10:16 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Greater Boston Video: Author Stephen Davis on The Stones' Memorable Boston Shows

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The Rolling Stones playing a show at the Boston Garden in 1969.
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The Rolling Stones rolled into Boston June 12 for their 50 & Counting tour to celebrate five decades of performances.  

The band played their first Boston-area show the summer of 1966 at the Manning Bowl in Lynn and in the 1990s made a habit of starting their American tours here.  Music journalist Stephen Davis went to many of those shows and wrote a biography of the band in 2001. He tells us about the memorable ones, and Emily Rooney shares her favorite Stones songs. 


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