RATINGS: A = must own B = buy it C= average D = yawn F = puke

The Rolling Stones – Havana Moon
Eagle Rock Entertainment
http://www.rollingstones.com/havanamoon/

Rating: A

The date of March 25, 2016 will go down in Cuban history as the day rock ‘n’ roll royalty came to town!

If you’re a country that is trying to move away from the shadow of a dictatorship and you ask for a free concert for one million people to attend, then... you can only invite one band: The Rolling Stones!

Yep, that’s one hell of a crowd!  But that’s how many rocked out to rock’s original bad boys and the crowd loved every note!  This is a great concert that proves real bands, while the musicians may get older, the music never really grows old!  The spirit of rock ‘n’ roll was alive and well throughout this performance and movie director Paul Dugdale captured it all on film as it was happening.

This important event has now been released on DVD, Blu-ray, DVD+2CD, DVD+3LP, Digital Video and Digital Audio plus a special Deluxe Edition… meaning there is something for everyone.  While it goes without saying that any of the offerings with the video portion is definitely worth seeing -as this was history in the making- the double CD should be snapped up as well.  The Stones were kicking it! Mick was strutting, the band was grooving and Keith was… conscious... and, well just doing what he does best… being Keith.  The track listing is stellar.  Every important era of The Stones catalog is represented.  They look and sound as smooth and cool as they truly are!  And the people of Cuba loved it!

Mick let the people know how he felt when he addressed the crowd, “Finally the times are changing, Cuba we are so happy to be here.”  In true Rolling Stone rebellion the band even pissed off the Vatican in Rome by playing the concert on Good Friday!

Look at this two-hour plus set and tell me this is not a must-see event for any true Stones fanatic… we’re talking “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, “It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll”, “Paint It Black”, “Honky Tonk Women”, “Start Me Up”, “Brown Sugar”, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” and “Gimmie Shelter” just to name a few.

Cuba will never forget this once-in-a-lifetime event and now you can remember it just like you were ‘captured’ there as well.  This is another outstanding release from Eagle Rock Entertainment, who have fully embraced the five decade long Stones Mania as they continue to release amazing live shows by this legendary band.

Don’t miss out… get this one. You know, it seems like something else important happened in Cuba that day...  Oh yeah, President Obama was in town, the first United States president to visit Cuban soil in 88 years.   I suppose that’s cool… but given the choice…like the other million people… I’d go see The Rolling Stones!



BLU-RAY & DVD TRACKLISTING

1. It's About Time... 2. Jumpin' Jack Flash 3. It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It) 4. Out Of Control 5. Angie 6. Paint It Black 7. Honky Tonk Women 8. Band Introductions 9. You Got The Silver 10. Midnight Rambler 11. Gimme Shelter 12. Sympathy For The Devil 13. Brown Sugar 14. Still Getting Better... 15. You Can t Always Get What You Want 16. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

CD 1
1. Jumpin' Jack Flash 2. It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It) 3. Tumbling Dice 4. Out Of Control 5. All Down The Line 6. Angie 7. Paint It Black 8. Honky Tonk Women 9. You Got The Silver 10. Before They Make Me Run 11. Midnight Rambler

CD 2.
1. Miss You 2. Gimme Shelter 3. Start Me Up 4. Sympathy For The Devil 5. Brown Sugar 6. You Can t Always Get What You Want 7. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction


DVD: http://smarturl.it/STONESHAVANAMOONDVD
Deluxe: http://smarturl.it/STONESHAVANAMOONDLX
Blu Ray: http://smarturl.it/STONESHAVANAMOONBR
Digital Video: http://smarturl.it/STONESHAVANAMODIGVID

By “Jumping Jeb Flash” Wright

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