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19 August 2010

Ladies & Gentlemen

On 11 October 2010, Eagle Rock Entertainment simultaneously release the DVD and Blu-ray editions of the long-awaited Ladies & Gentlemen by The Rolling Stones [Cat. Nos. EREDV807 and ERBRD5066 respectively]. This is probably the most sought after Rolling Stones concert performance for the band's huge fanbase ? the only previous release was on VHS in Australia, which was quickly deleted. Ladies & Gentlemen follows on from the highly successful reissue of Exile On Main Street in May of this year. The 11 October releases will be followed shortly after by a deluxe edition box set with additional bonus material and memorabilia.

The legendary concert film Ladies & Gentlemen?The Rolling Stones has been fully restored and remastered from the original film print and multitrack audio masters and now finally receives its first authorised release on DVD and Blu-ray. Filmed in Texas in 1972 over four nights of the Exile On Main Street US tour, Ladies & Gentlemen was premiered at the Ziegfield Theatre in New York on 15th April 1974 and released into selected cinemas across the USA shortly afterwards. Bonus features on this release includes tour rehearsal footage from Montreux, plus two interviews with Mick Jagger; one from a 1972 Old Grey Whistle Test show, and one filmed in 2010.

TRACKLISTING

1) Brown Sugar 2) Bitch 3) Gimme Shelter 4) Dead Flowers 5) Happy 6) Tumbling Dice 7) Love In Vain 8) Sweet Virginia 9) You Can't Always Get What You Want 10) All Down the Line 11) Midnight Rambler 12) Bye Bye Johnny 13) Rip This Joint 14) Jumpin' Jack Flash 15) Street Fighting Man

The line-up for this show comprised Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitars), Charlie Watts (drums), Bill Wyman (bass), Mick Taylor (guitars) with Bobby Keys (saxophones), Jim Price (horns) and Nicky Hopkins (piano). Ladies & Gentlemen was billed at the time as: ?the most powerful rock film ever made, and is considered by many fans to be the finest Rolling Stones performance ever captured on film. This is simply unmissable!


For more info on this and other Eagle releases please contact Chris Hewlett PR on chris@chrishewlett.com or 0208 348 6767

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