Mick Jagger

The Rolling Stones go home to the blues with 'Blue & Lonesome'

The Rolling Stones go home to the blues with 'Blue & Lonesome'

When the Rolling Stones fell in love with American blues music as teenagers in England in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the grand old men of the genre they idolized were 20 to 30 years their seniors.

Muddy Waters was in his late 40s and Howlin’ Wolf was about 50.

Now that the Stones themselves are wizened veterans, they are bringing a lifetime’s worth of experience to bear in their homage to their youthful heroes in “Blue & Lonesome,” the first full-fledged blues outing ever for the group often called “The World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band.”

And to hear Mick Jagger and Keith Richards talk...

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