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The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus


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In December 1968, the Rolling Stones invited their friends and guests to perform in a one-off show inside a circus tent. On the bill over the two days of filming were Jethro Tull, the Who, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithfull and the Dirty Mac (one of the first "supergroups", featuring John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richard, Mitch Mitchell and Yoko Ono). Topping the bill for the last half hour are the Rolling Stones, performing a selection of hits including Jumping Jack Flash and Sympathy for the Devil.
Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg


Unknown: Jethro Tull
Unknown: Marianne Faithfull
Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Eric Clapton
Unknown: Keith Richard
Unknown: Mitch Mitchell
Unknown: Jack Flash

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The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus

BBC Two England, 31 December 1996 22.55

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