A significant moment in “Shine a Light,” Martin Scorsese’s documentary on The Rolling Stones, was a clip from a 1970’s press interview with Mick Jagger. Mick was asked if he could imagine being on stage at 60 and he replied “Yeah….easily.” Little did he know how inspiring that attitude would turn out to be. Stones fans who saw the documentary walked away feeling more than just entertained. Mick Jagger is an inspiration. He’s 65 and has the enthusiasm of a young man. He’s slim, trim, and well dressed – and can sing almost anybody under the table. He’s the heart – and the BRAINS – behind the band. (He does all the business side of the job.) In fact the whole band looks great – they’re in shape and coincidentally they all have hair, and make no effort to disguise their wrinkles. The message is: If THEY can wear velvet pants and work and have fun and be hip and cool, ANYONE can do it.


Posted by hoodlum on April 30, 2008

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  1. By gerard Vandenberg
    On April 30, 2008 at

    …..I think it always was!!

  2. By geneen
    On May 1, 2008 at

    We can’t forget the group The Eagles…those guys are 60….still touring…and have their hair…and look awfully darn good!!!!!AND they still sound FANTASTIC!

  3. By norm from cheers
    On May 1, 2008 at

    Janet, these geezers are shameless in their quest for more money. They should of hung it up years ago.

  4. By Keith is King
    On May 2, 2008 at

    ROCK ON!! These old farts aren’t called the World’s Greatest Rock n Roll Band for nothin!

  5. By Anonymous
    On May 2, 2008 at

    ROCK ON MICK and the BOYS !!Good for them !

  6. By baby boomer babe
    On May 2, 2008 at

    thank you janet! great post.

  7. By Mimi
    On May 2, 2008 at

    Janet – I looooove when you post about musicians. I can tell you love music esp. rock and punk. So, would you please post more pictures and stories from your own personal archives. I know you’re a big ole groupie at heart. C’mon Janet spill. I’ll tell if you will. I’m gonna keep buggin’ till you do!

  8. By Patrick
    On May 2, 2008 at

    Mimi’s fat.

  9. By Eagle
    On July 26, 2011 at

    Today is Mick Jaggers birthday and because of that we’re marking the DVD set, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Rolling Stones” 58% off! The offer is only good for today at dot com/?ref=tgt_email_rdad2010. Brought to you by Eagle Rock Entertainment. Happy 68th Mick.

  10. By Casonia sade Logenberry
    On July 26, 2011 at

    The Rolling stones just keeps rolling along and they do have a gift and it is a gift of music and song and they can do there music in there sleep and they are just aggressive and pushy and they know where to apply the pressure and they have style and grace and have all the right moves and as they age!!!They look better and better and it is just like a really good bottle of wine has flavor and taste and really gets your heart going.. I love you Rolling stone and I am happy that you picked that name based on a Muddy Waters song? I love the fact that you made such good music and that it will live forever and ever and take care and have a wonderful day and…Happy Birthday and many more to come.


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