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Villa Nellcote: Tommy Weber Arrives at the Rolling Stones' French Stronghold

Robert Greenfield, 'A Day in the Life' (Da Capo), July 2009

In this excerpt from his brilliant new A Day in the Life: One Family, the Beautiful People, and the End of the '60s, Robert Greenfield – author of Exile On Main St.: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones – narrates the arrival at the Stones' Cote d'Azur stronghold of English playboy dealer Tommy Weber... shortly before Mick Jagger's glitzy all-star wedding in Nice. The latter's story is intertwined with the making of Exile, as you will discover when you read on...

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