Tag Archives: Rolling Stones

Trust: Episode One

The premiere episode of Trust begins with a scene of John Paul Getty III running through a sunflower field in a panic. The scene cuts to a Hollywood party at the Getty mansion in 1973 where a band is playing Pink Floyd’s “Money” before George Getty kills himself with a barbecue fork to the chest [...]

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Little Joe’s Day

Warhol Superstar Joe Dallesandro made his name as an actor in Warhol productions like Flesh and Trash before finding more mainstream success in supporting roles like playing Lucky Luciano in The Cotton Club. Dallesandro is the “Little Joe” in Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wildside,” and that’s his zippable fly on the cover of the [...]

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Becoming Stones

Felt like taking a break from the horror postings to share a new Rolling Stones documentary that just popped up on YouTube. The Under Review documentaries feature some of the biggest names in music criticism in their career spanning investigations. There are a number of Under Review chapters on the Rolling Stones, and here the [...]

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The Yardbirds at 50

This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Yardbird’s debut album Five Live Yardbirds. At first glance, the album appears to be just another British Invasion knock-off packed with blues covers — in fact, the band had just taken over the Rolling Stones’ old residency at the Crawdaddy Club before recording this live collection. [...]

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Remembering Altamont

This past Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ concert at the Altamont Speedway. The chaotic scene ended in multiple injuries, four accidental deaths including hit-and-run accidents and a drowning as well as the stabbing murder of Meredith Hunter. Characterized as a kind-of anti-Woodstock, the Altamont Free Concert is now a symbol for [...]

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Rolling Stone Passes On

Brian Jones is dead. He drowned in his pool in the aftermath of being kicked out of the band. The facts are fuzzy and there’s reason to believe that he may have been the victim of foul play. Brian was a symbol of peace and love, and his passion for the blues will live on [...]

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Supermodel. Rock Star. Junky. Nico. Icon.

Nico was a fashion model, an actress and a siger/songwriter who is best known for her time with The Velvet Underground and her contributions to their debut album The Velvet Underground and Nico. The Warhol Superstar is familiar to cinephiles for her gorgeous turns in Fellini’s La Dolce Vita and Warhol’s Chelsea Girls. Christa Päffgen [...]

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