Harps and statues

Mick's own harp line

First: Mick’s own line of harmonicas.

Together with Lee Oskar these items will be available at February 8 and each instruments, presented in 10 different keys will cost £ 49.99

“Mick Jagger and Lee Oskar are a culmination of the greatest in harmonicas. Mick Jagger has championed the instruments used in rock and roll from the very start of his musical journey. For the first time, Mick and Lee are combining their expertise to realise a limited edition dream harmonica. Available in 10 major diatonic keys. Buy two or more, get free shipping.
The harmonicas will be shipped from 8th February.”

Second: we learn, that a statue of Mick and Keith will be shown in Dartford

While we already know, that a blue plaque has been placed in Dartford railway station to commemorate their first meeting in 1961, the statues of the two Glimmer Twins will be installed on the High Street in early 2023. The statues themselves will be created by local sculptor Amy Goodman, who intends to create the figures as if they are mid performance.

Amy is quite thrilled and seems to focus on the right details while creating her art. She writes:

“It’s so thrilling to be able to share that I have been commissioned by Dartford Borough Council to sculpt two incredible music icons, Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones. Such an unbelievable honour and privilege. Both Dartford boys, they will be completed in bronze and installed at One Bell Corner in Dartford Town later this Spring.
I really wanted to capture their energy, mid performance. Mick Jagger strutting, whilst Keith is absorbed in his guitar: his famous ‘Micawber’ Telecaster.”

See also dartford.gov.uk for more on this.

Amy’s tweet:

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