Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 26-Aug. 1
July 26: Actor Robert Colbert (“The Time Tunnel,” “Maverick”) is 89. Singer Darlene Love is 79. Singer Brenton Wood is 79. Singer Mick...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy.
Most franchises that have made it to four films have by then traipsed the galaxy, pulled off a series of daring heists or freed Willy many times over. The movies of “The Trip," however, have...
Reaction to the death of rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, who died Saturday at 87.
— “I’m so saddened to hear about the passing of Little Richard, he was the biggest inspiration of my...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones have unveiled a new song the band thinks is perfect for these coronavirus times.
The legendary band released the four-minute slow-burning bluesy and...
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been nearly 20 years since Mick Jagger last acted, but as the new film “The Burnt Orange Heresy” shows, his chops have gathered no moss.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are returning to some North American cities where they haven't played in years.
The band announced Thursday that it will kick off a 15-city leg of its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner will retire next year as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation in New York.
Wenner announced Wednesday that he will step down on Jan. 1. The...
Brittany Howard, "Jaime" (ATO Records)
Solo projects can be hit or miss for artists looking to break from a band. For some, their newfound creative independence allows them to hit their...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There is now a "Rolling Stones Rock" on Mars, and it's giving Mick, Keith and the boys some serious satisfaction.
NASA named a little stone for the legendary rockers...
CHICAGO (AP) — An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as the Rolling Stones launched their North American tour at Chicago's Soldier Field.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are getting some company on their North American tour.
The rockers announced Wednesday they'll be joined by an eclectic group of guest artists as the No...
ANTIBES, France (AP) — A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle designed by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment .
NEW YORK (AP) — It's as if Mick Jagger is saying "Start Me Up."
The 75-year-old rocker tweeted a video Wednesday of him dancing around a studio in front of a mirror weeks after he underwent...
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about your "Moves Like Jagger." The recovering rocker made a stealth appearance at the ballet, slipping backstage to support his partner, Melanie Hamrick, as she presented her...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Illness is forcing Fleetwood Mac to cancel a number of appearances, including at the Jazz Fest, where the band had been scheduled as a last-minute replacement for the Rolling...
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Mick Jagger says he has successfully undergone treatment, though no details were provided.
In a statement released Friday, Jagger's rep says he "is doing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fleetwood Mac is stepping in to replace the Rolling Stones during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Festival organizers announced Thursday that Fleetwood Mac will...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are postponing their latest tour so Mick Jagger can receive medical treatment.
The band announced Saturday that Jagger was told by doctors "he cannot go on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger likes a buzz. A natural buzz.
The Rolling Stones frontman, who will tour America next spring with his iconic band, says live shows give him a rush that can't be matched and is the reason that at 75, he still loves touring.
"When you go out in front of all those people you get an enormous rush of chemicals in your body — your own chemicals, not chemicals you've put in," he said laughing.
LONDON (AP) — Nicolas Roeg, a director of provocative and otherworldly films who gave Mick Jagger and David Bowie enduring screen roles, has died. He was 90.
The British director of "Don't Look Now" and many other films died Friday night, his son, Nicolas Roeg Jr., told Britain's Press Association.
"He was a genuine dad," Roeg Jr. said Saturday. "He just had his 90th birthday in August."
He didn't provide details about his father's death during a brief telephone call with the association.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will be rolling through the United States next year.
The band says it's adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019 that will hit Florida, Texas, Arizona, California, Washington, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois and Washington, D.C. The tour kicks off in Miami on April 20.
Boy George and Culture Club, "Life" (BMG)
Simon-Jagger duet rediscovered after 45 years
LONDON (AP) — A lost Mick Jagger duet with Carly Simon has been found more than 45 years after it was first recorded.
The song, apparently never heard in public, appears to have been recorded in 1972 and was found recently on a tape owned by Rolling Stones collector Matt Lee.
Believed to be named "Fragile," at least according to Rolling Stones fan websites, the song is a slow love ballad that has Jagger and Simon seemingly sitting together at a piano and singing.
