Rolling Stones: 3 Live Shows Released on CD

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Three classic live shows featuring the Rolling Stones—all previously released as DVDs—are now available on CD for the first time, courtesy of Eagle Records.

The titles—Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones, Some Girls Live in Texas ’78 and Checkerboard Lounge: Chicago 1981 (the latter with blues legend Muddy Waters) were all released on June 16.

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Ladies & Gentleman The Rolling Stones was recorded in Texas on the 1972 Exile On Main Street U.S. tour. The group at the time included Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitars); Charlie Watts (drums); Bill Wyman (bass); Mick Taylor (guitars) with Bobby Keys (saxophones); Jim Price (horns) and Nicky Hopkins (piano).

Some Girls: Live In Texas ’78 was recorded in Texas, at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, shortly after the Some Girls album had hit the #1 spot on the U.S. album charts. The lineup was Mick Jagger (vocals, guitar, piano); Keith Richards (vocals, guitar); Charlie Watts (drums); Bill Wyman (bass); Ronnie Wood (vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar) with Ian Stewart (piano); Ian McLagan (keyboards) and Doug Kershaw (violin).

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Checkerboard Lounge: Live In Chicago 1981 captures a night in the middle of the Stones’ 1981 U.S. tour when the band turned up on their night off at Buddy Guy’s Checkerboard Lounge blues club in Chicago, where Muddy Waters was playing. Jagger, Richards, Ronnie Wood and Ian Stewart all joined in the performance. The lineup for this one is: Muddy Waters (vocals, guitar); Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Ronnie Wood (guitar); Ian Stewart (piano); Buddy Guy (vocals, guitar); Lefty Dizz (vocals, guitar); Junior Wells (harmonica, vocals); George Mojo Buford (harmonica); Lovie Lee (piano); Earnest Johnson (bass); Ray Allison (drums); John Primer (guitar); Rick Kreher (guitar) and Nick Charles (bass).


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