Tom Waits joined The Rolling Stones live onstage on Sunday (May 5) to sing “Little Red Rooster” – you can watch fan-shot footage of the moment below.
Waits joined The Rolling Stones on stage at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. “Little Red Rooster” was originally performed by Howlin’ Wolf but Sam Cooke and The Doors have also recorded their own versions; the Stones released a version in 1964.
Previously on current leg of the band’s 50 & Counting tour, the Stones have been joined by Gwen Stefani and Keith Urban, who joined the band in Los Angeles on Friday (May 3).
However, everything isn’t as rosy as it seems in The Rolling Stones camp. There have been reports that the band may face a pay cut as their US tour has failed to sell-out due to high ticket prices.
According to The Guardian, the band may have to renegotiate their reputed $20million fee as there is still a lot of tickets available for other dates on the tour. “Total disaster. Too expensive and no vibe on the show…it’s a terrible way to go out,” a source told the newspaper. “What’s the band gonna do? Say we’re not going to play if you touch our gross?”
The issue appears to have only affected their US tour with tickets for their upcoming gigs at London’s Hyde Park, priced between £95 and £300, selling-out. The band are also set to headline the Pyramid Stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.