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
The Rolling Stones and controversy go together like fish and chips. In 1968, one of their best-known controversies kept their classic album 'Beggars Banquet' album off shelves for nearly six months in a protracted dispute over the legendary "toilet cover."
Let’s raise a glass to the hard-working people who’ve paid homage to the Rolling Stones with a list of the Top 10 Covers of ‘Beggars Banquet’ Songs. The band’s classic 1968 album has inspired musicians in many
The Rolling Stones were trying to prove their critics wrong by booking a free festival to wrap up their 1969 tour at Altamont Speedway on Dec. 6, 1969. But what they intended as a way for their fans to come together for a day of music and celebration turned into a tragic debacle that ended with a homicide -- effectively bring the peace-and-love ethos of the '60s to a jarring end.
If the release of 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' six months earlier wasn't enough of a clue that the Rolling Stones' flirtation with psychedelia was over, their next move proved it. On Dec. 7, 1968, the Stones unleashed 'Beggars Banquet' onto the world.
'Beggars Banquet,' released 45 years ago, is generally acknowledged as the moment when the Rolling Stones came of age. After three albums that found Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and group indulging in every kind of studio trickery, this 1968 masterpie
The Rolling Stones will keep rolling in 2014. The band just announced a dozen shows in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, with a special kick-off date set for February 21 in Abu Dhabi. Mick Taylor, the group's guitarist during their fertile period of 1969-74, will again appear as a special guest at most of the shows.
Keith Richards has played thousands of shows during his career, both with and without the Rolling Stones, but the one he later referred to as his "most spectacular" took place in Sacramento on Dec. 3, 1965.
For every universally celebrated song, known to all and played to death by radio stations everywhere, there are countless hidden gems – album cuts that, for reasons unclear, somehow missed their predestined date with classic rock immortality.
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