Rich Cohen Tells The Stones Stories You've Never Heard : World Cafe The writer's new book, The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones, stems from his experience touring with the band in the mid-'90s.
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Rich Cohen Tells The Stones Stories You've Never Heard

Rich Cohen Tells The Stones Stories You've Never Heard

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Rich Cohen's new book is The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones.

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  • The Rolling Stones, "Brown Sugar"
  • The Rolling Stones, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • Marianne Faithfull, "As Tears Go By"
  • The Rolling Stones, "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
  • The Rolling Stones, "Sympathy For The Devil"
  • The Rolling Stones, "Wild Horses"

While writing for Rolling Stone in the mid-'90s, Rich Cohen got an enviable assignment: basically, to embed himself with The Rolling Stones during their tour behind Voodoo Lounge. It was the start of a relationship that's given Cohen a unique vantage point to write his new Stones history, The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones. Cohen's perspective is also shaped — favorably — by the fact that he didn't grow up with The Rolling Stones' music in the '60s and '70s.

Cohen, who is also a co-writer of the HBO series Vinyl with Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, tells his best Stones stories in this interview.

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