15th - April: After pre-production in Barbados, the Stones start to work on a new album "Voodoo Lounge". Their first under a new deal with Virgin, the band sees much of the back catalogue re-mastered on CD. 

Bassist Darryl Jones and keyboard player Chuck Leavell are called in to help out. Other guests include Ivan Neville, Bobby Womack, Bernard Fowler, Benmont Tench, Flaco Jimenez and Luis Jardim.

3rd: The tour is announced in New York -- this time after the group arrive via boat at Pier 60. The tour kicks off on August 1 at Washington. D.C.'s RFK Stadium, and plays the U.S., Canada, Japan, Mexico, South America and the Far East.

As Bobby Keys, long time Stones sax player, once remarked in a choice moment during the 1971 outing: "Looks like rock 'n' roll is on the road again!"
The Voodoo Lounge tour launches with a shower of praise from critics and fans alike. In between playing to sold-out shows in stadiums across the U.S., the Stones find time to pick up an MTV Lifetime Achievement Award, plus a Billboard Award for Artistic Excellence.

20th : The Stones released the Digitally remastered CD ‘Tattoo You’

Dates: RPM Nightclub Toronto, Canada (19)                               


4th :  The Stones release the CD-single
                   Love Is Strong (MJ/KR)
                   The Storm (MJ/KR)
                   So Young (MJ/KR)
                   Love Is Strong (MJ/KR) -Bob Clearmountain Remix


11th: Rolling Stones release "Voodoo Lounge" album. It's the Stones' 22nd studio album  and marks their debut with Virgin Records.

                   CD "VOODOO LOUNGE"

                   Love Is Strong (MJ/KR)
                   You Got Me Rocking (MJ/KR)
                   Sparks Will Fly (MJ/KR)
                   The Worst (MJ/KR)
                   New Faces (MJ/KR)
                   Moon Is Up (MJ/KR)
                   Out Of Tears (MJ/KR)
                   I Go Wild (MJ/KR)
                   Brand New Car (MJ/KR)
                   Sweethearts Together (MJ/KR)
                   Suck On The Jugular (MJ/KR)
                   Blinded By Rainbows (MJ/KR)
                   Baby Break It Down (MJ/KR)
                   Thru And Thru (MJ/KR)
                   Mean Disposition (MJ/KR)


19th: Stones play a surprise gig at the RPM nightclub Toronto, Canada SETLIST

1st - 18th December: The Voodoo Lounge North American Tour.

Dates: RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. (1, 3.) Legion Field Birmingham, Alabama (6)  Hoosier Dome  Indianapolis, Indiana (10) New Jersey Giants Stadium New York (12, 14, 15, 17) Exhibition Stadium Toronto, Canada (19, 20) Winnipeg Stadium Winnipeg, Canada(23) Camp Randall Stadium Madison, Wisconsin (26) Municipal Stadium Cleveland, Ohio (28) Riverfront Stadium Cincinnati, Ohio (30)



Dates: Foxboro Stadium Boston, Massachusetts (4, 5) Carter Finley Raleigh, North Carolina (7)
Spartan Stadium East Lansing, Michigan (9) Soldier Field Chicago, Illinois (11, 12) Mile High Stadium Denver, Colorado (15) Faurot Field Columbia, Missouri (18) Veterans Stadium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22, 23) Williams Brice Stadium Columbia, South Carolina (25) Liberty Bowl Memphis, Tennessee (27) Three Rivers Stadium Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (29)


4th: Bill Wyman got a daughter (Katharine) with Suzanne

26th: The Stones release the CD-single

                     You Got Me Rocking (MJ/KR)
                     Jump On Top Of Me (MJ/KR)


Dates: Cyclone Stadium Ames, Iowa (1) Commonwealth Stadium Edmonton, Canada (4, 5) Superdome New Orleans, Louisiana (10) MGM Grand Hotel  Las Vegas, Nevada (14, 15) Jack Murphy San Diego, California (17) Rose Bowl Pasadena, California (19, 21) Rice Stadium Salt Lake City, Utah (23) Coliseum Oakland, California (26, 28, 29, 31)


17th: The Stones release the CD-single

                    - Out Of Tears (MJ/KR)
                    - I’m Gonna Drive (MJ/KR)


24th: The  Video ‘At The Max’ released  

                   Start Me Up (MJ/KR) -London 24.8.90
                   Sad Sad Sad (MJ/KR) -Torino 28.7.90
                   Tumbling Dice (MJ/KR) -London 24.8.90
                   Ruby Tuesday (MJ/KR) -London 25.8.90
                   Rock And A Hard Place (MJ/KR) -Torino 28.7.90
                   Honky Tonk Women (MJ/KR) -Torino 28.7.90
                   You Can’t Always Get What You Want (MJ/KR)
                   Happy (MJ/KR) -East-Berlin 14.8.90
                   Paint It Black (MJ/KR) -Torino 28.7.90
                   2000 Light Years From Home (MJ/KR) -Torino 28.7.90
                   Sympathy For The Devil (MJ/KR) -London 24.8.90
                   Street Fighting Man (MJ/KR) -London 25.8.90
                   It’s Only Rock’n Roll (MJ/KR) -East-Berlin 14.8.90
                   Brown Sugar (MJ/KR) -London 25.8.90
                   Satisfaction (MJ/KR) -London 24.8.90

31st: Band celebrate Halloween in the Bay area with an unprecedented run of four sell-out shows at Oakland Coliseum. During his introduction to "Happy," Keith looks into the costumed audience: "Hey, you look great," he says, adding, "I don't have to wear a fucking costume, every night of my life is like Halloween."  


Dates: Univ. of Texas El Paso, Texas,(3) Alamodome San Antonio, Texas, (5) War Memorial Stadium Little Rock, Arkansas (10) Astrodome Houston, Texas, (13) Georgia Dome Atlanta, Georgia (15, 16) Cotton Bowl Dallas, Texas, (18) Tampa Stadium  Tampa, Florida (22)  Joe Robbie Stadium Miami, Florida (25) Univ. of Florida Gainesville, Florida (27)


10th: The band also make history, when they become the first rock 'n' roll band to broadcast a concert live on the Internet.

25th: Pay-per-view-special. - telecast of the complete gig at Miami’s Joe Robbie Stadium

28th: The Stones release the CD-single 
                    - Out Of Tears (MJ/KR)
                    - I’m Gonna Drive (MJ/KR)
                    - Sparks Will Fly (MJ/KR)


Dates: Silverdome Detroit, Michigan (1) Skydome Toronto, Canada (3) Olympic Stadium Montreal, Canada (5, 6) Carrier Dome Syracuse, New York (8) Metrodome Minneapolis, Minnesota (11) King Dome Seattle, Washington (15) BC Place Vancouver, Canada (17, 18)


31st: By the end of the year, sales of the Voodoo Lounge album pass the four million mark, and the North American leg of the tour is written into the record books as the most successful tour in history.

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