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Rolling Stones chronology – May 1
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ç1963: Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, England
1964: Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, England
In early 1964, the band began their first tour as headliners. They gigged extensively in this year, performing more than 300 times and due to high demand, they were often forced to perform twice on the same day.
When they played the Imp for the first time on May 1, 1964, the band were celebrating their first top 10 hit – a cover of Buddy Holly’s Not Fade Away.
1965: 2 shows: Academy Of Music, New York City, NY and Convention Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/music/20150501_50_years_ago__the_Stones_rolled_into_Philly.html
1966: ‘NME Pollwinners Concert’, Empire Pool, Wembley, England
The Last Time/Play With Fire/Satisfaction/The Stones get an award for the ‘Satisfaction’ single
1971: Release of JOHN BALDRY’s LP ‘It Ain’t Easy’, with Ronnie as guest on four tracks: 1. Don’t Try To Lay No Boogie-Woogie On The King Of Rock’n Roll/ 2. It Ain’t Easy/ 3. Morning, Morning/ 4. I’m Ready
1972: Mick and Bianca Jagger take part of a march in Paris of support in for political activist Angela Davis, along with Nathalie Delon. Mick and Keith dedicated their song ‘Sweet Black Angel’ to Angela, which was included in the ‘Exile On main Street’ album, released 25 days after. “We had never met her, but we admired her from afar”, Keith said.
Read here: https://rollingstonesdata.com/2022/01/18/a-bit-of-history-angela-davis-march-paris-1972/
1975: After their originally announced press conference at the 5th Avenue didn’t take place, the Stones, including new band member Ron Wood, announce their 1975 ‘Tour of the Americas performing ‘Brown Sugar’ on a moving flatbed truck on 5th Avenue, New York City.
1976: The Stones shoot promotional film clips for new songs Hot Stuff, Fool to Cry, Hey Negrita and Crazy Mama (all from the Black and Blue album) at the Ostseehalle, Kiel, West Germany.
1981: Release of Bill Wyman’s 7″ TENDERNESS / NOCHE DE AMOR. Side A (from the ‘Green Ice’ movie soundtrack is credited to Maria Muldaur, who is on lead vocals)
1981: Release of INOUE TAKAYUKI & THE BREAKFAST BAND’s LP ‘It’s Never Too Late’, with Mick Taylor on guitar on four tracks: 1. Walking With Mick/ 2. Give Me Some Lovin’/ 3. Yorkshire Pudding/ 4. Ascot Park
May 1, 1986: Shooting of a promovideo for ‘One Hit (to the Body)’ at Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, England
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