Watch Rolling Stones Perform ‘Beggars Banquet’ Classic at Tour Premiere

Watch Rolling Stones Perform ‘Beggars Banquet’ Classic at Tour Premiere

The Rolling Stones delivered a memorable performance in Vancouver, Canada, as part of their Hackney Diamonds tour. The iconic band, led by Mick Jagger, treated fans to a rendition of “Street Fighting Man” from their 1968 album, Beggars Banquet. This song was chosen through a fan vote, beating out other options like “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker),” “Out of Control,” and “All Down the Line.”

The Vancouver show marked the fifth-last stop on their tour, which supports their 2023 album, Hackney Diamonds. The band’s setlist for the night included 20 songs, starting with “Start Me Up” and concluding with the classic “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” Fans were thrilled to see the Stones perform a mix of their greatest hits and newer tracks.

In addition to their live performances, the Rolling Stones have been celebrating their rich history. They recently released a clip from the recording sessions of their 1994 album, Voodoo Lounge, to mark its upcoming anniversary vinyl release. In the video, Keith Richards praises the late Charlie Watts, highlighting how the drummer’s approach had evolved over the years. Richards remarked, “It’s quite amazing…he’s peaking now; he’s hitting everything right.”

The Stones’ current tour will continue in Los Angeles on July 10 and will wrap up with three final shows, ending in Ridgedale, Missouri, on July 21. The tour has been a testament to the band’s enduring appeal and their ability to captivate audiences with their timeless music.

The Rolling Stones’ setlist in Vancouver was a mix of fan favorites and deep cuts. The full setlist included:

1. “Start Me Up”
2. “Let’s Spend the Night Together”
3. “Bitch”
4. “Angry”
5. “Street Fighting Man”
6. “Wild Horses”
7. “Mess It Up”
8. “Tumbling Dice”
9. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”
10. “Tell Me Straight”
11. “Little T&A”
12. “Before They Make Me Run”
13. “Sympathy for the Devil”
14. “Honky Tonk Women”
15. “Midnight Rambler”
16. “Gimme Shelter”
17. “Paint It Black”
18. “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”
19. “Sweet Sounds of Heaven”
20. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”

The performance of “Street Fighting Man” was a highlight of the night, showcasing the band’s ability to bring their classic songs to life with the same energy and passion as when they were first recorded. Fans in Vancouver were treated to a night of rock ‘n’ roll that they won’t soon forget.

The Rolling Stones have always been known for their electrifying live performances, and their Hackney Diamonds tour is no exception. The band’s ability to connect with their audience and deliver powerful renditions of their songs is a testament to their status as rock legends.

As the tour continues, fans in Los Angeles and other upcoming stops can look forward to more unforgettable performances. The Rolling Stones have proven time and again that they are one of the greatest rock bands of all time, and their current tour is a celebration of their incredible legacy.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock

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