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TODAY IN ROLLING STONES’ HISTORY: December 6

Dec. 6, 1963: Odeon Theatre, Romford, England (2 shows)


Dec. 6, 1968: Release of BEGGARS BANQUET (Decca SKL 4955), the Stones’ 7th British and 9th American studio album.
SIDE A: 1. Sympathy For The Devil/ 2. No Expectations/ 3. Dear Doctor/ 4. Parachute Woman/ 5. Jig-Saw Puzzle
SIDE B: 1. Street Fighting Man/ 2. Prodigal Son/ 3. Stray Cat Blues/ 4. Factory Girl/ 5. Salt Of The Earth

Dec. 6, 1969: Altamont Speedway, Livermore, CA, USA
Jumping Jack Flash/Carol/Sympathy For The Devil/The Sun Is Shining/Stray Cat Blues/Love In Vain/Under My Thumb/ Brown Sugar/Midnight Rambler/Live With Me/Gimme Shelter/Little Queenie/Satisfaction/Honky Tonk Women/Street Fighting Man
The infamous daw when the Stones headlined a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California, in front of 300.000 people. The Hell’s Angels disrupt the performances and murder 18-year-old concertgoer Meredith Hunter near the stage. Other acts included the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Jefferson Airplane, Santana and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The Grateful Dead finally decided not to take part of the concert.


Dec. 6, 1969: Premiere at the Plaza Theater, New York City of GIMME SHELTER, the documentary/concert movie filmed by the Maysles Brothers of the Stones’ 1969 tour and the Altamont show.

Dec. 6, 1974: Release of George Harrison’s 7″ single DING DONG, DING DONG / I DON’T CARE ANYMORE, with Ronnie Wood on guitar


Dec. 6, 1989: Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Start Me Up/Bitch/Sad Sad Sad/Undercover Of The Night/Harlem Shuffle/Tumbling Dice/Miss You/Ruby Tuesday/Play With Fire/Dead Flowers/Rock And A Hard Place/Terrifying/Mixed Emotions/Honky Tonk Women/Midnight Rambler/You Can’t Always Get What You Want/Before They Make Me Run/Happy/Paint It Black/2000 Light Years From Home/Sympathy For The Devil/Gimme Shelter/It’s Only Rock’n Roll/Brown Sugar/Satisfaction/Jumping Jack Flash


Dec. 6, 1993: Release of the CHARLIE WATTS QUINTET’s ‘MY SHIP / YOU GO TO MY HEAD’ CD-single

Dec. 6, 1994: Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada
Not Fade Away/Tumbling Dice/You Got Me Rocking/Rocks Off/Live With Me/Sparks Will Fly/Satisfaction/Beast Of Burden/Out Of Tears/All Down The Line/Love Is Strong/It’s All Over Now/I Go Wild/Miss You/Band introduction/ Honky Tonk Women/Happy/The Worst/Sympathy For The Devil/Monkey Man/ Street Fighting Man/Start Me Up/It’s Only Rock’n Roll/Brown Sugar/ Jumping Jack Flash

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