All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Rolling Stones’

Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on the Rolling Stones’ 1971 hit “Brown Sugar,” Keys also at times led the horn section when the band went into …

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Rolling Stones Death: Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist for The Rolling Stones, died early Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 70. Michael Webb, the keyboardist in Keys’ band, the Suffering Bastards, announced Keys’ death. Suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, Keys missed the Stones’ October and November tour dates in Australia and New Zealand and was replaced by veteran saxophonist …

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Marianne Faithfull Claims Drug-Dealing Ex-Boyfriend ‘Killed’ Jim Morrison

British singer Marianne Faithfull claims her drug-dealing ex-boyfriend “killed” Jim Morrison after accidentally supplying him with heroin that was too strong. Faithfull, the former girlfriend of Mick Jagger, told music magazine MOJO she is now the only person alive “connected” to Morrison’s death, claiming she was in Paris with her drug-dealing boyfriend the summer The Doors frontman died. Faithfull, who …

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The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute to Bobby Womack

The Rolling Stones paid tribute in word and song to legendary R&B singer Bobby Womack, who died from colon cancer and diabetes on Friday at the age of 70. The Stones posted a message over the weekend on their website describing the influence Womack had on their music. “Bobby Womack was a huge influence on us,” the note reads. “He …

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Marianne Faithfull Hospitalized with Broken Hip

Singer and songwriter Marianne Faithfull was on vacation in Greece when she fell and broke her hip Friday. The extent of her injury required hospitalization and surgery on Sunday, according to a surgeon. The British native apparently fell on the Eastern Aegean island of Rhodes. “Mrs Faithfull fractured her hip as a result of a fall. She underwent a successful …

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Keith Richards Celebrates Another Birthday

And here I thought the only person I needed to wish a “Happy Birthday” to today was going to be my best friend (Shout out Heather!), but it seems I need to send one to The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards. The famed rocker turned 70 Wednesday, and many didn’t think he would make it this far thanks to his life …

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Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones’ Frontman: Great Grandfather To Be

Mick Jagger, a British rock and roll pioneer, has had his career span 50 years, and has been active with the well-known rock group The Rolling Stones since the 1960’s. With such a vibrant musical career, AllMusic.com hails Jagger as “half of one of the greatest songwriting teams of all time, a bluesy, rocking original.” While sustaining his celebrated musical …

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Katy Perry, Jagger Sing Duet at Stones Concert

The Rolling Stones are still touring and still releasing albums. Meanwhile, the band has managed to stay relevant by using social media to keep its fans engaged and attracting some of the hottest new music stars in the business. This weekend, The Rolling Stones rocked the MGM Grand in Las Vegas with a sold-out crowd. The band’s special guest of …

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The Rolling Stones Get Cheeky With Their 404 Error Page

Clever 404 error pages are a dime a dozen on the interwebs – and for good reason. If you’re going to disappoint someone searching for a particular page on your site, you might as well entertain them in the process. But in a world overpopulated with clever (and not-so-clever) error pages, this might be my favorite. If you come across …

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Mad Men: The Real Rolling Stones Jingle

Business Insider raised an interesting point about last night’s episode of Mad Men. In the episode Don Draper tries to get The Rolling Stones to sing a jingle for Heinz Baked Beans titled “Heinz is on My Side.” This sounds a bit ridiculous, but it isn’t far from the truth. On the show, Draper tells a fan the Stones did …

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