 was not a great year in music for me, but still some wonderful albums & singles were relesed. Here are my 20 chosen songs.
Every Grain of Sand – Bob Dylan
Written by Bob Dylan, recorded in Los Angeles in the spring of 1981 and released in August of that year on Dylan’s album Shot of Love.
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In the time of my confession, in the hour of my deepest need
When the pool of tears beneath my feet floods every newborn seed
There’s a dying voice within me reaching out somewhere
Toiling in the danger and the morals of despair