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The Rolling Stones: A Game of Two Halves

Robert Sandall, Q, August 1990

There are 287 workers on the Day Shift, ensuring the impeccable construction of the Stones' three gigantic stages as they "leapfrog" around the European stadium circuit. And there are five members of the Night Shift, who will repair, post-performance, to a mixture of equally well road-tested leisure pursuits. "Los Rollings" are preparing for the Madrid leg of their Urban Jungle tour. And Robert Sandall is backstage.

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