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ROLLING STONES GIVE FANS SATISFACTION AT PARIS CLUB

10/26/2012

The Rolling Stones returned to the stage on Thursday (October 25). As rumored, the group played a warm-up date for its upcoming 50th anniversary shows, playing for 600 fans at the LaTrabendo club in Paris. It was the group's first show together since August of 2007, and the 12-songs set included a pair of new songs -- "Doom and Gloom," the new single from the upcoming "GRRR!" compilation, and "One More Shot" -- as well as a selection of hits and rarities such as Bobby Troup's "Route 66," which was the opening song of the group's 1964 debut album, and Muddy Waters' "Champagne and Reefer." Frontman Mick Jagger joked to fans -- who paid $20 for tickets -- that "I can't believe we're all still standing up. You'd think by now one or two of us would be sitting down, but we're not." Tickets go on sale Friday (October 26) for the Stones' shows December 13 and 15 in Newark, New Jersey; tickets for the November 25 and 29 show sin London sold out in seven minutes. Guitarist Ron Wood hinted earlier this week that the Stones will be playing more than one of these club-sized warm-up dates; the Paris show was announced on Thursday morning, via Twitter. The full set list included: Route 66, It's Only Rock and Roll, Shattered, When The Whip Comes Down, Champagne and Reefer, Doom and Gloom, Miss You, Tumbling Dice, Start Me Up, Midnight Rambler, Jumping Jack Flash and Brown Sugar....This week the Stones also released the latest in its ongoing official bootleg series. "Light The Fuse: Toronto 2005" captures a performance at The Phoenix club, a warm-up for the Bigger Bang World Tour. The set can be purchased at Google Play. 


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