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10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died

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The old joke goes that after the nuclear apocalypse, all that will remain are cockroaches and Keith Richards. In our list of 10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died, the Rolling Stone survives drug addiction, fires, poison, stage accidents, the Hells Angels, libraries an

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Top 10 Unreleased Rolling Stones Songs

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Terry Disney/Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Fifty years rolling on, and there are still many mysteries to the Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger's fear of being seen as yesterday's papers, the death of Brian Jones, and top of the list, the resistance of releasing the tons of great stuff stashed in their archives!  Over the years, the band have occasionally reached into their past to resurrect old songs. Much of 'Tattoo You,' in fact, dates back to the early-to-mid-'70s, and current Stones bassist Daryl Jones boasted about some good material from his 20-year tenure in the band that never made it to the public.

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39 Years Ago: Mick Taylor Quits the Rolling Stones

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Guitarist Mick Taylor is widely acknowledged as the most technically accomplished musician ever to perform as one of the Rolling Stones. His tenure in the band saw him play on some of their most important albums, but it was relatively short-lived; he quit the band on Dec. 12, 1974, just before the Stones recorded 'Black and Blue.'

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45 Years Ago: ‘The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus’ Filmed

Rolling Stones Rock 'N' Roll Circus
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It was meant as a showcase for the elite in British rock. Instead, it lingered in the vaults, unseen for nearly 30 years. On Dec. 11, 1968, 'The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus' was filmed on a BBC soundstage.

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21 Years Ago: Bill Wyman Leaves The Rolling Stones

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

It's hard to believe, but it's been twenty-one years since Bill Wyman walked away from the Rolling Stones. The bassist had reached a point where he wanted to make a change. In a 2008 interview with the U.K. Telegraph he talked about that fateful decision in Dec. 1992, and expressed his frustration with the Stones.

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Rolling Stones, CCR, Neil Young and U2 Records Join Grammy Hall of Fame

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Albums by Chicago, George Harrison, Neil Young and U2 will join songs by the Rolling Stones and War in the Grammy Hall of Fame next year. Creedence Clearwater Revival will have both an album (1970's 'Cosmo's Factory') and a single (1969's 'Fortunate Son') inducted as part of the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

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Keith Richards Looks Back: ‘It All Started Kind of by Accident’

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The Rolling Stones are heading to Australia in the spring as part of their 2014 tour, but Keith Richards is already there -- on TV, anyway.

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Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger To Sing on His Brother’s Album

Mick Jagger
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Mick Jagger has gone in the studio in advance of another round of concert dates with the Rolling Stones, but it's not with Keith Richards. Instead, the flamboyant frontman is sitting in with his younger brother, Chris Jagger.

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David Bowie, Rolling Stones Lead Classic Rock Nominees for 2014 Grammys

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David Bowie and the Rolling Stones were among the classic rockers who have been nominated for 2014 Grammy Awards. The nominees were announced last night (Dec. 6).

Bowie, the Stones, Black Sabbath and Paul McCartney each have three nominat

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Win a Rolling Stones ‘Beggars Banquet’ Guitar + Vinyl Prize Pack

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The Rolling Stones' classic album 'Beggars Banquet' is now 45 years old. To commemorate this big event, Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser.fm have teamed up with ABKCO and Fender to give one lucky winner a limited-edition 'Beggars Banquet' guitar and vinyl prize pack

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