This book is from a fan who is an associate professor of sociology about other Stones fans (and online communities) and the stories and opinions surrounding them. Paperback, 228 pages. Available here.

Book by Andrea J. Baker "Get What You Need: Stories Of Fans Of The Rolling Stones" (Miniver Press, -US). ISBN 978-1-939282-33-0


This great new (authorized) photo book comes from the renowned publisher Taschen. Great (and also some unseen) photos on more than 500 pages on heavy stock paper, with background stories about the photos and photographers. Foreword by Bill Clinton. Also available is a collector's edition (limited to 1150 books) which is handsigned by all four members of the Stones (but this costs an arm and a leg). Available here.

Book by Reuel Golden "The Rolling Stones" (Taschen Verlag, Cologne). ISBN-13: 978-3836552189


A new book from Germany. Journalist Christof Graf compiled this paperback from his interviews (with BW, Marianne Faithfull, Joe Perry), live-photos (1982 - present), ticket-stubs and well-known data (with occasional mistakes). For completists and German spoken only. Available here.

Book by Christof Graf "50 Jahre Rolling Stones - Marketing oder Mythos" (Hoererlebnis-Verlag GmbH, Germany). ISBN: 978-3-00-046071-5


This nice photo book was released in the course of Fnac's 60th birthday. It's limited to 1200 copies and includes lots of nice shots from the 1971 London Roundhouse-gig on 64 pages. Available here.

Book by Claude Gassian "The Rolling Stones - Photographies De Claude Gassian" (GM Editions, Paris). ISBN: 979-1-0927-3026-5


This is an update to Sean Egan's The Rough Guide-book, which was first published in 2006. Paperback, 320 pages. Available here.

Book by Sean Egan "The Utmost Guide To The Rolling Stones" (Askill Publishing). ISBN: 978-0-9545750-6-9


The second release from Eagle Visions 'From The Vault'-series arrives just a fortnight after their first release (and again in various sets and packages). The audio comes from L.A. July 13, 1975 and was previously only available as a download, the DVD was filmed in L.A. on July 11, 1975 (booklet erroneously says July 12!) and was previously unreleased. A must have. Available here.

DVD & 2 CD's by The Rolling Stones "L.A. Forum (Live In 1975)" (Eagle Vision EAGDV038)


Harmonica player Marcos Coll released this double album in Spain already in 2011. It includes an instrumental jam (Blue Pack Jam) with Mick Taylor and Tonky Blues Band, recorded probably in June 1999. (Thanks to Jan for the info.) Available here.

2 CD's by Marcos Coll "Under The Wings" (Gaztelupeko Hotsak GH 192, -Spain)


Eagle Vision's new series "From The Vault" will release all Googlemusic live-downloads (bar The Brussels Affair '73) on Bluray or DVD plus CD or LP-boxsets. Hampton 18.12.1981 marks the start of this welcome series. Available here.

DVD & 2 CD's by The Rolling Stones "Hampton Coliseum (Live In 1981)" (Eagle Vision EAGDV037)


There is a variety of guests on The Killer's new studio album, among them Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood, who both play guitar on Little Queenie. Available here.

CD by Jerry Lee Lewis "Rock & Roll Time" (Vanguard Records 5707833424)


Led Zeppelin just re-released their 1971 (then untitled) fourth album, which included Ian Stewart's piano playing on Rock And Roll. The remastered Deluxe Edition includes a second disc with bonus tracks, among them a previously unavailable alternate mix of Rock And Roll. Available here.

2 CD's by Led Zeppelin "IV (Deluxe Edition)" (Atlantic Recording Corporation 8122796446)


A book about books: A small paperback which deals with all known Spanish books about the Rolling Stones, incl. images of their covers and short descriptions about their contents. 142 pages, in Spanish. Available here.

Book by Mariano Muniesa "Leyendo a los Rolling Stones" (Quarentena Ediciones, Barcelona, Spain) ISBN 978-84-15191-93-3.


Last year Bill Wyman added a bass overdub on an interesting archive track of Levon Helm, which was completed after his death. Also the late Hubert Sumlin (and X-Pensive Wino Steve Jordan) can be heard on the coverversion of Raining In My Heart, which was originally by Slim Harpo. Download-only (US-only, wav-files available), no CD to be found. Available here.

Download-album by Various Artists "The Congo Square Project Foundation: Saints At Congo Square Volume 2" (Sonic Soul/Orange Grove Recordings, -US).


Ronnie Wood plays on three instrumentals on the new album of US-guitarist Jimmy McIntosh. Two jams (titled Slow Blues and Fast Blues) are the two guitarists solely, the third track is a full band coverversion of RW's own song I Gotta See, where a sax substitutes the vocals of the original (which is on I Feel Like Playing). Available here.

CD by Jimmy McIntosh "Jimmy McIntosh And ..." (Arizona Club Records AZC-02, -US).


Not another Brian Jones-biography you might say. But Paul Trynka, editor of Mojo Magazine, did more than 100 interviews for this book (among them Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and Andrew Oldham), so this promises to be a good read. 368 pages plus 8 pages of b&W photos. Available here.

