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Charlie Watts: The Backbone of Rock n Roll

Charlie Watts: The Backbone of Rock n Roll The passing of the inimitable Charlie Watts, the Wembley Whammer, is a huge blow to rock n roll and the music community at large. Charlie was the anchor of the world’s quintessential rock n roll band. (Arguments over The Beatles vs. The Stones will go on forever....

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Stones Dig Goat’s Head Soup from Their Vault

By ELI JACE > The Rolling Stones are taking the Clorox wipes to Goat’s Head Soup. Last week The Estate announced the upcoming deluxe reissue of the Stones’ underrated 70s album, with a new look and new tunes. The deluxe version, available September 4, includes an extra disc with 3 unheard outtake tracks, instrumental versions,...

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BOOK REVIEW: “Can’t Give It Away On Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones And New York City”

By ELI JACE > On this earth, few things reach the level of unmistakable greatness in their category. There is no greater city than New York. There is no greater band than the Rolling Stones. Bring the debate, you won’t get far.   In the book, Can’t Give It Away on Seventh Avenue — The...

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The Rolling Stones in the Desert Again

By ELI JACE > The Rolling Stones in the desert again. Growing up my house had a constant shuffle of rock and roll classics playing. My father, mother and I all have our Venn diagram of favorites. My dad and I love Pink Floyd, John Mellencamp, Neil Young. My mother not so much. My mom...

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IMP Interviews Author Christopher McKittrick

By ELI JACE > The new book, Can’t Give It Away On Seventh Avenue by Christopher McKittrick, examines the interlocking histories of New York City and The Rolling Stones. It’s a fascinating read that charts the path of an English rock band in America’s most cultured city. Independent Music Promotions sat down with the author...

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REVIEW: Celebrating David Bowie

 By ELI JACE > When planet earth lost its Starman David Bowie in 2016 the landscape went dark. The man was gone. But, for the rest of us, thankfully, his music remains locked in digital space and in our heads. Celebrating David Bowie, the touring tribute, features some of Bowie’s closest collaborators and friends. The...

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Exhibitionism is a Hoarder’s House of Rolling Stones History

To get to the Rolling Stones’ traveling career retrospective, Exhibitionism, you have to follow the path of many tongues through Chicago’s Navy Pier. Just when you begin feeling lost the band’s iconic tongue logo appears in three-dimensional plaster cast glory standing five feet tall and directs you further still. After tongue number five it becomes...

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