The Rolling Stones Story Host: Alexis Korner, UK radio (BBC) 1973 - 6CDr

Intro

Part1: The Early Days 7.4 1973

R'n'B From The Marquee

 

Got My Mojo Working

 

The Ealing Club

 

I Just Want To Make Love To You

 

Mick Jagger. It was ever so wet

 

Look What You've Done

 

Ian Stewart and the Genesis of The Stones

 

Georgio Gomelski and The Crawdaddy Club

 

If You Need Me

 

Peter Jones. Enter ALO

 

Fortune Teller

 

Andrew Loog Oldham. It was a very rigid set up

 

Dick Rowe. I didn't want to make the same mistake twice

 

Come On

 

Patrick Doncaster- The music was something that transformed everybody there

 

(Get You Kicks On) Route 66

 

Patrick Doncaster- This is not the kind of publicity we want for our establishment

 

Howard Pendleton- Our Jazz festival was turned upside down

 

You Can Make It If You Try

 

The performance was not considered suitable for our purposes

 

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Brian Matthew. Saturday Club

 

Roll Over Beethoven

 

Keith Richards. We were down to thieving potatoes

 

Outro

 

 

Total time: 59'24

Lennon and McCartney

Part 2: The Rise To Fame 14.4 1973

I Wanna Be Your Man

 

Ian Stewart. I'm a rotten piano player!

 

Peter Jones on Andrew Oldham

 

Not Fade Away

 

Andrew Oldham. They were asked to wear uniforms of some description, and they did

 

Peter Jones. Stories were planted

 

Everybody Needs Somebody To Love

 

Long John Baldry. BBC stereo transmission

 

Cops 'n' Robbers

 

Jimmy Saville. Take your filthy hands off me!

 

Keith Richards. I'd never thought of writing, it never occurred to me

 

Mick Jagger. The first song we ever wrote was called "It Should Be You", I think

 

It Should Be You

 

That Girl Belongs To Yesterday

 

Gene Pitney. I took a fifth of Cognac over to the studio

 

Little By Little

 

Gene Pitney. His wife asked who the ugly women were!

 

Judy Simms. The Rolling Stones were dangerous

 

Andrew Oldham. There was one concert......

 

Confessin' The Blues

 

Ron Malo. Chess Studios

 

It's All Over Now

 

Ron Malo. Muddy Waters was there

 

2120 South Michigan Avenue

 

David Jacobs. Juke Box Jury

 

Riot in Blackpool

 

What A Shame

 

Jimmy Saville. The most exciting group

 

Shirley Arnold. At that time it was crazy

 

Little Red Rooster

 

Keith Richards. Everybody went through their star trip

 

Outro

 

 

Total time: 59'50

Intro

Part 3: The Weekend Starts Here! 21.4 1973

Hitch Hike

 

Ron Malo. We had no security at Chess

 

Under Assistant West Coast Promo Man

 

Down Under

 

Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Going)

 

Brian Jones. I love touring, I always wanted to see the world

 

Mick Jagger. writing The Last Time

 

The Last Time

 

Johnny Ball. Hold the audience until they get here

 

Mick Jagger. I thought that was a great period

 

I'm Free

 

Mick Jagger. Keith was playing around with a riff

 

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

 

Ready Steady Go!

 

Good Times

 

The best rock television show ever anywhere

 

Fanny Mae

 

Enter Allen Klein

 

Andrew Oldham. Are You Herman?

 

Get Off Of My Cloud

 

Dave Hassinger. Knows exactly what we're trying to do

 

19th Nervous Breakdown

 

Dave Hassinger. I look at the recording business today....