Book by Paul Trynka "Sympathy For The Devil" (Bantam Press/Transworld Publishers. ISBN: 978-0-593-07123-6).


Keith Richards did a children's book with 32 pages as a tribute to his granddad Gus Dupree. His daughter Theodora did the sketches in it. Most interesting for us collectors is an accompanying CD which is an earbook (KR has a great narrating voice) and also includes some acoustic guitar, played by the man himself. Available here.

Book with CD by Keith (& Theodora) Richards "Gus & Me" (Orion Children's Books, -USA. ISBN: 978-1-4440-1176-0).


Spike, the singer of The Quireboys, did a tribute album for Frankie Miller. RW plays guitar on three tracks. Other guests on the album include Simon Kirke, Andy Fraser and Ian Hunter. Available here.

CD by Spike "100% Pure Frankie Miller" (Cargo Records Livewire LW037-2).


A new Rolling Stones-only magazine from Spain full packed with biographies of all Stones-members past and present plus lots of photos from the Stones in Spain. 164 pages, A4, in Spanish. more info here.

Magazine "The Rolling Stones Especiale" (Grupo V, -Spain).


Bill Wyman plays bass on the track Good Rockin’ Daddy on Beverley Skeete's new album, which has a limited CD-release via the homepage of the record company. (It's also widely available as a download-album on i-tunes, etc.). Available here (scroll down).

CD by Beverley Skeete "Good Times" (Vocaphone Records Voca 1968).


A nicely made softcover book about bands and their gigs at Munich's Circus Krone-Bau, incl. 8 pages about The Stones (who played there in 1965 and 2003) and 4 pages on the Faces (1971). In German, 148 pages, for completists. Available here.

Book by Herbert Hauke and Arno Frank Eser "Manege frei für Rock'n' Roll" (München Verlag, Germany. ISBN 978-3-7630-4011-7).


For the first time in a wider distribution is the DVD of The Ronnie Lane Memorial (held at Royal Albert Hall, April 2004). Ronnie Wood plays on three songs, other notable guests are Paul Weller, Pete Townshend, Chris Jagger, Kenney Jones, Mick Jones and Glen Matlock. Available here.

DVD by Various Artists "Ronnie Lane Memorial Concert" (Angel Air NJPDVD 603).


The Stones just played some famous festivals like Rock In Rio and Roskilde. One of the few and the most notorious festival they played in the 70's was Knebworth in August 1976. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Knebworth festivals have produced an enormous set that covers all the festivals promoted by Freddy Bannister in the 70's at Knebworth and comes, amongst the other goodies, with 26 CD's & 4 DVD's. (Note to collectors: the sound and picture quality of the Stones-content is the same than what is generally circulating). Available here.

enhanced memorabilia-set "74-75-76-78 Knebworth Commemorative Set" (rock music Ltd.).


This Dutch book focuses on Mick Jagger's managing skills, written in nine lessons, which are said to be written without management jargon or theoretical pomposity. (By the way, the author already did a similar book called 'Mick Jagger - Manager/Ondernemer' in 2005). Paperback, 254 pages, in Dutch. Available here.

Book by Flip Vuijsje "Mickonomics" (Nieuw Amsterdam, ISBN 978-90-468-1540-3).


The third series of Playing For Change (songs recorded in bits and pieces around the world by top-producer Mark Johnson) was just released in the US and includes two tracks with Keith Richards on guitar and vocals. Available here.

CD & DVD by Various Artists "Playing For Change 3 - Songs Around The World" (Timeless Media/Blue Mountain Music BMM 001, -US).


This brandnew book from Spain talks in detail about how Sticky Fingers was written and recorded. It includes annexes with recording sessions, what happened to the people who worked on the album, etc.. 216 pages, 69 b&w photos, in Spanish, €16. Available here.

Book by Javier Cosmen Concejo "Rolling Stones, Como Se Hizo Sticky Fingers" (T&B Editores, Spain. ISBN 978-84-15405-84-9).


Robert Greenfield, who wrote the well acclaimed S.T.P.-book about the 1972 tour, just released a book with the main focus on the little documented 1971 UK tour, basing mostly on a scrapbook he did, when he was allowed to follow the tour as the one and only journo. Hardcover, 196 pages (plus 8 pages of b&w-photos). Available here.

Book by Robert Greenfield 'Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye' (Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-82312).


In January 1989 Ronnie Wood participated in an All Star Jam at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington. 25 years later we get at least a part of this concert on DVD, RW plays guitar on three tracks (with Koko Taylor feat. Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley and William Bell respectively). Available here.

DVD by Various Artists 'A Celebration Of Blues And Soul: The 1989 Presidential Inaugural Concert' (Shout! Factory 826663-15045, -US).


Andrew Oldham's third book about his life and times is finally also available in print, looking very much like a book-on-demand, but that does not distract from the interesting content. 394 pages, no photos. Available here.

Book by Andrew Loog Oldham 'Stone Free' (Because Entertainment Inc.. ISBN 978-0-9920275-1-3).


