News

Brian Jones In Action - Today's Classic Youtube Video

Brian Jones In Action - Today's Classic Youtube Video

Everyday, we bring you the best thing we've seen on Youtube -- a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies of TV shows.

Today: It has been announced that the ‘mysterious’ death of Rolling Stone Brian Jones is to be the subject of an inquest.

Jones' body is to be exhumed for thorough post-mortem tests on the grounds that his cause of death was not properly verified at the time of his death.

A founding member of The Rolling Stones, Jones is said to have drowned in 1969, during a midnight swim at his mansion in Hartfield, East Sussex.

Many people, including his former girlfriend Anna Wohlin, claim that Jones was murdered.

Evidence will be presented to the Attorney-General in the coming months.

In the meantime, our YouTube video choice of the day is this seven-minute live Rolling Stones performance from the 1964 NME Pollwinners Awards, held at the Empire Pool, Wembley.

The group are in exhuberant form in this clip, playing three songs to a baying crowd.

Check out Brian’s fine harmonica playing here


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

The 28th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


There's a song on this new Purling Hiss album, playing again now, that sounds more or less like "Debaser" played by Dinosaur Jr. Along with the intensely spirited debut by Mary Timony's Ex-Hex and a comp of the pre-...