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Rolling Stones

WFUV Movie Music: Gimme Shelter (1970)

by Dennis Elsas

When David and Albert Maysles agreed to film the 1969 Rolling Stones American tour, they never imagined their movie would culminate in a murder. Employing their distinctive cinema verite style, they follow the Stones from Madison Square Garden to an Alabama recording studio to a free concert planned for San Francisco. The result is Altamont, a violent end to the peace and love spirit of the Sixties and a frightening look at the dark side of rock 'n' roll.

Rolling Stones To Mark 50th Anniverary With Hits Album And Two New Songs

by Kara Manning

The Rolling Stones have spent the last handful of months denying — or slyly affirming — rumors about new music or a tour. One such rumor was finally confirmed on Tuesday. The band will mark its 50th anniversary with the release of a 3-CD greatest hits package, called GRRR!, that will include two new songs, "Gloom and Doom" and "One Last Shot." The set will be released on November 13.

Keith Richards - Words and Music - 2010

by WFUV Staff
Photo By Ken Sharp
Keith Richards has been so famous for so long that it's hard to remember that he was once a blues-obsessed suburban kid. Keith's new memoir 'Life' tells his story, and he talked with FUV music critic and Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurits about it as part of the New York Public Library's LIVE From The NYPL programming series. [10/29/10]