An update of the Japanese Bootleg Guide was released in February, tracklistings are in English, all other writing is in Japanese. 640 pages. Available here.

Book by Katsushi Hara 'The Rolling Stones Bootleg Guide 1961 - 2013' (Art Days, Japan. ISBN 978-4-86119-225-8).


Produced and arranged by Christoph Maus, who did the highly acclaimed 'Rolling Stones Worldwide I - IV'-series, Julian Hardiman's British discography of vinyl, cassettes, acetates, CD's, etc. is the most detailed I have ever seen. On 444 pages and with more than 3000 colour images the book displays nearly everything ever released in the UK. Impressive! Available here.

Book by Julian Hardiman 'The Great Illustrated British Rolling Stones Discography 1963 - 2013' (Maus Of Music MoM-012. ISBN 978-3-9809137-8-2).


Among the bonus features on the DVD (plus bluray-)release of Donald Cammel's movie White Of The Eye is the 1998 documentary Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance which includes an exclusive Mick Jagger-interview. Available here.

DVD/Bluray 'White Of The Eye' (Arrow Films FCD900).


A strange download-only "live-single" with unique cover-artwork of the song Undercover Of The Night was recently in the talks among Stones-collectors, but it turned out that this i-tunes release is only the Flashpoint-era track from Atlantic City 19.12.1989, which was first released as a B-side to Ruby Tuesday in 1991. More info here.

download-track by The Rolling Stones 'Undercover Of The Night (live)' (Promotone B.V.).


For the first time ever released on DVD & Bluray: Dylan's great 30th Anniversary Concert from October 1992. Among the congratulators is Ronnie Wood who plays Seven Days, announces Eric Clapton and jams on the closing track Knocking On Heaven's Door. Available here.

DVD/Bluray by Bob Dylan 'The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration' (Columbia/Sony Music 88843036809).


Written by two musicians (Chesterfield Kings) and Stones-aficionados, this great new book takes an in-depth look on the Rolling Stones' instruments and gear. Thousands of infos, hundreds of photos, 672 pages, hardcover. Get it! Available here.

Book by Andy Babiuk and Greg Prevost 'Rolling Stones Gear' (Backbeat Books, Milwaukee. ISBN 978-1-61713-092-2).


Collectors who purchased one of the Japansese limited editions of Sweet Summer Sun through Ward Records have the chance to get a free CD-single with three non-album tracks as supplement. It includes All Down The Line, Bitch and Beast Of Burden from Hyde Park, July 6, 2013. More info here.

CD-single 'Extra Bonus' (Ward Records WRDZZ-073, -Japan).


Also premiered on last year's Sundance Film Festival was the documentary about the famous Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. As the Stones recorded Brown Sugar and Wild Horses there, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are among the interviewed. Available here.

DVD 'Muscle Shoals' (Dogwoof DVD DOG249).


Brian Jones had at least five children with five different women. In March 1965 Dawn Mollow (now Young) gave birth to his son Paul Andrew. Here's her story on 282 pages (paperback). Available here.

Book by Dawn R. Young 'Not Fade Away' (private publication, ISBN 0989660613).


Last year's Sundance Film Festival saw the premiere of this critically acclaimed documentary about backing singers like Lisa Fischer and Merry Clayton. Now it was just released on DVD and bluray. Among the interviewees is Mick Jagger. Available here.

DVD/Bluray '20 Feet From Stardom' (Anchor Bay Entertainment, -US).


Personal Waste Management is the project of Andy Slavik and Mick Raven. Together with a lot of guest artists (Mick Taylor, Cherie Currie, Fee Waybill, David Johansen, Sylvain Sylvain, Cheetah Chrome, Wayne Kramer) they recorded a double-album which was released last year with very low key distribution. MT plays on three tracks. (Thanks to MR for the valuable info). Try here.

2 CD's by Personal Waste Management 'The Bronx Tour' (Sulaco Records/Low Resolution Networks LRN 2051301, -Switzerland).


The great companion audio-CD "Live In England" from the expensive Charlie Is My Darling-boxset was just re-released as a reasonable download album. Available here.

Download-album by The Rolling Stones 'Live 1965' (Abkco Music & Records).


Uncut Magazine released a great collection of NME- and Melody Maker-reprints of both The Small Faces and The Faces (with a little bit of Humble Pie and solo stuff thrown in between). Great articles, great photos. 148 pages. Available here.

Magazine from the makers of Uncut 'Small Faces/Faces' (Uncut Ultimate Guide Series 2013, Issue 9).


Bill Wyman plays bass on three tracks on Terry Taylor's first ever solo-album, one of these tracks is a co-composition of Wyman/Taylor. Lots of other Rhythm Kings guesting on the album as well. Available here.

CD by Terry Taylor 'Taylor Made' (Repertoire Records REPUK 1202).


Surprisingly the Stones released the non-album track Beast Of Burden (live at Hyde Park July 6, 2013) as download-single. The two "b-sides" were previously released though. Available here.

Download-single by The Rolling Stones 'Beast Of Burden/Tumbling Dice/Doom And Gloom' (Universal/promotone.b.v).