Today in History for July 26th
ISLAMABAD (AP) — He's a thrice-married playboy who hangs out with Mick Jagger. But he's also an Islamist who has kept company with a cleric and spiritual adviser to many in Afghanistan's Taliban movement.
He has denounced Washington's intervention in Afghanistan, but also has criticized Pakistan's turn toward China, which has invested billions of dollars in the country.
MOSCOW (AP) — In a literal case of life imitating art, Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost.
The Rolling Stones frontman was at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday to see Croatia beat England 2-1 in extra time in the World Cup semifinals.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mick Jagger made a reference to Poland's controversial judicial system overhaul during a Rolling Stones concert Sunday, according to news portals in Poland.
Gazeta.pl said Jagger spoke in Polish to fans at the concert in Warsaw's National Stadium, saying: "I am too old to be a judge but not too old to sing." One of the judicial changes is setting a maximum age of 65 for judges, forcing many of them to retire.
Jagger’s Bob Marley dance warm-up
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Idle is writing a memoir, and Monty Python fans can guess the title: "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."
"We used to be babe magnets. Now we're fridge magnets," Idle said in a statement Wednesday. "I thought it was time to tell my tale before I suffer from Hamnesia, which is what happens to elderly actors."
NEW YORK (AP) — With a nod to jocks, nerds and 1960s Savile Row rebel Tommy Nutter, Todd Snyder rolled out a men's fall collection of grandpa cardigans, East Coast prep and slacker trouser suits cropped and loose as New York Fashion Week kicked off Monday with three days for the dudes.
LONDON (AP) — A pair of floral-patterned satin shoes worn by Prince has stepped into the collection of Britain's Victoria & Albert Museum.
The art and design museum says the "exquisitely crafted" shoes illustrate the imagery and industry of Prince, who died in 2016 aged 57.
The zippers feature "love symbol #2," the logo to which Prince changed his name in 1993. The shoes also have metal braces inserted between heel and sole to help support his vigorous leaps.
NEW YORK (AP) — Virtually unnoticed and certainly not harassed, Walter Becker and his partner in the rock band Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, sat in a booth having lunch in a crowded restaurant near the airport in Maui toward the end of tourist season in 1997.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the "confusion and frustration with the times we live in."
The Rolling Stones leader released the songs and music videos Thursday. He's calling "Gotta Get a Grip " and "England Lost " an audio-visual project.
Today in History for July 26th
LONDON (AP) — Rock superstar Mick Jagger says a newspaper editorial was responsible for helping him avoid prison for a minor drug offense in 1967.
The Rolling Stones frontman tells the Times of London on Saturday that he had been sentenced to three months in jail not because of the severity of his crime but because band members were being "scapegoats" by an older generation critical of their lifestyle.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Pallenberg, a model and actress who had children with Keith Richards and served as a muse for The Rolling Stones, has died. She was 75.
A spokesperson for Richards told The Associated Press that Pallenberg died Tuesday at St. Richard's Hospital in the city of Chichester, located in southeast England. The cause of death was not revealed, but the statement released Wednesday said Pallenberg "had been ill for some time" and that her family was by her side.
Harry Styles, "Harry Styles" (Columbia)
When listening to Harry Styles' solo debut, it will be hard to not think of David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Elton John and other rock icons who came decades before the former boy bander.
The good thing for Styles, 23, is some of his fans might be too young to recognize the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. But despite looking to the past for his sound apart from One Direction, Styles proves he's worth checking out.
LONDON (AP) — The Rolling Stones are going back on the road, this time staying a bit closer to home with a European tour.
The rock stalwarts said Tuesday they will play 13 gigs in nine countries starting in September.
The European sojourn will include stadium performances in France, Germany and Spain. It's been dubbed the Stones - No Filter tour.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Paisley will do anything to get fans to listen to an entire album front to back, even shoot an hour-long visual album featuring Mick Jagger, Timbaland, John Fogerty and an unfinished Johnny Cash song.