Watch Rolling Stones Play Rollicking 'Rip This Joint' in 1995

Watch Rolling Stones Play Rollicking 'Rip This Joint' in 1995


Watch Rolling Stones Play Rollicking 'Rip This Joint' in 1995 news

The Rolling Stones will release Totally Stripped, a CD and DVD collection of rare studio tracks and previously unreleased live footage that expands on 1995’s Stripped album. The package comes out June 3rd. 

“[We took] the best element[s] from [MTV] Unplugged, the intimate thing of it, without actually doing it completely unplugged,” said Mick Jagger at the time. In an exclusive clip, now streaming, the Stones play a rollicking live rendition of the Exile on Main Street favorite “Rip This Joint.” Shot at Amsterdam’s Paradiso, the video offers a sample of the set’s previously unreleased concert footage, taken from three live shows in Europe during the summer of spring and summer of 1995. A deluxe edition of the Totally Stripped DVD includes a revised documentary of the same name, three previously unreleased full-length concerts and a 60-page hard-book set.

The Stones originally released Stripped in 1995 after their Voodoo Lounge tour. The album was designed as a meticulous compilation of signature Stones songs gleaned from studio sessions in Tokyo and Lisbon and a trio of live shows at small venues in Europe. The band intentionally veered away from drawing on larger shows to preserve the intimate, club-like atmosphere on the recording. As Keith Richards said at the time: “There’s something about playing small venues, the immediacy of it. Also we can keep God out the band, because on big gigs he sometimes turns up as rain or wind.”