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    The Rolling Stones turn 50 today, May 2nd

    It was 50 years ago today that The Rolling Stones started with Brian Jones publishing an ad looking for a band.

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    I thought Mr. Burns took care of them.
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    Well, he took care of Brian Jones anyway since he drowned in a swimming pool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Handsome B. Wonderful View Post
    I thought Mr. Burns took care of them.
    Smithers: No, sir. I discussed this with our lawyers and they consider it murder.
    Mr. Burns: Damn their oily hides!

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    Time for that wheelchair tour yet?
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    I'm turning 50 on May 13...perhaps Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron Wood(?) will share a piece of cake with me...without ANY sex involved!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haoie View Post
    Time for that wheelchair tour yet?
    I heard Bill Wyman and possibly Mick Taylor will be joining the band on their 50th anniversary tour.

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    top five stones lps (in order):
    1. exile on main st. (1972)
    2. let it bleed (1969)
    3. beggars banquet (1968)
    4. their satanic majesties request (1967)
    5. some girls (1978)

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    I'll add in my top 10 songs:
    1. Sympathy For The Devil
    2. Paint It Black
    3. Ruby Tuesday
    4. Gimme Shelter
    5. You Can't Always Get What You Want
    6. Street Fighting Man
    7. Tumbling Dice
    8. Time Is On My Side
    9. Miss You
    10. Start Me Up

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    top ten songs would be:

    1. midnight rambler
    2. no expectations
    3. sweet virginia
    4. love in vain (r. johnson)
    5. rocks off
    6. dear doctor
    7. tumbling dice
    8. in another land
    9. miss you
    10. citadel

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    Here's mine:

    1. Gimme Shelter
    2. Sympathy for the Devil
    3. Mother's Little Helper
    4. Paint it Black
    5. 19th Nervous Breakdown
    6. You Can't Always Get What You Want
    7. Brown Sugar
    8. Start Me Up
    9. Beast of Burden
    10. Miss You

    Not one of my favourites, but they do have some decent songs.
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    do you guys like disco stones

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    Let It Bleed is one of my all-time favourite albums. 19th Nervous Breakdown is my favourite Stones song.

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    http://www.mediafire.com/?rc67kp97z17w7ke

    let it bleed is such a jam

    albums like this, hwy 61 revisited, and zeppelin ii just achieve that perfect length of nine songs

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    Quote Originally Posted by melody nelson View Post

    http://www.mediafire.com/?rc67kp97z17w7ke

    let it bleed is such a jam

    albums like this, hwy 61 revisited, and zeppelin ii just achieve that perfect length of nine songs
    I agree. I can put this album on and never skip a song (though i do have to flip the tape over. That's right, I still listen to the occasional tape).

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    Quote Originally Posted by melody nelson View Post
    do you guys like disco stones
    Emotional Rescue is pretty good, but I have to admit I agree with Riviera. I'm not the biggest Stones fan( I'm not familiar with the deep cuts you selected Melody) but I do respect their longevity and contribution to rock n' roll.
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    Quote Originally Posted by al and mike View Post
    That's right, I still listen to the occasional tape).
    i love tapes.

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    thompsons, download let it bleed with that mediafire link i posted above

    immediately go to midnight rambler and turn it up to eleven

    you won't be disappointed

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    Good song, a lot more bluesy for my taste (for Stones material anyway.) I like their darker more atmospheric songs.

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    did you get to the bridge?

    the stones do not get any more atmospheric than that

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    Dang, forgot about 19th Nervous Breakdown. Must edit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by melody nelson View Post
    did you get to the bridge?

    the stones do not get any more atmospheric than that
    I find Ruby Tuesday or even Angie to be more effective in that sense. The oustanding harp playing (is that Brian Jones?) overshadows most of the other elements in this song.

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    i don't like the stones.

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    For wordsmiths I much prefer Bruce Springsteen(the next Dylan! ), but I do have my Dylan favourites: Subterranean Homesick Blues, The Hurricane, Tangled Up In Blue, Blowing In The Wind etc.

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    Hey Melody, where did your Dylan post go?

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    been spinning 'exile on main st' a lot the past two weeks. such perfect summer music, guys

    this album is seriously one of the best things ever. i'm ashamed that i've never actually bought a physical lp

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    You can purchase the massive box set that came out a few years ago or do you already have it?

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    i've drooled over that thing, but like many of those box set reissues that constantly come out, i just don't have the disposable income

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