Did Mick Jagger and Keith Richards attend Brian Jones Funeral?

Did Mick Jagger and Keith Richards attend Brian Jones Funeral?

It was a hot and sunny day in Jones’ hometown of Cheltenham. Thousands had descended upon the small town to bid farewell and lined the streets to watch as the 14-car funeral procession made its way to the burial site. Former bandmates Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman were there, but Mick and Keith were unable to make it.

Did the Rolling Stones go to Brian Jones Funeral?

Watts and Wyman were the only Rolling Stones who attended Brian Jones’ funeral. Jagger was filming Ned Kelly in Australia. “I wasn’t understanding enough about his drug addiction,” Jagger told Rolling Stone in 1995.

Did Bob Dylan pay for Brian Jones coffin?

Less than a month after being kicked out of the band he started The Rolling Stones and a week after his death on July 2, 1969, Brian Jones was buried on July 10, 1969 in this lavish silver & bronze metal casket flown in from the United States and paid for by his friend Bob Dylan.

Who paid for Brian Jones Funeral?

It’s alleged that Dylan paid for the silver and bronze metal casket Jones was buried in on July 10, 1969 – eight days after his death.

Why didnt Keith Richards attend Brian Jones Funeral?

But the remaining Stones – Mick Jagger, 78, Keith Richards, 77 and Ronnie Wood, 74, were rehearsing in the US for a rescheduled tour and weren’t allowed to return to the UK due to COVID restrictions. They were forced to remain in Boston while their bandmate was farewelled in a small private ceremony.

Why was Brian Jones hair dyed white?

Jones was reportedly buried 10 feet (3 m) deep in Cheltenham Cemetery, to prevent exhumation by trophy hunters. His body was embalmed, with hair bleached white, and was placed in an air-tight silver and bronze casket. Watts and Wyman were the only Rolling Stones who attended the funeral.

Did Bill Wyman go to Charlie Watts Funeral?

At Charlie Watts’ funeral last week in Devon, England, three special friends were missing: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood – the Rolling Stones. The burial in the closest circle of friends was not planned that way. It is not known whether Bill Wyman, the band’s ex-bass player, attended the funeral.

Where was Brian Jones buried?

Cheltenham Cemetery and Crematorium, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Brian Jones/Place of burial

How deep is Brian Jones buried?

Who got kicked out of the Rolling Stones?

Founding Rolling Stone Brian Jones died in the early morning hours of July 3rd, 1969, less than a month following his exit from the band. ‘Rolling Stone’ dedicated its 39th cover story to remembering the guitarist and his legacy.

What does Keith Richards say about Charlie Watts?

Keith Richards Says Charlie Watts Is ‘Smiling Down’ on the Rolling Stones. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards said Charlie Watts was “smiling down” on the band as it continued with Steve Jordan in the late drummer’s place.