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The Rolling Stones at the BBC

The BBC celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones by delving into the vaults of archive material for a decade by decade retrospective of the band's greatest hits.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones we delve into the BBC vaults to deliver some timeless Stones archive. From the early days of their career and some unforgettable performances on Top of the Pops with the Last Time, Let's Spend the Night Together and Get Off of My Cloud through the late 60s and early 70s era of prolific song writing when the band were knocking out a classic album every other year and offering up such classics as Honky Tonk Women and Gimme Shelter.

The late 70s brought a massively successful nod to disco with Miss You and the early 80s a stomping return to form with the rock 'n' roll groove of Start Me Up. Peppered amongst the performances are snippets of wisdom from the two main men - the Glimmer Twins, aka Mick and Keith. Plus as a special treat, some lost footage of the band performing 19th Nervous Breakdown on Top of the Pops in 1966 - recently discovered in a BBC documentary from the 1960s about women with depression.

45 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Apr 2019 02:55

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • The Rolling Stones

    Start Me Up

  • The Rolling Stones

    Let's Spend the Night Together

  • The Rolling Stones

    Get Off of My Cloud

  • The Rolling Stones

    19th Nervous Breakdown

  • The Rolling Stones

    Gimme Shelter

  • The Rolling Stones

    Miss You

  • The Rolling Stones

    Angie

  • The Rolling Stones

    It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)

  • The Rolling Stones

    Fool to Cry

  • The Rolling Stones

    Brown Sugar

  • The Rolling Stones

    Jumpin' Jack Flash

  • The Rolling Stones

    Dancing with Mr D.

  • The Rolling Stones

    Honky Tonk Women

  • The Rolling Stones

    The Last Time

  • 00:06

    The Rolling Stones

    Get Off Of My Cloud

  • 00:27

    The Rolling Stones

    Brown Sugar

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Stephanie McWhinnie
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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