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Even better than they were thirty
years ago! The Rolling Stones
back with a bang at
intimate Paris warm-up gig

Daily Mail (UK), by Owen Tonks and Jennifer Ruby

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 10/27/2012 4:43:07 PM

There was a mad rush for tickets as British rockers The Rolling Stones announced a secret Paris warm-up gig on Thursday. The biggest rock stars in the world didn't disappoint as the lucky few who managed to bag tickets were treated to a night of the band's classic hits. Giving an energetic and intimate performance, fans found themselves in close proximity to their rock idols as the band proved that they had just as much on-stage chemistry as they did 50 years ago.

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Goodness gracious, I do believe I've never seen a more homely crew of aging rockers in my life! I was never a Stones fan, but I guess if they've got this much energy at their age, more power to them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/27/2012 4:52:42 PM     (No. 8967756)

I know....

It's only rock and roll....

But.....I LIKE IT !!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bdog, 10/27/2012 4:54:22 PM     (No. 8967761)

Jagger is 69 years old. I'm not a Stones fan per se, but you have to give them credit for their energy and they give the audience their money's worth. Capitalism at its best.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tmcavl1, 10/27/2012 5:17:41 PM     (No. 8967805)

Have to agree with the above posts - at their age, the "Strolling Bones" deserve a lot of credit.

Unlike the Stones concerts I attended many years ago, where the air was filled with the pungent aroma of cannabis, I imagine that today one is more likely to get a whiff of Ben Gay.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 10/27/2012 5:26:07 PM     (No. 8967815)

#3 - Ben Gay! Ha, too funny. I know many folks past 65 who are working hard, looking great and loving life more than ever. I do not care for this group but I give them credit for always seeming to be sure their fans get their $$$'s worth!!!! They seem to still have it!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mollybob, 10/27/2012 6:13:56 PM     (No. 8967899)

I confess to being a long-time but highly-conflicted fan. I love their music but detest their attitudes about virtually everything. Even though they all look like death warmed over--but then, haven't they for decades?-- the old goats still continue to deliver the goods with their music. Whoever coined the phrase "Rock and roll is here to stay," must've had this gaggle of geezers in mind.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WayneDavis, 10/27/2012 6:45:38 PM     (No. 8967974)

30 years more practice ought to make anyone better!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/27/2012 7:19:55 PM     (No. 8968035)

Never liked the Stones. I thought they were creepy and didn't care for their music. But hey, if they can still put on a show and their fans will pay to watch them I say "go for it". Just don't expect me to be in attendance.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ufos4, 10/27/2012 9:36:34 PM     (No. 8968311)

Love the Stones since '65. Saw them 3 decades later live and it was one great show. They give the audience 150% and they know their stuff. Who cares if they are senior citizens, they still make music that I want to hear and do it very well. I'd love to be at this 50 year tour.

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