Posts Tagged: Mick Jagger

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #143: Saul Austerlitz

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“I felt that Meredith Hunter was the invisible figure at the center of the story.”

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Swinging Modern Sounds #83: On George

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There really is not a day that doesn’t go by that I don’t stop at some moment and think about George Harrison.

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Elegy with Records on the Doorstep

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The old music still filled pits in him like sawdust and wood glue do a nail hole. The songs didn’t say anything new over the years, but they provided home when he missed it.

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The Rumpus Interview with Rich Cohen

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Rich Cohen discusses his new book The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones, writing book proposals, and interviewing rock stars.

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Song of the Day: “Sweet Virginia”

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“Tryin’ to stop the waves behind your eyeballs,” Mick Jagger sings on “Sweet Virginia,” a determined country shuffle off their seminal 1972 record, Exile On Main Street, an album frequently mentioned on Best Of lists and widely hailed as one of the most influential of the century. The next line, “Drop your reds, drop your greens […]

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You’re Just a Sinner I Am Told: Prince & the Sexual Revolution

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It was all about desire, including women’s desire, Prince’s music. Women were not degraded. They were exalted, body and mind both.

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Dreams of Jodorowsky’s Dune

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In the long list of things we wished had happened, there’s a Dune directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It would star Salvador Dali, Mick Jagger, and Orson Welles. Pink Floyd was going to do the music and H.R. Giger would handle designs. It was going to be the ultimate cult film and we were all going to […]

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THE EYEBALL, The Rumpus DVD Column: #24 Nicolas Roeg’s First Five Films

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Years ago I happened upon a series of arresting images on cable. There was a young Mick Jagger cavorting in a bath tub with two svelte beauties. A child wearing a fake mustache. A still image of Jorge Luis Borges rising out of a gunshot wound to the head.

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