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Rolling Stones performs “Mercy, Mercy” for the first time in 50 years

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Rolling Stones performs “Mercy, Mercy” for the first time in 50 years

Yes, the Rolling Stones has a long career, so the news that they are playing a song for the first time in 50 years doesn’t come as a surprise. The song recovered by the band was “Mercy, Mercy,” which rolled out at a concert in Landover, Maryland, in the United States last Wednesday (3). Currently, the band is in a new American stage of the “No Filter” tour.


“Mercy, Mercy” is actually a cover of Don Covay. The track included the album “Out of Our Heads”, released by the band in 1965 – the third of the group discography. She had not been part of the repertoire since a concert in 1969, held at Hyde Park in London after the death of guitarist Brian Jones.

Watch the moment below:

Next Rolling Stones tour dates
JUL ‘19

07 – Gillette Stadium Foxboro, MA
14 – Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
19 – TIAA Bank Field Jacksonville, FL
23 – Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia, PA
27 – NRG Stadium Houston, TX

AUG ‘19

01 – MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ
05 – MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ
10 – Broncos Stadium at Mile High Denver, CO
14 – CenturyLink Field Seattle, WA
18 – Levi’s® Stadium Santa Clara, CA
22 – The Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA
26 – State Farm Stadium Glendale, AZ
31 – Hard Rock Stadium Miami, FL

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