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.

Credits

Presenter
Alan Yentob
Participant
Mick Jagger
Participant
Keith Richards
Participant
Charlie Watts
Participant
Bill Wyman
Director
John Battsek
Producer
John Battsek

Broadcasts

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