The Stones in Exile

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Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Alan Yentob introduces a revealing documentary which tells the story of the making of The Rolling Stones' acclaimed 1972 album, Exile on Main Street.

Facing huge unpaid tax bills in Britain, the band fled to the French Riviera. Life was crazy and chaotic there, yet the band still managed to make one of the seminal albums of rock and roll history.


Alan Yentob
Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
Charlie Watts
Bill Wyman
John Battsek
John Battsek


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