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Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones (1973)

A concert film taken from two Rolling Stones concerts during their 1972 North American tour.

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In 1972, the Stones bring their Exile on Main Street tour to Texas: 15 songs, with five from the "Exile" album. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts, and Bill Wyman on a small stage with three other musicians. Until the lights come up near the end, we see the Stones against a black background. The camera stays mostly on Jagger, with a few shots of Taylor. Richards is on screen for his duets and for some guitar work on the final two songs. It's music from start to finish: hard rock ("All Down the Line"), the blues ("Love in Vain" and "Midnight Rambler"), a tribute to Chuck Berry ("Bye Bye Johnny"), and no "Satisfaction." Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Brown Sugar
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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Stones Peaking in Texas, 1972.
30 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Forget Hyde Park, forget Altamont: if you only buy one RS live performance, it must be Ladies and Gentlemen. Here is a band at the peak of their prodigous powers, consistently rocking on every number across a veritable feast of classic tunes. This 1972 film captures the band in fine fettle in Texas on their Exile on Main Street tour. It is a straight show, no backstage footage, no interviews, no filler, no lame alternate versions, just straight forward rock n roll.

Why this film has never been given an official release is beyond me. It is long overdue for release. Instead the public are treated to turkeys such as the Hyde Park show.

If you're a classic rock fan and haven't watched Ladies n Gentlemen, get a copy, you won't regret it.


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