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Still Takin it Weirder
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216545 1 year, 10 months ago
Equinox wrote:
Yes, they were amazing with Mick Taylor. From what I'm hearing he won't be at the NY area shows but I'd rather have him and Bill Wyman than Beck, Clapton and pretty much anybody else.


Well put plus 1,000...that said remember the Atlantic City pay per view from 89 ??? Clapton & john Lee Hooker guesting..
it seems strange to tyoe Bill Wyma guesting with the Stones... guess thats another sign of aging --if you saw Bill Wyman play with the Stones you're gettin old
Still Takin it Weirder
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216546 1 year, 10 months ago
Here it is Clapton & John lee Hooker
BTW Equinox I'm jealous as hell that your doing 2. I am holding out hope (its a longshot) of making 1 of the
2 Newark shows

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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216561 1 year, 10 months ago
I do remember the PPV quite well. Unfortunately, I wasn't there.

Good luck with Newark. There is a show in Brooklyn on 12/8 that I believe you can still find tickets for.
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216565 1 year, 10 months ago
Can't make Brooklyn dammit... I wasn't at this ac show either dammit. On another note 89 was the greatest year to see live shows....Besides the Stones tour ( I caught the opening Philly gig 1st show in 8 years - from the tenth row for free dead center- got tix from a Stones roadie.... long story ), the Who toured, and The Grateful Dead were on fire. Caught multiples of the first 2 ( Wymans last tour & the Who still with entwhistle) ... and tons of GD including the 3 Alpines "Downhill from here" shows. Gone are the daze....
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216571 1 year, 10 months ago
I was at the second night in Philly. Didn't have a great seat. It was in the years before I got really serious about touring with the Stones. In '94 I saw both Philly shows and walked away wishing i could see more. Of course most of my money and time were devoted to the Dead. After that, though, I've averaged about eight shows per Stones tour
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216574 1 year, 10 months ago
The trouble with the Stones is that Keith insists on playing lead guitar when he is not up to it and Ron was often too drunk when he played lead. The result: Train Wreck!

I have seen them many time and when Ron was sober and focused and played lead and Keith stuck to rhythm they sounded very good. Keith has, however, forced Ronnie to the backseat.
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216581 1 year, 10 months ago
Yes, I agree that Ronnie has taken something of a backseat to Keith. It's a shame because he's an amazing guitarist. He did a solo show in AC in April that was really out of this world. Nonetheless, there are times when he and Keith totally sync up and the effect is really powerful. Check out the Shine A Light film. They were both really on that night.

And Keith can be a pretty strong lead guitarist. Most of the leads on Beggar's Banquet and Let It Bleed are his.
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216683 1 year, 10 months ago
Set list thus far.....



1-Wanna be your man
2-Get of off my cloud
3-It's All Over Now
4-Paint It Black
5-Gimme Shelter (Mary J. Blige on vocals)
6-Wild Horses
7-All Down The Line
8-Going Down (Beck)
9-Out Of Control
10-One more shot
11-Doom and gloom
12-It's only rock n' roll (Wyman)
13-Honky Tonk Woman (Wyman) (Lisa Fischer)
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216691 1 year, 10 months ago
Equinox wrote:
Yes, they were amazing with Mick Taylor. From what I'm hearing he won't be at the NY area shows but I'd rather have him and Bill Wyman than Beck, Clapton and pretty much anybody else.



Arguably the best Stones show ever was Brussells '73. Definitely worth seeking out. Oh wait, here it is.



While I liked the musical contributions of Brian Jones more on the studio work, no doubt Mick Taylor was a better live player.
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216694 1 year, 10 months ago
Stones fans will like this, and it's very, very funny

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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216699 1 year, 10 months ago
Final setlist.


Intro: Sympathy For The Devil
01. I Wanna Be Your Man
02. Get Of Off My Cloud
03. It's All Over Now
04. Paint It Black
05. Gimme Shelter (with Mary J. Blige)
06. Wild Horses
07. All Down The Line
08. Going Down (with Jeff Beck)
09. Out Of Control
10. One More Shot
11. Doom And Gloom
12. It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It) (with Bill Wyman)
13. Honky Tonk Woman (with Bill Wyman)
----Band Introductions
14. Before They Make Me Run
15. Happy
16. Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
17. Miss You
18. Start Me Up
19. Tumbling Dice
20. Brown Sugar
21. Sympathy For The Devil

----Encore:
22. You Can't Always Get What You Want (with London Youth Choir)
23. Jumpin' Jack Flash
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Re: Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Jeff Beck, Mary J Blige

#216700 1 year, 10 months ago
Brussels '73 is definitely my favorite Stones show.
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