The Ronnie Wood Band's finale at BluesFest in London next month will include an appearance by Mick Taylor, who held down the guitar-player role in the Rolling Stone before Wood replaced him in 1975. Wood and group will pay tribute to the late Jimmy Reed during their Nov. 1 set at the Royal Albert Hall, where BluesFest runs from Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
Seemingly everyone with a valid record contract joined the Rolling Stones onstage last night ( Dec. 15) for the final concert of their 2012 mini-tour, including Bruce Springsteen, former Stones guitarist Mick Taylor, the Black Keys, Lady Gaga and several others.
Fans can expect a Rolling Stones reunion in London, as Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor have been confirmed as special guests for both the Nov. 25 and Nov. 29 shows at the O2 Arena. The dates are the first on the bands 50 and Counting tour, which includes shows in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Newark, N.J. before year's end.
Mick Taylor told Classic Rock Magazine recently that the 2010 sessions for the remastering and bonus tracks on Exile On Main Street made him feel like a Rolling Stone again.
Mick Taylor's impact literally can't be overstated. He stepped in for Brian Jones after his firing and subsequent death; and played with the Stones from 1969-1974...