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The Rolling Stones Announce Name of New Cover Album as 'Blue and Lonesome'

Blue and Lonesome
Blue and Lonesome
The Rolling Stones have announced the release date for their much anticipated blues cover album 'Blue and Lonesome'. The 12 tracks, recorded over a brief period of three days at London's British Grove Studios will all cover songs written by quintessential blues artists such, Little Walter, Jimmy Reed and Howlin' Wolf. Eric Clapton is to be appear on the bands rendition of Little Johnny Taylor's "Everybody Knows About My Good Thing" and Otis Rush's "I Can't Quit You Baby."

A nostalgic nod to the bands formative foray into the world of blues the group are seemingly intent to create an album that reflects their initial influences. Whilst starting out, the band would often recite their favourite artists songs, accumulating a considerable amount of inspiration in the process.

Speaking to magazine Rolling Stone in September, Keith Richards stated that making the album.

"Was fun-always is." continuing to say that the album will contain "a lot of Chicago Blues"

Check out the video below for teasers of the new album.

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By Josh Hummerston

Posted on 6 Oct 2016 15:31 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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