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Mick Jagger

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Coming Under The Thumb: Mick Jagger

Profile and Interview by Steve Turner, You, 20 September 1987

"You have to set an example," says the middle-aged father of four. But can this really be the drug-taking, rebellious, orgiastic Mick Jagger speaking? It ...

Mick Jagger: Wandering Spirit

Review by Deborah Frost, Village Voice, The, 2 March 1993

HE MAY BE a wandering spirit, but Mick Jagger sure doesn't travel light. This simple fact of life informs both the major tragedies and minor ...


Mick Jagger (1973)

Interview by Keith Altham, Rock's Backpages Audio, 26 July 1973

Ol' Rubber Lips on the reception afforded to Exile, the making of latest album Goat's Head Soup, what current music is or isn't turning him on, and the Stones' place in the scheme of things

File format: mp3 File size: 29.5mb Interview length: 32 minutes 13 seconds Sound quality: **


Mick Jagger: Bad Joke into Social Lion

Profile and Interview by 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. ...

Mick versus Scott & John — the Truth

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 16 April 1966

IT'S DIFFICULT — no, IMPOSSIBLE! — to find out exactly how this mud-chucking, insult-flinging bit all started between Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and the Walker ...

Chris Farlowe: The Art Of Chris Farlowe

Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 4 November 1966


Jagger Talks About Farlowe LP

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 4 November 1966

MICK JAGGER'S latest line in telephone impersonations misfired last week when he rang to talk to me about the Chris Farlowe LP he has just ...

Mick Sheds Chrissie For Faithfull

Report by Tony Barrow, KRLA Beat, 25 February 1967

EVER SINCE he confirmed publically that he was no longer dating Chrissie Shrimpton it has been fairly common knowledge in London that MICK JAGGER spends ...

Girls in the News: Mick and I by Marianne

Interview by Dawn James, Rave, April 1967

Show business has dealt some cruel blows to Marianne Faithfull. At the moment she's happy — with Mick Jagger. Dawn James asks her about her ...

Aftermath: Mick Jagger Answers Some Questions

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 26 August 1967

WHEN I SPOKE to Mick Jagger everything was "nice" and "groovy" with him, so don't believe everything you read in the papers. And he's happy ...

Beatles And A Stone To Wales With Mystic

Report by Tony Barrow, KRLA Beat, 23 September 1967

ANY GOOD groupie and, indeed, any teenybopper of average intellect would assure you that one of the least likely places top pop people are to ...

Mick Jagger

Interview by Mike Grant, Rave, November 1967

Mick Jagger is a person with a lot to think about these days. With no manager, agent or record producer, it's up to him how ...

Street Fighting Stone: Mick Jagger Talks

Interview by Miles, International Times, 17 May 1968

This conversation was taped over cups of tea at my house on Lord North Street one afternoon a few days after the famous anti-Vietnam war ...

I Miss Mick's Bath Scene

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 9 November 1968

...moans KEITH ALTHAM but catches up with Jagger later ...

Performance: A Victory For The Directors

Film/DVD/TV Review by Jacoba Atlas, Melody Maker, 11 April 1970

IT'S DANGEROUS and more than slightly unfair to review a film before its final cut; but Performance is too exceptional to wait. I was fortunate enough to ...

Various Artists: Performance (Warner Bros.)

Review by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 9 August 1970

PERFORMANCE IS the movie starring Mick Jagger. Don't get it mixed up with Ned Kelly, the other Jagger starrer. Performance unlike Ned Kelly is supposed ...

Hollywood Anger

Interview by Mick Brown, Crawdaddy!, September 1976

The gossip-monger who exposed Babylon, created Scorpio Rising and inspired 'Sympathy for the Devil', turns to Magick and the ascending Lucifer. ...

Mick Jagger

Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 29 October 1977

The Stones always meant a lot to a lot of people, but are your own motivations for carrying on and doing it the same as ...

Mick and Miles (A Musical in Several Parts)

Essay by Al Aronowitz, Blacklisted Masterpieces of Al Aronowitz, The, 1981

A remarkable personal reminiscence of the night the author took rock star Mick Jagger to meet jazz star Miles Davis turns into rock/jazz history and ...

