The Mammoth Book of the Rolling Stones

The Mammoth Book of the Rolling Stones

by Sean Egan (Editor)


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As the legendary band celebrates their fiftieth anniversary, this comprehensive anthology acts as a commemoration to the Rolling Stones' legacy as one of the most transformative rock ‘n' roll bands of all time. Fans of all ages will delight in reliving defining moments, as well as gain new insight into the band's history of musical milestones.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762448142
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Sean Egan is a journalist, author, and editor whose previous books include The Mammoth Book of the Beatles. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Cyril Davebs and the Stones in January 1963 John Pidgeon 3

The Rolling Stones - Genuine R & B! Norman Jopling 8

"Come On" 11

"I Wanna Be Your Man" 19

The Rolling Stones Ep/"Not Fade Away" 21

This Horrible Lot - Not Quite What They Seem Maureen Cleave 25

The Rolling Stones 28

"It's All Over Now" 33

Five By Five Ep/"Time Is On My Side" 37

"Little Red Rooster" 40

The Rolling Stones No. 2 42

"The Last Time" 46

"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" 48

Out of Our Heads 53

"Get Off of My Cloud"/" 19th Nervous Breakdown" 58

Aftermath 63

"Paint it Black"/"Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?" 69

"Let's Spend the Night Together" 72

Between the Buttons 76

The Rolling Stones: Our Fans Have Moved on with Us Keith Altham 80

"We Love You" 85

Their Satanic Majesties Request 91

Mick Jagger International Times Interview Barry Miles 97

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" 118

Beggars Banquet 121

"Honky Tonk Women" 129

The Bitttersweet Symphony Rob Chapman 134

Let It Bleed 170

Decca and Klein Blues 179

Sticky Fingers 185

The Rolling Stone Interview: Keith Richard Robert Greenfield 195

Exile on Main St. 276

Goats Head Soup 287

It's Only Rock 'n Roll 295

Metamorphosis 304

It Isn't Only Rock and Roll Robert Christgau 314

Black and Blue 320

And Sitteth at the Right Hand… Jonh Ingham 329

Some Girls 336

The Back Line John Pidgeon 351

Some Guys Robert Christgau 362

Emotional Rescue 374

Tattoo You 382

Undercover 389

Dirty Work 395

Steel Wheels 403

Voodoo Lounge 413

Self Satisfaction Robin Eggar 422

Bridges to Babylon 442

The Stones at Forty Andy Gill 449

Rolling Stone in Exile Robin Eggar 457

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself Ignacio Julià 464

A Bigger Bang 469

Rolling Rock Pierre Perrone 476

The Rake's Progress Mark Ellen 485

Please Allow Me to Correct a Few Things Bill Wyman 502

Rolled Over Keith Altham 516

Ten Reasons Why the Rolling Stones Were the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band Gary Pig Gold 524

Selected Bibliography 529

Acknowledgements 533

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