Rock And Roll Circus / A Quick One While He’s Away

In an effort to get away from the cycle of recording and touring, the Rolling Stones put together the Rock and Roll Circus in the winter of 1968, inviting along Taj Mahal, Jethro Tull (featuring Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi), Marianne Faithful, and a one-off supergroup called the Dirty Mac that was comprised of John Lennon, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, and Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell. To call it an historic night would be an understatement: It was the first . . .

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