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Rolling Stones

Works: 2,591 works in 7,577 publications in 11 languages and 100,654 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Popular music  Concert films  Blues-rock music  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Rock concert films  History  Biography  Blues (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Composer, Arranger, Originator, Interviewee, Other, Lyricist, Singer, Actor, Dedicatee, Artist
Classifications: M1630.18.R65, 781.66
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Shine a light by Rolling Stones( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live concert by British rock band The Rolling Stones, in support of their 2005 studio album "A bigger bang"
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videocassette release of the landmark 1969 concert at Altamont, California, where the evening ended with a fatal knifing. Disturbing portrait of one aspect of the rock and drug culture of the late 60's
Let it bleed by Rolling Stones( Recording )

96 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Stones classic with songs like Gimme Shelter; You Can't Always Get What You Want; and Midnight Rambler. The album also features guitar from Mick Taylor, the man who filled the void left by the death of Brian Jones
Sticky fingers by Rolling Stones( Recording )

118 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Sticky Fingers' is a slow, bluesy affair, with a few country touches thrown in for good measure
Exile on Main St by Rolling Stones( Recording )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many, the Rolling Stones' 1972 album stands as one of their very best, thanks in part to several classic tracks including Tumbling Dice
Blue & lonesome by Rolling Stones( Recording )

34 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in just three days in London, England, the album takes the band back to their roots and the passion for blues music which has always been the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones
50 years : the gold anniversary collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of hits from the Atlantic Record company over a fifty year span
Tattoo you by Rolling Stones( Recording )

63 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the Rolling Stones' arena rock sound in the studio. The album is split between rockers, like Start Me Up, and mellow tunes, like Waiting on a Friend
Forty licks by Rolling Stones( Recording )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 40-year career-spanning retrospective, combining the Rollings Stones' formative Decca/London era of the 1960s with their self-owned post-1970 material. Includes four new songs
Beggars banquet by Rolling Stones( Recording )

89 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remastered version of the Rolling Stones' 1968 album, featuring ten songs, including "Sympathy for the Devil," "Prodigal Son," and "Factory Girl."
Steel wheels by Rolling Stones( Recording )

