Album: Between The Buttons (U.S.)
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It’s clear Ed Sullivan fucking hated the Rolling Stones. After their first appearance, he apologized for having them on and swore that he’d never have them on again. He probably thought he was making a good bet: that there was no way that these shaggy-ass scruffy fucks were going to any kind of career.
Instead, they were on several more times, the final one when they performed “Gimme Shelter” in 1969, the world having changed completely in the intervening five years.