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I saw it. It's pretty much just a live concert, with some brief "getting ready for the performance" footage in the beginning.

what, no old footage? someone told me it had old footage in it...fuck :( just bought biggest bang which is like 4 dvds worth of the current day stones performing so it aint worth getting just yet if its only current footage. seriously though, no old matierial? fuck :(:( why cant i find any decent footage of the original stones out there or early stones even.

other than:

Cocksucker Blues

Hyde Park

Rock n Roll Circus

Gimme Shelter..

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It contains some old archive footage but mainly it's "just" a concert dvd...Great though.

I really want to see Cocksucker Blues...

Cocksucker Blues isn't that great unless you are into seeing the Stones sitting around being bored and members of their entourage shooting up and (possibly) raping groupies. It's interesting, and the five or six live performances are pretty good. Especially the segment with Stevie Wonder. It's more of a curiousity than anything else.

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It contains some old archive footage but mainly it's "just" a concert dvd...Great though.

I really want to see Cocksucker Blues...

Cocksucker Blues isn't that great unless you are into seeing the Stones sitting around being bored and members of their entourage shooting up and (possibly) raping groupies. It's interesting, and the five or six live performances are pretty good. Especially the segment with Stevie Wonder. It's more of a curiousity than anything else.

i think its probably the best rock n roll documentry i've ever seen. its so stark and real and authentic and...kinda grim feeling at times and...its just real or at least it feels real :)

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There's lots of early stuff ffrank.

I've got a bootleg collection of all their appearances on Ed Sullivan.

I expect it will get an official release though one day.

There's the T.A.M.I. performance etc.

(I should send you my Stones collection list).

Look for an early docu-type movie called Charlie Is My Darling...some fantastic live footage from the early days and the chaos that ensued.

That reminds me of an incident that happened in my family.

The Stones played my hometown in the mid 60's.My older sister was dating the guitarist in the opening band (Sally and the Bluesmen).She got to go backstage and meet the Stones and the whole shit!

And Brian Joens was still in the band!

For years she had Keith Richards' cigarette butt in a baggy.She had a half eaten cookie from Brian Jones.

She sat behind Charlie's drums during soundcheck and crashed around for a second or two.

She got a hug from Keef and when she was introduced to Mick she was shaking so much he said to her "you look like you could use a kiss"...which he proceeded to do.

She also got to watch the show from sidestage.

One of my other sisters was in the audience watching.

When the concert started the kids left their seats and started moving to the front,dancing in the aisles and shit...you know..it was the Stones!!.

The cops hadn't seen anything like that before and freaked out...after about 6 songs or so,they turned on the houselights and cut the power.The Stones were right fucking pissed off...the kids even moreso!!

They started to riot...they fuckin tore shit up!

My sister in the audience got her desert boot (a shoe style at the time) caught in a chairleg and she went down and got trampled.She came home covered in boot prints...(I still remember the image of seeing her walking in like that...and my mom FREAKING OUT!).

Walking off stage Mick said "we'll never play in this hick town again"...and they didn't! :lol:

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I think its coming out isnt it or its out already? anyone seen it, whats it like and more importantly, the main part of my question, how much old footage is there on it and what is the old footage of? :)

Been and gone, DVD comes out this week. It's gorgeous. Nothing genre shattering, just a spiffy concert film with some amusing old interview footage and stuff laced in. Really lovely.

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It's fucking shit. Ronnie Wood sucks and Mick is more interested in posing than singing. Do yourself a favor and find the bootleg, "A Brussels Affair". It's a bootleg from when Mick Taylor was in the band. Honestly, it's the best the Stones ever sounded, and it should be officially released. Unfortunately for the fans, Mick and Keith would rather sell you inferior shit like Shine A Light than give Mick Taylor some money. Here's a video of Tumbling Dice from A Brussels Affair. http://youtube.com/watch?v=6rHJVyAUdEU

That right there is the sound of the greatest band ever. The original GNR were like the sons of the band that you see in the video.

