ROLLING STONES Live in Detroit 1969 Black Letters

- Bootleg Recording from the 1969 Detroit Concert

This is the second record out of set of two unofficial recordings of the Rolling Stones Live in Detroit 1989, the first album has R.S. printed in blue on the front album cover  

ROLLING STONES Live in Detroit 1969 Black Letters

Album Description:

In November of 1969, the Rolling Stones rolled through Detroit, Michigan, for a concert that would be etched in the memories of fans and become a sought-after collector's item for bootleg enthusiasts. The energy of that night is captured on a two-record set, unofficially released on plain white vinyl – a testament to the raw power of the band's live performance.

The absence of any artwork on the album covers is striking. The stark white canvas is simply adorned with bold blue or black "R.S." initials, leaving no doubt about the musical giants contained within. This lack of official branding highlights the bootleg nature of the recording, a fan-made document of a legendary concert.

Details surrounding the specific date of the concert remain hazy, though most evidence points to November 24th, 1969. What is certain is that the Stones were at the height of their creative fire, touring in support of their critically acclaimed album "Let It Bleed." This Detroit stop likely included a setlist packed with now-classic tracks like "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Sympathy for the Devil," and "Honky Tonk Women."

The allure of these unofficial LPs lies in their ability to transport listeners back to that electrifying night in Detroit. The recordings, though potentially lacking in studio polish, offer a rawer, more authentic experience of the Stones' live energy. Bootlegs like these provide a valuable historical record of a band at a pivotal moment in their career, capturing the unbridled energy and connection between the Stones and their audience.

While the official availability of these recordings is dubious, their existence speaks to the enduring legacy of the Rolling Stones' 1969 Detroit concert. The stark white vinyl with its bold blue or black initials serves as a symbol of a bygone era in music distribution, where bootlegs offered a glimpse into the unfiltered world of live rock and roll. Whether you're a die-hard Stones fan or a collector of musical oddities, these unofficial LPs offer a unique window into a legendary night in rock and roll history.

Music Genre: Rock 

Album Packaging / Information:

 White album cover with the initials R.S printed on it  

Record Label & Catalognr:

White / Blank, Matrix/Stamper: S1 / S2  
Media Format12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 
Track Listing of: ROLLING STONES Live in Detroit 1969 Black Letters
    Side One:
  1. Jumping Jack Flash
  2. Oh Carol
  3. Sympathy for the devil
    Side Two:
  1. Where the boys go??
  2. Love in Vain
  3. Prodigal Son
  4. You gotta move
  5. Under the thumb

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