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Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones

Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones“Considered by many fans to be the
s finest performance ever
  captured on film, and billed at the time
  as ‘...the most powerful rock film
  ever made’,
Ladies & Gentlemen... The
  Rolling Stones
makes its long-awaited
  debut onto Blu-ray and DVD

PERHAPS THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ROLLING STONES concert performance by the band
's enormous following, Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones is a brilliant slice of rock history, portraying as it does a special time in the band's long and esteemed career.

From the moment Mick Jagger bounds onto the stage to sing the Stones' great track Brown Sugar, he never lets up for one moment. Bursting with energy, Mick has a seductive, lazy way about him while he evokes his trademark devil-may-care attitude.

There is something very special about this DVD. It is very personal and Jagger's performance is heartfelt and emotional. He slips into overdrive for the terrific Midnight Rambler as easily as he changes costume, produces a fabulous version of Chuck Berry's Bye, Bye Johnny (B Good) and looks about to take off with the brilliant, all-time favourite Jumpin' Jack Flash. You could almost be there.

We found ourselves getting very caught up in the moment and the band's enjoyment of the performance. Mick's antics could well be "burning a hole in my pants" as he sings the lyrics from Happy. And when he threatens to turn the heat up, he does just that with All Down The Line. Clowning around, amazingly Mick still has some energy left for Street Fighting Man that sends quivers down your spine.

The line-up for this performance comprised Mick Jagger (Vocals/Harmonica); Keith Richard (Vocals/Guitar); Charlie Watts (Drums); Bill Wyman (Bass); Mick Taylor (Guitar) with Bobby Keyes (Saxophone/Percussion); Jim Price (Trumpet/Trombone); Nicky Hopkins (Piano) and Ian Stewart (Mystery Piano). A recipe for success!

Prepare to be seduced by the ultimate rock musicians in this remarkable DVD that reeks of fun and excitement as Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones delivers the best of the best.

Released briefly on VHS and only in Australia (a version that is now obsolete), the unmissable Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones makes its debut on Blu-ray and DVD in the autumn of 2010. The show was filmed in Texas in 1972 over four nights of the 'Exile On Main Street' US tour and premiered at the Ziegfield Theatre in New York on 15 April 1974. Shortly afterwards it was released into selected cinemas across the USA.

Executive producer is Marshall Chess; Produced by Rollin Binzer, Marshall Chess, Bob Freeze and Steve Gebhardt; Directed by Rollin Binzer; Director of Sound Production is Bob Freeze; Director of Visual Producer is Steve Gebhardt. All the tracks are by Jagger/Richard apart from Bye, Bye Johnny by Chuck Berry.

Following on from the highly successful reissue of 'Exile On Main Street' in May 2010, the legendary concert film Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones has been fully restored and remastered from the original film print and multitrack audio masters. Eagle Rock Entertainment releases the long-awaited first authorised release of Ladies & Gentlemenů The Rolling Stones on DVD and Blu-ray on 11 October 2010. Catalogue Number: EREDV807 (DVD) / ERBRD5066 (Blu-ray).

Tracklisting: 1 Brown Sugar | 2 Bitch | 3 Gimme Shelter | 4 Dead Flowers | 5 Happy | 6 Tumbling Dice | 7 Love In Vain | 8 Sweet Virginia | 9 You Can't Always Get What You Want | 10 All Down The Line | 11 Midnight Rambler | 12 Bye, Bye Johnny | 13 Rip This Joint | 14 Jumpin' Jack Flash | 15 Street Fighting Man.

Bonus Features Include
: Four Rehearsal Footage from Ontreux | Two Interviews with Mick Jagger: one from a 1972 Old Grey Whistle Test show and one filmed in 2010.

*The 11 October release will be followed shortly after by a deluxe edition box set with additional bonus material and memorabilia.

"Prepare to be seduced by the ultimate rock musicians in this remarkable DVD that reeks of fun and excitement as Ladies & Gentlemen... The Rolling Stones delivers the best of the best" —Maggie Woods, MotorBar