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Scorcese did a great job..it's actually a great depiction of where the Stones are at today.

1973's over...

no its not, i saw it on tv yesterday damn you :confused:

easy for you to say you bar-steward, you got to see it :lol: all i got is fucking Spice Girls, im allowed to delude myself..

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There's a torrent floating around called Ladies and Gentelmen: The Rolling Stones which is a concert film from the Exile on Mainstreet tour. Apparently it was never officially released, but the reviews say it is an excellent portrayel of the Stones at arguably their peak.

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There's a torrent floating around called Ladies and Gentelmen: The Rolling Stones which is a concert film from the Exile on Mainstreet tour. Apparently it was never officially released, but the reviews say it is an excellent portrayel of the Stones at arguably their peak.

i just saw that on ebay but u gotta fuckin bid and all that shit but im gonna...i heard it was only released in australia or somethin :) whatever, im fuckin havin it!!

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There's a torrent floating around called Ladies and Gentelmen: The Rolling Stones which is a concert film from the Exile on Mainstreet tour. Apparently it was never officially released, but the reviews say it is an excellent portrayel of the Stones at arguably their peak.

i just saw that on ebay but u gotta fuckin bid and all that shit but im gonna...i heard it was only released in australia or somethin :) whatever, im fuckin havin it!!

Ladies and Gentlemen is the companion movie to Cocksucker Blues actually.

Cocksucker is the backstage stuff...Ladies is the concert footage (filmed in Dallas and Fort Worth I do believe).

Ladies and Gentlemen was officially released,and in fact...it was released in quadrophonic sound (for limited one week engagements)in key cities like NYC and LA .

The theatres were rigged with quad sound systems just for this movie.

I saw it in Grindhouses at midnight MANY times back in the 70's and early 80's (without the quad sound).

I went through several shit bootleg copies of it until I finally got a good one through a guy I was trading with in Australia in the early 90's.

Great fucking movie man,worth owning...praying for an official release!

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I read about a Stones film from '68 once, by Jean Luc Godard. Could be interesting. If it's the Godard that Ray Manzarek talked about in The Doors movie, it could be even more interesting.

The only thing interesting about it is the footage of the Stones in the studio fleshing out the song Sympathy for the Devil.You get to see them feeling it out on acoustic guitar in the early stages,that's the cool part,seeing the fruition if one of the greatest rock songs ever.

The rest of it...well,I'll leave that up to you.If you're into Godard you might like it.

Keith attended the premiere of the movie in London...went back to the studio,walked in and proclaimed "it's a wank".

By the way,the movie is called Sympathy For The Devil and it was released on dvd.

I'd say it's for hardcore Stones fans only.

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I read about a Stones film from '68 once, by Jean Luc Godard. Could be interesting. If it's the Godard that Ray Manzarek talked about in The Doors movie, it could be even more interesting.

The only thing interesting about it is the footage of the Stones in the studio fleshing out the song Sympathy for the Devil.You get to see them feeling it out on acoustic guitar in the early stages,that's the cool part,seeing the fruition if one of the greatest rock songs ever.

The rest of it...well,I'll leave that up to you.If you're into Godard you might like it.

Keith attended the premiere of the movie in London...went back to the studio,walked in and proclaimed "it's a wank".

By the way,the movie is called Sympathy For The Devil and it was released on dvd.

I'd say it's for hardcore Stones fans only.

i've seen that. Got Eldrige Cleaver in there somewhere hasnt it? all those political monologues. Goddard fan y'see :)

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I was thinking about buying Shine a Light on Blu-Ray. Has anyone gotten the Blu-ray version, and is it that much better than the DVD to warrant the extra fifteen dollars or so I'd pay for it. I know that all movies are supposed to look better on Blu-Ray, but I've seen some where there isn't a significant difference to the DVD version. 300, for example, looked the same on DVD and Blu-Ray.

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