Mick Jagger: The Face Interview

Interview by Fiona Russell Powell, Face, The, December 1983

1PM, THE SAVOY HOTEL. In the centre of suite 312 sits a 40-year old man once described by the writer Nik Cohn with these words: ...

Mick Jagger: If You Don't Know Who This Bloke Is, Ask Your Parents…

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 14 February 1985

They'll tell you. "He's MICK JAGGER," they'll say, trembling visibly. "Singer with the Rolling Stones. He's 41 and he's had 8 Number Ones, 22 Top ...

The Tube: Thank God It's Friday

Interview by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, 23 February 1985

MALCOLM GERRIE is the man behind Tyne Tees' groundbreaking pop TV show The Tube. Lynden Barber went to Newcastle to investigate the programme and its ...

Mick Jagger: She's The Boss (Columbia)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1985


Mick Jagger: A Trial Separation

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, October 1987

WORLD'S END, CHELSEA, just down the King's Road from the old Drug Store, there's a charmingly delapidated terraced house that serves as occasional management offices ...

Mick Jagger: Noble Savage, Primitive Cool & All

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, February 1988

HE WALKS INTO the room radiating presence in an offhand sort of way, and people cower. He just looks so disconcertingly...well, Jaggeresque. ...

The Devil And Joe Satriani

Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Musician, April 1989

A Guitar Hero Strikes a Different Kind of Bargain ...

Who The Hell Does JERRY HALL Think She Is?

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, May 1990

WANTED: drawling Southern belle with modelling experience, fun-loving socialite/raunchsome rock star's moll with sidelines in amateur dramatics, swimwear design and promoting beefy hot drinks. Position ...

Mick Jagger: Jagger's Edge

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, 27 January 1993

California smile, insolent mouth, articulate manner — Mick Jagger is an 'interesting bunch of guys' and each one still has the edge. But is he ...

Mick Jagger: Wandering Spirit (Atlantic)

Review by Mat Snow, Q, March 1993

A GLAMOROUS grandad of 49, no one in rock'n'roll is more tightly corsetted than Mick Jagger. His iron determination to keep lean and mean, to ...

Mick Jagger: Wandering Spirit (Atlantic)

Review by Max Bell, Vox, March 1993

REMEMBER THAT SCENE in Performance, where James Fox's Chas tells Mick Jagger's Turner: "You'll look funny when you're 40"? Well, the rock'n'roller's fear of that ...

Who The Hell Does Mick Jagger Think He Is?

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, March 1993

MICK WAS so out of it that I could tell the waiters were scared he'd pass out. His head was so far back and he ...

My old mate…Mick the Monster

Memoir by Keith Altham, Daily Mirror, 23 July 1993

KEITH ALTHAM'S unique association with Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones has been established over 30 years. As a journalist and broadcaster he completed more ...

Mick Jagger: The Old Man and The Sex

Profile by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, The, 1999

For years he's been renowned as a serial-philandering, penny-wise dinosaur of rock – still implicated in paternity suits for divorce settlements in his mid-50s. But ...


Retrospective by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

The Wedding Of The Decade’s glamourous shambles began back-stage after The Rolling Stones’ Paris Olympia show on September 23, 1970. When Mick Jagger met 25-year-old ...

Mick Shagger!

Comment by Toby Young, New York Press, 18 May 1999

I'M IN A LOVE triangle with Mick Jagger –again. ...

The Achievement of Madness: Performance

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, Summer 2004

PERFORMANCE only gets better with the passing years. A key late ‘60s text, Donald Cammell and Nic Roeg’s film brings two Swinging London worlds together ...

Mick Jagger: Mick Rolls Alone

Interview by Graeme Thomson, Sunday Herald, 27 October 2007

The Rolling Stones frontman reveals why his solo career is the foundation of his artistic life ...

Christopher Andersen: Mick – The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger

Book Review by Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 17 August 2012

Christopher Andersen's biography of Mick Jagger is little more than an anthology of juicy gossip. ...

Memo from Jagger: The Story of Performance

Book Excerpt by Jay Glennie, Rock's Backpages, December 2018

"DO YOU FANCY writing a book on Performance?" It was Sandy Lieberson on the phone, the producer of Performance, with the offer of a lifetime. ...

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