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Ginger Baker recently told a reporter, among other things, that the Rolling Stones are "not good musicians." He also had some disparaging words to say about fellow classic rockers the Who and Bob Dylan.
On Sept. 10, 1973, the Rolling Stones broke a 10-year history of clean, upstanding living when the BBC announced that 'Star Star,' a song off their then-new album 'Goats Head Soup,' was banned on account of its obscene lyrics.
It took just one bid in a recent eBay auction to secure a barely used rock collectible, when a fan dropped $3,750 on a Rolling Stones pinball machine. The 2011 game, featuring the pared-down current four-piece edition of the band, includes a ramp styled after the Stones' famous tongue logo.
The Rolling Stones' June 29 appearance at the Glastonbury Festival this summer will headline a weeklong slate of special concert programs on the Palladia cable network. The Glastonbury special will also include performances by other artists, like Elvis Costello.
The Rolling Stones are suing a German clothing company over its use of the band's famous logo. According to NME, the manufacturer has appropriated the Stones' popular mouth logo on posters and other promotional items found in its stores.
The Rolling Stones' "50 and Counting" tour has resulted in yet another milestone for the legendary rock group. In an interesting bit of symmetry, their 'Hyde Park Live' album is their 50th album to reach the Billboard 200 chart.