56 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty shades of Grey : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the biggest success stories in books is now poised to make a big splash in the theater. The soundtrack to the highly anticipated film includes a new track from the Weeknd called Earned It
A bigger bang by Rolling Stones( Recording )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight years separate 2005's A Bigger Bang, the Rolling Stones' 24th album of original material, from its 1997 predecessor, Bridges to Babylon, the longest stretch of time between Stones albums in history, but unlike the three-year gap between 1986's Dirty Work and 1989's Steel Wheels, the band never really went away. They toured steadily, not just behind Bridges but behind the career-spanning 2002 compilation Forty Licks, and the steady activity paid off nicely, as the 2004 concert souvenir album Live Licks proved. The tight, sleek, muscular band showcased there was a surprise -- they played with a strength and swagger they hadn't had in years -- but a bigger surprise is that A Bigger Bang finds that reinvigorated band carrying its latter-day renaissance into the studio, turning in a sinewy, confident, satisfying album that's the band's best in years. Of course, every Stones album since their highly touted, self-conscious 1989 comeback, Steel Wheels, has been designed to get this kind of positive press, to get reviewers to haul out the clich? that this is their "best record since Exile on Main St." (Mick Jagger is so conscious of this, he deliberately compared Bigger Bang to Exile in all pre-release publicity and press, even if the scope and feel of Bang is very different from that 1972 classic), so it's hard not to take any praise with a grain of salt, but there is a big difference between this album and 1994's Voodoo Lounge. That album was deliberately classicist, touching on all of the signatures of classic mid-period, late-'60s/early-'70s Stones -- reviving the folk, country, and straight blues that balanced their trademark rockers -- and while it was often successful, it very much sounded like the Stones trying to be the Stones. What distinguishes A Bigger Bang is that it captures the Stones simply being the Stones, playing without guest stars, not trying to have a hit, not trying to adopt the production style of the day, not doing anything but lying back and playing. Far from sounding like a lazy affair, the album rocks really hard, tearing out of the gate with "Rough Justice, " the toughest, sleaziest, and flat-out best song Jagger and Richards have come up with in years. It's not a red herring, either -- "She Saw Me Coming, " "Look What the Cat Dragged In, " and the terrific "Oh No Not You Again, " which finds Mick spitting out lyrics with venom and zeal, are equally as hard and exciting, but the album isn't simply a collection of rockers. The band delves into straight blues with "Back of My Hand, " turns toward pop with "Let Me Down Slow, " rides a disco groove reminiscent of "Emotional Rescue" on "Rain Fall Down, " and has a number of ballads, highlighted by "Streets of Love" and Keith's late-night barroom anthem "This Place Is Empty, " that benefit greatly from the stripped-down, uncluttered production by Don Was and the Glimmer Twins. Throughout the album, the interplay of the band is at the forefront, which is one of the reasons the record is so consistent: even the songs that drift toward the generic are redeemed by the sound of the greatest rock & roll band ever playing at a latter-day peak. And, make no mistake about it, the Stones sound better as a band than they have in years: there's an ease and assurance to their performances that are a joy to hear, whether they're settling into a soulful groove or rocking harder than any group of 60-year-olds should. But A Bigger Bang doesn't succeed simply because the Stones are great musicians, it also works because this is a strong set of Jagger-Richards originals -- naturally, the songs don't rival their standards from the '60s and '70s, but the best songs here more than hold their own with the best of their post-Exile work, and there are more good songs here than on any Stones album since Some Girls. This may not be a startling comeback along the lines of Bob Dylan's Love and Theft, but that's fine, because over the last three decades the Stones haven't been about surprises: they've been about reliability. The problem is, they haven't always lived up to their promises, or when they did deliver the goods, it was sporadic and unpredictable. And that's what's unexpected about A Bigger Bang: they finally hold up their end of the bargain, delivering a strong, engaging, cohesive Rolling Stones album that finds everybody in prime form. Keith is loose and limber, Charlie is tight and controlled, Ronnie lays down some thrilling, greasy slide guitar, and Mick is having a grand time, making dirty jokes, baiting neo-cons, and sounding more committed to the Stones than he has in years. Best of all, this is a record where the band acknowledges its age and doesn't make a big deal about it: they're not in denial, trying to act like a younger band, they've simply accepted what they do best and go about doing it as if it's no big deal. But that's what makes A Bigger Bang a big deal: it's the Stones back in fighting form for the first time in years, and they have both the strength and the stamina to make the excellent latter-day effort everybody's been waiting for all these years. Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Voodoo lounge by Rolling Stones( Recording )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny that the much-touted "reunion/comeback" album Steel Wheels followed Dirty Work by just three years, while it took the Stones five years to turn out its sequel, Voodoo Lounge -- a time frame that seems much more appropriate for a "comeback." To pile on the irony, Voodoo Lounge feels more like a return to form than its predecessor, even if it's every bit as calculated and Bill Wyman has flown the coup. With Don Was, a neo-classic rock producer who always attempts to reclaim his artist's original claim to greatness, helming the boards with the Glimmer Twins, the Stones strip their sound back to its spare, hard-rocking basics. The Stones act in kind, turning out a set of songs that are pretty traditionalist. There are no new twists or turns in either the rockers or ballads (apart maybe from the quiet menace of "Thru and Thru, " later used to great effect on The Sopranos), even if they revive some of the English folk and acoustic country-blues that was on Beggars Banquet. Still, this approach works because they are turning out songs that may not be classics but are first-rate examples of the value of craft. If this was released ten years, even five years earlier, this would be a near-triumph of classicist rock, but since Voodoo Lounge came out in the CD age, it's padded out to 15 tracks, five of which could have been chopped to make the album much stronger. Instead, it runs on for nearly an hour, an ironically bloated length for an album whose greatest strengths are its lean, concentrated classic sound and songcraft. Still, it makes for a stronger record than its predecessor. Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Beggars banquet by Rolling Stones( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remastered version of the Rolling Stones' 1968 album, featuring ten songs, including "Sympathy for the Devil," "Prodigal Son," and "Factory Girl."
T.A.M.I. show : teenage awards music international( Visual )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Swinging '60s to America with the first concert movie of the rock era, and captures such superstars as the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, and many other Motown and British Invasion acts in their early prime. Includes commentary, radio spots, and booklet
Hot rocks : 1964-1971 by Rolling Stones( Recording )

50 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcasing the evolution of the Rolling Stones from a blues-rock band to one of rock's most successful acts, this two-disc set includes hits like (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The long black veil( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot rocks by Rolling Stones( Recording )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the buttons by Rolling Stones( Recording )

52 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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