Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Mick Jagger: Bad Joke into Social Lion

Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 4 February 1966

THE ROLLING STONES WERE PLAYING in the Station Hotel, Richmond, two-and-a-half years ago when their two prospective managers came to take a look at them. "OK," said one to the other, "but the BBC will never accept that vocalist; that vocalist will have to go."

Total word count of piece: 1908

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: