Thursday, 7 April 2016

The #RollingStones In #London Walk: 29 Days to Go!

NEW! The Rolling Stones in London Walking Tour launches on Thursday 5th May 2016!

Curated & guided by the team that brought you the Rock'n'Roll London Walk, we'll be prowling in the blueswailing, drug-busting, establishment-baiting footsteps of the savage young Stones in their 60's pomp – from the studios where they created to the shebeens where they, er, socialised – this walk provides the ideal "bonus tracks" to Exhibitionism, the blockbusting Stones retrospective at the Saatchi Gallery.

Meet at Tottenham Court Road station Thursdays at 2:30p.m. STARTS THURSDAY 5TH MAY 2016.

Daily Constitutional Editor & Rock'n'Roll London guide Adam Scott-Goulding writes… As a countdown to the Rolling Stones in London Walk I've picked 45 moments – tracks, busts, incidents, quotes – from the greatest story in Rock'n'Roll. These are the moments that made the legend…

17.            The Other Mick (Taylor)

Baby faced choirboy whose fluid guitar added an elegant rootsiness to the post-Brian Stones sound. A non-smoking macrobiotic vegetarian in 1969 when he joined the band, he left in 1974 disillusioned with the perfunctory It’s Only Rock’n’Roll album and, according to biographer Philip Norman, to escape a heroin habit picked up when the band exiled themselves to France for tax purposes in the early 70s.

Compare him to Keith in the vid for It's Only Rock'n'Roll. The boy clearly fell in with a bad crowd. Great guitarist, tho…

Street Fighting Men: The Rolling Stones in London Walking Tour begins on Thursday 5th May 2016 meeting at Tottenham Court Road Station.

A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at

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