Sunday, 3 April 2016

The #RollingStones In #London Walk: 33 Days to Go!

NEW! The Rolling Stones in London Walking Tour launches on Thursday 5th May 2016!



Curated & guided by the team that brought you the Rock'n'Roll London Walk, we'll be prowling in the blueswailing, drug-busting, establishment-baiting footsteps of the savage young Stones in their 60's pomp – from the studios where they created to the shebeens where they, er, socialised – this walk provides the ideal "bonus tracks" to Exhibitionism, the blockbusting Stones retrospective at the Saatchi Gallery.

Meet at Tottenham Court Road station Thursdays at 2:30p.m. STARTS THURSDAY 5TH MAY 2016.


Daily Constitutional Editor & Rock'n'Roll London guide Adam Scott-Goulding writes… As a countdown to the Rolling Stones in London Walk I've picked 45 moments – tracks, busts, incidents, quotes – from the greatest story in Rock'n'Roll. These are the moments that made the legend…



13/45.            Andrew Loog Oldham
Madcap first manager of the Stones whose chutzpah helped the Stones get that first crucial leg up to Beatles-style superstardom. Fashioned their image as the Anti-Beatles, thus assuring their own niche. Became their manager at age 20, possessed of the notion that electric guitars plugged directly into the wall. Also produced Come On, the first single. Ian McLagen (of The Small Faces) commented that he "couldn't produce a burp after a pint of beer.  "


Read a review of Loog Oldham's second volume of autobiography 2Stoned HERE.






Street Fighting Men: The Rolling Stones in London Walking Tour begins on Thursday 5th May 2016 meeting at Tottenham Court Road Station.





With the launch of The Rolling Stones Walk on the 5th May 2016 and the return of the Rock'n'Roll London Pub walk on Wednesday nights from the 4th May 2016 the London Walks summer programme 2016 will feature no less than FIVE regular musical-themed walking tours.


To mark the occasion, April is Music Month on The Daily Constitutional!


A month of plaques, locations, facts, reviews and more lies ahead. And I'm compiling the Ultimate London Playlist – get in touch with your favourite London song or piece!


Drop me a line at the usual address, leave a comment below, post on Facebook or Twitter with your all-time best London music recommendations.


A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.









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