 

Mother's Little Helper

 

Mick Jagger. I used to listen to Dan Dare

 

Outro. RAF March Past

 

 

Total time: 59'36

Intro

Part 4: At Their Britannic Majesties Behest 28.4 1973

Paint It Black

 

David Platts on the changing role of a music publisher

 

Satisfaction x 5

 

Mick Jagger. If anyone does my song, I'm very pleased

 

As Tears Go By

 

Keith Richards. Most of them were jokes...it was all tongue in cheek stuff

 

Andrew Oldham forms Immediate Records

 

Chris Farlowe. I got another song I'd like you to hear

 

Out Of Time

 

Judy Simms on sex appeal

 

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby

 

Redlands, Warsaw and Zurich

 

Look Of The Week

 

Girls AND Boys

 

Let's Spend The Night Together

 

The sweet scent of incense

 

I Am Waiting

 

Who Breaks a Butterfly On A Wheel?

 

We Love You 1

 

Keith Richards. It was a painful year, y'know

 

We Love You 2

 

Keith Richards. If it turns around on you, it turns around heavy

 

Mick Jagger. It ruined him

 

Sing This All Together 1

 

Mick Jagger. I don't think that people who take drugs should go to prison

 

Sing This All Together 2

 

Exit Andrew Oldham

 

On With The Show

 

She's A Rainbow

 

Mick Jagger. A Knighthood I'd take, nothing less than a Knighthood

 

Outro

 

 

Total time: 59'14

Intro

Part 5: Please Allow Me To Introduce Myself 4.5 1973

Nicky Hopkins. I was so totally involved with that album

 

Sympathy For The Devil

 

Jimmy Miller. Honey, Mick Jagger called and wants you to call him back

 

Jumpin' Jack Flash

 

Jimmy Miller. Brian couldn't be counted on to be there

 

Beggars Banquet

 

The Rock 'n' Roll Circus

 

Street Fighting Man

 

Jimmy Miller. It was just a john with grafitti

 

Exit Brian Jones

 

No Expectations

 

Ian Stewart. It was me that got Mick Taylor

 

John Mayall on Mick Taylor

 

Mick Abrams. We were just sitting there one night when the phone rang

 

Let It Bleed

 

Requiem in Hyde Park

 

Honky Tonk Women

 

Andrew King. English Hells Angels tend to travel to pop concerts on the underground

 

Keith Richards. It was a complete shock

 

Lewis Jones. I believe the turning point in Brian's life was when he lost the only girl he ever really loved

 

This Little Light Of Mine

 

Chip Monck. They should have fired me on the spot!

 

You Can't Always Get What You Want

 

Altamont

 

Gimme Shelter

 

Mick Jagger. It was a nightmare...it taught us to be careful

 

Outro

 

 

Total time: 59'52

Intro

Part 6: Up To Date and Where To Now? 11.5 1973

Mick Jagger. They just never cooperated with us

 

Dick Rowe. It's a bit like a marriage

 

You Got The Silver

 

Marshall Chess. Rolling Stones Records

 

Marshall Chess. We had to ship it with the zipper unzipped!

 

Brown Sugar

 

It's the sort of thing young girls would like, it's quite gay really

 

Mick Jagger. I don't mean broke, I mean more than broke

 

Keith Richards. I'd be the Maharaja of God knows where if I'd had all the money we'd earned

 

Let It Rock

 

Mick Jagger. I think that marriage is a lovely initiation into adulthood, for which I'm not ready

 

Enter Bianca

 

Happy

 

Jimmy Miller on recording Exile On Main St.

 

Ventilator Blues

 

Chip Monck. The vacation before the storm!

 

Chip Monck. They have tolerated me for a period of approximately five years without a word of thanks!

 

Chris O'Dell. Keeping up morale

 

All Down The Line

 

Nicaragua, Hawaii but not Japan

 

Do you visualize the group going on for a long time?

 

Alexis Korner. Some points have been glossed over

 

Glyn Johns. The Stones were the first artists I ever found

 

Bright Lights, Big City

 

Alexis Korner on Bill and Charlie

 

Movies

 

Thoroughly professional

 

Elton John. Well they're still my favorite band

 

Rip This Joint

 

The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band In The World

 

Outro

 

 

Total time: 59'52

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