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ANDREW LOOG OLDHAM made a rare appearance in Ireland last night (May 3), when he travelled to BELFAST to present the first official screening of a STONES concert film from the mid
Oldham introduced ‘Charlie Is My Darling’, a 50-minute film that captures the Stones over a few days in September 1965 playing shows in Belfast,
Cork and Dublin. A
behind the scenes documentary filmed entirely on hand-held camera, it also included early performancesof classics such as ‘Get Off Of MyCloud’ and ‘Satisfaction’ and interviews with the five original members.
After the film, Oldham took questions from the audience. He talked about early days with The Rolling Stones, his love for [a][/a] and how
he felt the record industry had badly treated
and his band The Verve
famously sampled a version of
‘The Last Time’ as recorded by
The Andrew Oldham Orchestra on
‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’, a Number Two hit in 1997.
Of his return to Ireland, Oldham said: “I’ve always
loved Ireland. The land is cut better and people walk
well above it.”
Decca Records will re-release
The Andrew Oldham Orchestra album,
‘The Rolling Stones Songbook’, on May
10. The LP contains instrumental versions of many