Miss Marianne Faithfull:

Miss Marianne Faithfull:
(Born December 29, 1946) Songs she inspired: She Smiled Sweetly, Let's Spend The Night Together, She's Like A Rainbow, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Wild Horses, I Got The Blues, 100 Years Ago, Winter

Miss Anita Pallenberg:

Miss Anita Pallenberg:
(Born April 6, 1942) Songs she inspired: You Got The Silver, Sister Morphine (words by Marianne), Wild Horses, Coming Down Again, Angie, Beast Of Burden, All About You

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Revolution SixtieNine: The Rolling Stones on tour in America, autumn 1969

"The Greatest Rock n' Roll Band in the World", a title given to them by Sam Cutler earlier that year, went on tour in America in November (and some of December) of 1969. It was their first sojourn in three years, and their first since Brian Jones' death-by-swimming-pool on July 3rd.  Mick Taylor, the 21-year-old innocent, was on lead guitar, having replaced Brian in June shortly before his death. The November tour was 17 dates (23 shows) and was sold out in hours. The Stones were no strangers to the sunny skies of Los Angeles during the summer of '69, as they were there to mix Let It Bleed, kidnap Gram Parsons from the Burritos, and cavort with California groupies like Miss Pamela of the GTOs. They rehearsed for the tour in Stephen Stills' basement and then moved on to studio at Warner Brothers. Here are images I've scanned from the tour...

At Oriole House, the Stones' LA headquarters:
At Oriole House with the groupie named Angel:
Rehearsing at Stephen Stills' house:
Gram Parsons is in the top hat (back to the camera):
Groupie galore:
Outside the Plaza hotel:
Mick and Ahmet Ertegun:
Miss Pamela is sitting in the chair:
Mick with Ike and Tina Turner, one of the opening acts:
and onstage...
and in a later post, Altamont...
ALL IMAGES = MY SCANS.  Photos mostly by Ethan Russell.
Recommended reading on the '69 tour: Stanley Booth's "The True Adventures Of The Rolling Stones". Also recommended is Ethan Russell's superb photo book, "Let It Bleed: The Rolling Stones, Altamont, and the End of the Sixties", from which many of these photos were scanned. 

Tour Dates, November 1969:
7 November State University, Fort Collins, CO
8 November Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, CA (two shows)
9 November Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA (two shows)
10 November International Sports Arena, San Diego, CA
11 November Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ
13 November Moody Coliseum, Dallas, TX
14 November University Coliseum, Auburn, AL
15 November Univeristy of Illinois, Champagne, IL (two shows)
16 November International Amphitheater, Chicago, IL (two shows)
20 November Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, CA
24 November Olympia Stadium, Detriot, MI
25 November Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
26 November Civic Center, Baltimore, MD
27 November Madison Square Garden, NYC
28 November Madison Square Garden, NYC
29 November Boston Gardens, Boston, MA
30 November International Raceway, West Palm Beach, FL


Kirby said...

thank you thank you thank you for posting these! absolutely fantastic!

LETICIA said...

OMG! Darling, these set of pictures are like heaven for me. I had seen a fw but the on with Mick and Miss Pamela was a beautiful surprise! ALL GRAT SCANS AS USUAL! Btw, Keith looked so hot back then! Loved the post, doll! Peace!


Allie said...

These are amazing. AMAZING. SO PERFECT. You are an absolute godsend and I can't wait for your Altamont post. Will be checking back anxiously, haha.

Anonymous said...

Will you add Queen one day?
On the 70s they where HOT, specialy Roger Taylor!! ^^

Love your blog and all the groupie stores, and Bebe Buell :)

Keep on with it,

Beverly xoxoxox

Desdemona said...

I wonder if Miss Pamela and Mick did the dirty dirty that night.

Danielle said...

Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful photos!

shoeless simone said...

I just discovered your blog, and I am absolutely in love with it...it is by far the greatest blog for inspiration I have ever seen!

I am so glad that you put so much time and effort into scanning all of these amazing pictures...I'll probably spend another hour looking through them! In my next blog post, I am definitely mentioning your amazing blog :)
Thanks again for all the inspiration!


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Nasty Habits said...

The L.A. show on the 20th was cancelled and some of those pics are from the 1970 European tour

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