Watch The Rolling Stones Takes Over Hamburg In 1970

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The European Tour was the Stones’ first tour of Europe since 1967, and it became part of the (not always respected) scheme decided by the group to perform in North America, Continental Europe, and the United Kingdom every three years on a rotating basis.

The shows were similar to those on the previous 1969 US tour, but with the added confidence that the material had become familiar to the public’s ears, as Let It Bleed had been released for a few months.

However, the Stones continued to propose new songs, such as Brown Sugar, Dead Flowers, and You Gotta Move, which became a regular presence at concerts; however, these tracks would not be included on the disc until the release of Sticky Fingers after about six months. Unlike the band’s previous tours at the time, the Stones were limited to playing one concert per night, with the sole exception of the two performances held in Milan. The band played Gimme Shelter on one occasion, in Malmö, Sweden (the first date of the tour).

On September 14, a thousand or more tickets were rejected, because they were false, at the gates of the Ernst-Merck-Halle in Hamburg; It took two hundred policemen to appease the angry fans. The Rolling Stones dominated that concert!

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