I am sure you have checked the news this morning.
When you think about it, it's clear that they were basing themselves on a US southern blues band full of brigands and outlaws from the 1880's. Take Mick Jagger agreeing to be in that Ned Kelly film for example, a clear reference if there was one! Even though, erm, that is set in Australia.
Just stunned, absolutely stunned :(
Hamilton County Welcomes
The Rolling Stones
Performing at Drake's Bar, April 1st-8th.
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