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* During one show in 1981, shortly after Music/JohnLennon's murder, when rockstars were understandably wary of {{Loony Fan}}s, the Stones were in the middle of "Satisfaction" when Keith spotted a lone fan climbing on stage and making a dash for Mick. Keith calmly turned down the volume on his guitar, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv1bM0pp_o4 hit the guy over the head with it]], strapped his guitar back on, turned up the volume and kept playing without missing a beat. Then he went down to the police station and bailed the guy out.

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* During one show in 1981, shortly after Music/JohnLennon's murder, when rockstars rock stars were understandably wary of {{Loony Fan}}s, the Stones were in the middle of "Satisfaction" when Keith spotted a lone fan climbing on stage and making a dash for Mick. Keith calmly turned down the volume on his guitar, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv1bM0pp_o4 hit the guy over the head with it]], strapped his guitar back on, turned up the volume and kept playing without missing a beat. Then he went down to the police station and bailed the guy out.

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* Merry Clayton's ''incredible'' guest performance on "Gimme Shelter" is a Moment Of Awesome in itself. Recorded long after her bedtime, while she was in curlers and pajamas. And she was ''pregnant.''[[note]]A real tragic part of this is that the strain of the performance actually caused her a miscarriage.[[/note]] [[https://youtu.be/ChONufP0FEs?t=2m12s This]] is her vocal isolated.

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-->'''Keith:''' Security was not there. [[TrueCompanions I'm watching Mick's back]].

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-->'''Keith:''' Security was not there. [[TrueCompanions I'm watching Mick's back]].back]].
* For Charlie Watts, the BewareTheNiceOnes example on the main page.
* They announced their 1975 North American tour by calling a "press conference" at a hotel in Midtown Manhattan, then pulling up to the front entrance on the back of a flatbed truck loaded with amps and instruments and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAQidw1506o performing "Brown Sugar" on the spot]].


* The 1972 North American Tour promoting Exile On Main Street. The Texas shows captured on film in "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones".

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* The 1972 North American Tour promoting Exile On Main Street.''Music/ExileOnMainSt''. The Texas shows captured on film in "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones".


* The 1972 North American Tour promoting Exile On Main Street. The Texas shows captured on film in "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones".

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* The 1972 North American Tour promoting Exile On Main Street. The Texas shows captured on film in "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones".Stones".
* During one show in 1981, shortly after Music/JohnLennon's murder, when rockstars were understandably wary of {{Loony Fan}}s, the Stones were in the middle of "Satisfaction" when Keith spotted a lone fan climbing on stage and making a dash for Mick. Keith calmly turned down the volume on his guitar, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv1bM0pp_o4 hit the guy over the head with it]], strapped his guitar back on, turned up the volume and kept playing without missing a beat. Then he went down to the police station and bailed the guy out.
-->'''Keith:''' Security was not there. [[TrueCompanions I'm watching Mick's back]].

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* The 1972 North American Tour promoting Exile On Main Street. The Texas shows captured on film in "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones".

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