rolling stones chronology april 27Chronology


April 27, 1964: The Stones perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London for a the British TV special Top Beat (2 shows)

April 27, 1988: Ronnie starts a Scandinavian solo tour in Malmo, Sweden (‘Knock On Wood’), with the Swedish band Totta’s Bluesband.
Line-up: RW (gtr, voc)/Totta Naslund (voc)/Bengt Blomgren (gtr)/Nikke
Strom (bass)/Olle Niklasson (sax)/Gunnar Petersson (dr)/Bernt Andersson (keyb, voc, harm)

April 27, 2006: It was around this date that Keith fell from a coconut tree while on holiday in Fiji.
Keith on the accident (2006): “Everyone imagines it was a fifty-foot-tall palm tree (laughs). It’s embarrassing, really: I was sitting on this gnarled shrub about six feet off the ground. I was wet – I’d been swimming. I hit the ground the wrong way, my head hit the trunk and that was that… It’s not the first brush with death I’ve had. I guess what I learned is, don’t sit in trees anymore.”
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April 27, 2013: Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA, USA (warm-up show)

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