'A magnificent orchestra of people': Inside The Rolling Stones' touring machine

James Hanley

Keith Richards cranks up his trusty Fender Telecaster; Mick Jagger jogs on the spot, loaded with ageless energy; Ronnie Wood grins like the cat that got the cream; Charlie Watts simmers with effortless style.

Welcome to the greatest show on earth: The Rolling Stones live.

“It’s always an adventure to work with this band,” smiles creative director Patrick Woodroffe, whose relationship with the Stones dates back to 1982. “There is something special about them. Some of it is due to ...

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