Next Stonesnews…

We have some days until the next gig, so here is some mixed news around this band: – “Greg Schwem: The Rolling Stones prove this summer’s Hackney Diamonds Tour is really the ‘Happy Tour’
(Greg Schwem is a corporate stand-up comedian and author of two books: “Text Me If You’re Breathing: Observations, Frustrations and Life Lessons From a Low-Tech Dad” and the recently released “The Road To Success Goes Through the Salad Bar: A Pile of BS From a Corporate Comedian,” available at Visit Greg on the web at – “Rolling Stones and Widespread Panic Review: The Legendary Rockers Prove Age Is Irrelevant – Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards tore up the stage after Widespread Panic fans flooded the stadium during “Chilly Water.” – “The Rolling Stones coming to Soldier Field! – “Widespread Panic Opens For The Rolling Stones In Denver [Photos/Videos]” (+ Stones content)

Great findChuck Leavell: On Piano With the Rolling Stones – from Talking Guitar: Jas Obrecht’s Music Magazine – “This interview took place on July 14, 1994, while the Rolling Stones were rehearsing at Toronto’s Crescent School for their upcoming Voodoo Lounge tour. By then Chuck Leavell had already spent a dozen years playing keyboards with the Rolling Stones. He’d also been a member of the Allman Brothers Band and Sea Level, and had worked as a session musician for Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, the Black Crowes, and many others. Thirty years later, Chuck is still manning the 88s for the Rolling Stones onstage and in the studio…

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  • June 23, 2024 at 7:39

    Curiously, Chuck Leavell, Daryl Jones, and Karl Denson were not used on Hackney Diamonds.

    I guess Daryl was on some tracks recorded back in the 2019 sessions but they did not make the album and they used Andrew Watt the producer for Hackney Diamonds on bass for a lot of the tracks.

    But supposedly the Stones recorded enough material for almost 3/4 of a follow album so will have to see who is on that in the future.

    • June 23, 2024 at 13:52

      True – Mr. Watt was happy to play bass or guitar during these session – he himself is a guitar player. More infos on him see for example “Mr Watt’s October 20th” and the link to his interview in Guitar Player: “Time for Mr. Watt“…


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