#MusicMonday; THE ROLLING STONES

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#MusicMonday

Welcome to

♫ Music Monday ♫

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Since I’m still on a concert high, going back to the night of June 6, this week’s feature is:

THE ROLLING STONES

It was exactly 50 years ago, on June 7, 1963, that their very first single,
“Come On”, (a Chuck Berry cover), was released.  

Since then, they have become the most famous rock band in the world and, despite their ages,  put on one HELLUVA great show!  I was completely blown away by their energy and enthusiasm.  One of the most memorable concerts of my life! ♥ No exaggeration!

An early favourite, from 1965:

Love the lyrics for this one:

This is beautiful ♥  “Unplugged”

They have SO many great songs, this post could go on for dozens of pages!
Instead, I’ll leave you with their last single, which came out in October 2012.

Yup; they’ve STILL got it!  

Rock on, Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie! ♥

 

Do you like The Stones?  

What was or would be YOUR most memorable concert?

Looking forward to your comments, below.

CONCERT PHOTOS:

Taken Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Toronto, Canada

View from our seats in the “nosebleed” section
Blue stage lights – the whole band
Pink stage lights. Mick plays guitar!
Sir Mick. Taken from the big screen.
Ronnie and Keith. Taken from the big screen.
Charlie and Keith. Taken from the big screen.
Special guest Mick Taylor. (The Stones’ former guitarist.) Taken from the big screen
Getting close to the fans!

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Canine Innkeeper in suburban Toronto, Canada, known as “The Doglady”. Writer/website owner, photographer, animal lover, music fanatic, inveterate traveller. History, literature and cinema buff. Eternal “hippie/rockchick”. Binational, German/Canadian and multilingual. Looking for the next adventure!

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27 thoughts on “#MusicMonday; THE ROLLING STONES

  1. I heard on “Q” yesterday, that when Keith Richards was asked what he thought about the outrageous price of the tickets ($800.00??!!), he replied “that’s about right”. Glad you liked the show and good post. Peace from fellow canadian Bruce, of through the luminary lens.

    1. Nice to meet you, Bruce and welcome to The Doglady’s Den. 🙂 You didn’t leave me any link to follow, (your website URL), but I’ll see what Google has to offer. Our tickets in the “nosebleed section” cost $265.00 each. We couldn’t afford the better seats. Normally, that price would get you fairly close to the stage! 😛 I have never had the chance to see The Stones live before and this was definitely on my bucket list. It was a fantastic show and there was a big screen monitor right at eye level, plus, we had binoculars. The Stones are what you’d call “Rock Royalty” and they do have very expensive staging etc., but I would agree the ticket prices were outrageous. On the other hand, it was a once in a life time experience and I loved every moment. Cheers! 🙂
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    1. You would have loved it, Joyce! 😀 One of the best concerts I’ve been to in my entire life! ♥♥ There sure was some serious discussion beforehand though, because the tickets were WAY too expensive, but the conclusion was: “Life is short” and “You Only Live Once”, so practicality was ignored and I am very glad about that. Thanks and have a good week.
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    1. I would have LOVED to see the Beatles live as well, but, that ship has sailed. 🙁 The older I get, the more I have come to really enjoy the Stones, although I was a fan early on too. Beach Boys are a little too “white bread” for my taste, (no offence, I hope), but I do enjoy some of their songs. Thanks for visiting and have a great week!
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  2. Awesome pics Debbie and sooo glad you’re posting again 🙂

    I’ve never seen the Rolling Stones in concert and the tickets are so expensive over here, the cheapest were $100, a little steep for me 🙂

    Great songs you shared, my favorite one is I’m So Hot For You.

    Love your Monday post to get my foot tappin’! Have a great week Debbie 🙂
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    1. Glad you enjoyed the post Corina! 🙂 The tickets cost a bloody fortune here – $250.00 each – but, life is short and this was a “bucket list” concert, so we managed to scrounge up the money. Really way more than we could afford, but you only live once and we’re not getting any younger so……
      The older I get, the more this becomes my philosophy. LOL
      You have a great week too and thanks for visiting. 🙂
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    1. Good day, Harleena; I had a fantastic time and sure am glad we went! Not something we could really afford, but, life is short and it was on my “Bucket List”. 🙂 I listen to Classic Rock radio and hear their music all the time. Do you not have similar stations where you live?
      Yes, I did a little tinkering with the blog and I’m glad you like this better. I tried to make the content area wider, but haven’t been able to figure out the CSS code for that yet. Will keep trying though.
      You have a great week too and thanks for visiting.
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  3. I’ve never held the Stones, the top of my personal chart, Debbie, but even I have to admit they’re good, … have to be to have lasted so long. And after listening to your picks above, … they’re even better than I thought!!
    The younger groups today won’t last as long, for I think the magical ‘talent’ isn’t there. most of their fame comes from hype… have a great Monday my friend. xPenx
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