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Mick, Me and others 1970 European Tour-Paris

I just found this in the Huntley Film Archives. Mick walking out of the George V Hotel followed by me in Paris September 1970.  Obviously I didn’t have time for a haircut. Tweet

ron schneiderMick, Me and others 1970 European Tour-Paris
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Flashback-5 years ago-BBC Radio 2 aired this Altamont Special

Shedding Hippie Blood Huey Morgan tells the story of the Rolling Stones’ 1969 Let It Bleed tour, a milestone in rock history that defined an era, and its tragic finale at the Altamont Speedway. The band’s previous tours had been brief, incandescent sets played to mostly screaming teenage girls. But as the 60s grew to a close, the Stones’ music …

ron schneiderFlashback-5 years ago-BBC Radio 2 aired this Altamont Special
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December 6, 1969 Altamont -a Fact!

The Rolling Stones never hired the Hells Angels for Altamont! I was the exclusive representative for the tour and I never hired the Hells Angels on behalf of The Rolling Stones. Sonny Barger said The Rolling Stones never hired The Hells Angels. The Rolling Stones never hired the Hells Angels–That’s the fact! Tweet

ron schneiderDecember 6, 1969 Altamont -a Fact!
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Bobby Keys, longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist, dies

Bobby Keys passed away today December 2 and it saddens me.  I had a lot of fun listening to and hanging out with the very loud boisterous Texas extremely talented saxophone player.   He was always there with a big smile and a story. The stories are in the book and I’m sorry he didn’t get a chance to see his …

ron schneiderBobby Keys, longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist, dies
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My Book

The book is almost done. I am going through the final editing and then on to the design and cover. Those seeking the facts about the classic 1969 Rolling Stones tour and Gimme Shelter please hang on a little longer. The myths will be dispelled with the facts. Don’t go towards the light –wait for the book! Tweet

ron schneiderMy Book
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An Honest Reporter-Al Aronowitz

In early January 1971, I flew to NYC from my home in North Miami Beach, Florida to go snow skiing at Hunter Mountain. While on the plane I got a copy of the New York Post and saw an article by Al Aronowitz which was part of a series about Gimme Shelter. He was getting his info from John Jaymes. …

ron schneiderAn Honest Reporter-Al Aronowitz
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Rolling Stones backstage at Madison Garden 1969

Nothing like a video to bring back memories of backstage preparations at Madison Square Garden for the Rolling Stones December 1969 show Hanging out with Jimi Hendrix. Thanks poster and Maysles Bros… Tweet

ron schneiderRolling Stones backstage at Madison Garden 1969