[lastfm]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] are in the news again as [lastfm]Keith Richards[/lastfm] has released his tell-all biography.  In the book he talks about not being very close with [lastfm]Mick Jagger[/lastfm], partying with [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm] and not knowing who [lastfm]Johnny Depp[/lastfm] was.

It was 15 years ago that the [lastfm]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] released Stripped, collection of acoustic live recordings from various cities around the world. 

They covered the [lastfm]Bob Dylan[/lastfm] classic, “Like A Rolling Stone,” as well as songs from [lastfm]Willie Dixon[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Robert Johnson[/lastfm].  [lastfm]Mick Jagger[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Keith Richards[/lastfm] talked to New York’s iconic radio station, WNEW about Stripped and their massive catalog of songs.

Keith on bringing back old tunes and going acoustic:

Mick on creating a setlist:

Mick on remembering of their songs:


On October 25th 1960, 17-year-old Keith Richards runs into his old schoolmate, Mick Jagger, at a train station in London. Richards notices the R&B records Jagger was arm, and before long the two form their first group, Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys.

“Wild Horses” video from Stripped:

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Visit the WNEW archives for more vintage interviews.

Visit WNEW on Last.fm.


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