Not only are the Stones back in town, but Michael Nutter has officially declared it “Rolling Stones Week.” We suggest hiding your daughters, then reliving some classic Stones-in-Philly moments, courtesy of You Tube.
1972: The Spectrum
Three years after the tragedy at Altamont, the band toured North America again, landing in Philly for two nights in July. Here: audio of their duet with Steve Wonder on “Uptight”/”(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
1975: The Spectrum
The band came to town in late June on their Tour of the Americas. Here: bootleg video shot from the crowd, set to mix of Stones classics.
1978: JFK Stadium
Following the release of their Some Girls album, the Stones toured again, landing at JFK Stadium. Here’s audio of the band doing Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little 16″ — with a classic Mick intro.
1981: JFK Stadium
Promoters reportedly received nearly 4 million requests via postcard for tickets. Those lucky enough to get a seat got to see Mick, dressed in yellow jacket, prance around to “Under My Thumb.”
1985: Live Aid
Mick and Tina Turner team up on “State of Shock” and “It’s Only Rock’n’ Roll.” Watch Mick strip down to his bare torso at 3:21.
1989: Atlantic City Convention Hall
From the Steel Wheels tour, an epic version of “Sympathy for the Devil.”
1994: The Vet
As part of the Voodoo Lounge tour, the band spent two September nights at the Vet. Here: “Rocks Off.”