Was the intention to get the band more comfortable in front of the cameras, with an eye of doing theatrical films, such as A Clockwork Orange? "Kit Lamber's father composed and conducted for Diaghilev. It was a screen test for the Stones made via our own private studio - i.e. This is his story. Do you think we're incapable of being shocked by art anymore? It was such a nod to the square culture that the Rolling Stones were attempting to wipe away that you had to … As opposed to "impresario," undoubtedly you'd prefer your own term: "pimpresario." We were all looking over our shoulders when that mob showed up. As part of the informal backstage rehearsal scenes, Mick and Keith sing bits of assorted Beatles’ songs along with working on new songs they’ve recently written. As depicted in the film, the fans at the shows went absolutely crazy - rushing the stage and literally attacking the band. The act just did the playing and singing. © BobBonisPhotographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com. Thank you for signing up to Musicradar. Great Britain in the 1960s had its own version with Andrew Loog Oldham. "I think he fared very well. Impresarios were old farts in an old game. When they got in the studio, did they have fun playing together? "I didn't. ", With Underground Garage maven Steven Van Zandt, 2012. That Oldham scored his boys a record deal at a better royalty rate than The Beatles, showing up his onetime employer, Epstein, quickly cemented his status as a shrewd dealmaker. "Dear Albert gave that same advice to a lot of acts who were not as strong, as focused, as viable as Dylan, and it's tough to recall their names. "The Beatles were The Beatles – the Stones were the Stones... A lot of folks liked both.". C'mon - Darlene Love saying, 'But it's December the 24th and I'm longing to be up north' puts a pop lump in my throat and a tear in my eye every year.". Now, boy, he had as much faith in Bruce as Diaghilev did in Nijinsky or Erte or Stravinsky. What went into the decision to record Aftermath in California? The song Goin' Home is over 11 minutes long. How did it come together initially? The group tunes up, puts on a bit of makeup, signs an autograph for an elderly woman - by '72, things would be quite different. I also like a question of opposites. On the night of 23 April of that year, the budding teen tycoon, having already successfully hawked himself to fashion designer Mary Quant and Beatles … Bully Fury was James Dean. "Sure did. Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones manager and producer from 1963 to 1967, is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2014. In the beginning, I had to shout about the Stones or Marianne Faithful or whomever. Never been asked that in my life. "It was not typical because there were cameras in the room. Oldham saw potential in the group being positioned as an "anti-Beatles"—a rougher group compared to the "cuddly moptop" image of the Beatles at that time. Same with The Beatles in Hamburg. All rights reserved. ", "We must remember that not being able to play was an inherent part of the Sex Pistols' makeup. Although Aftermath had some great singles, it's the first album that really feels like just that - an album. 2Stoned is the remarkable record of these years, when Oldham's radical strategies t Oldham (second from left) with The Rolling Stones (Image credit: Bob Bonis Photographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com) A hustler is only as good as his hustle, and in 1963, 19-year-old Andrew Loog Oldham hit the mother lode. "Dickie Pride had talent, and so did Duffy Power. The establishment still loathed the Stones and hoped we'd go away.". Led Zeppelin - Peter Grant. Finally completed more than 45 years after its original filming we get to view the Stones backstage and on-stage with some amazing footage I had never seen before. Brian's demeanor in the film doesn't really suggest the enormous problems he would soon have. Sutton said, “At Lime, we want to tell the stories from people from the margins of society, The rights were in the hands of lawyers who sold it to Kubrick who fancied Malcolm McDowell who fancied himself.". I never even got my foot in the door. It was such a nod to the square culture that the Rolling Stones were attempting to wipe away that you had to figure it for a joke. That's not happy. "I served that inspiration." Similarly eccentric, Oldham ", "I've seen Mick and/or Keith both say that I cast them against The Beatles," says Oldham. Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. Was the group starting to think of the album as a sophisticated piece of art unto itself rather than just a collection of singles? Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. At the time, Andrew Loog Oldham must have looked the right part for releasing this record. The art form was still in its infancy. He also got - I mean the manager - criticized for doing an interview with either Rolling Stone or the New York Times. Not true. Well, almost. The most impressive was Charlie Watts, hence the title.". Producing their 1964 debut, The Rolling Stones (England's Newest Hitmakers), Oldham helmed no fewer than four other LPs for the group before the end of 1965 alone; additionally, he formed the Andrew Loog Oldham Orchestra to release symphonic albums including Plays Lionel Bart's Maggie May and East Meets West: Famous Hits of the Beach Boys and the Four Seasons. As long as they bought the records, I suppose. 7.4K likes. The '60s in ' 65 was a small club. Andrew Loog Oldham (born 29 January 1944) is an English record producer, talent manager, impresario and author. Bath For example: The Beatles - Brian Epstein. "Completely. Both events disturbed audiences deeply - like rock 'n' roll used to. You related quite strongly to Tony Curtis' character, Sid Falco, in Sweet Smell Of Success. "Great question. I've seen Mick and/or Keith both say that I cast them against The Beatles. Your poetry for the album December's Children - what did the band think of it? He was all of nineteen when Brian Epstein took him on to be the Beatles’ London press agent, and already regarded as someone who could make things happen. Oldham (second from left) with The Rolling Stones, (Image credit: Bob Bonis Photographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com), Buyers' guides to all the best music gear, The 25 best VST/AU plugin synths in the world right now: all the best soft synths you need in your DAW, In pictures: 68 pro guitarists' pedalboards, 15 easy blues guitar chords every guitarist needs to know, The 16 best software samplers in the world today. - did they seem cool or silly at the time? They could listen at home and scream at the shows.". In April 1963, a journalist friend recommended that Oldham see a young R&B band called the Rolling Stones. Was the band all on board? Did he offer any production advice or insights? Oldham had previously been business partners with P… Mick and Keith became the songwriters, but what was the relationship between Keith and Brian as guitarists? Was there a definite anti-Beatles faction in England at the time? Andrew Loog Oldham is an English record producer, talent manager, impresario and author. (You can order Stone Free, from Escargot Books, right here.). You also don't have a problem with the word "hustler." Did they ever express irritation that people weren't listening to them at concerts? "Interestingly, yes. "There is a big difference between the times and people I write about in Stone Free. There's something of the wild card in Epstein, Parnes, McLaren, Jerry Brandt and a couple of Americans I did not write about - Artie Ripp and the who sold Bruce Springsteen to John Hammond at CBS. It's not any different from Fabian, is it?". It certainly would not have done business in the cinemas. This is his story. I went into a meeting with him when I was 17, unprepared. Oldham, still a teenager, rapidly acquired a seasoned business partner (Eric Easton) and took over management of the Stones who had been informally represented by Giorgio Gomelsky. But he had a true ear for the music, as well, and unlike Epstein, who was an awkward, sometimes unwelcome presence in the studio with The Beatles, Oldham produced all of The Rolling Stones' albums until 1966's Between The Buttons. "It's whores again. They did a great thing with that Canadian girl Carly Rae something… Jespen? I'm not talking about stuff like Dave Matthews - that's like Woody Herman or Glenn Miller. Sometimes he isn't given as much credit for shaping the early, even the sound and the image of the group, as I … ", Andrew Loog Oldham, 2012. But come Christmas, Ella is always good, The Beach Boys have managed to remind us what facile and juvenile pricks they are, so it's always back to Phil. - Frankie Avalon & Annette Funicello, Freddie & the Dreamers, The Kinks, Don Adams, The Brothers Four, Dobie … Paul McCartney could do a tremendous Ruby Tuesday, and George could have done a great She Smiled Sweetly. This is his story. John Lennon doing 19th Nervous Breakdown. Do you think he was being intentionally ironic? Sure, there were symphonic Beatles records, but somehow that was to be expected from them. I spoke with Andrew in October 2012 when he came to WFUV to promote “Charlie is My Darling” a cinema verite film that chronicles the Stones on tour in Ireland in 1965. One of the master hustlers you write about is ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev - how do you think he would have fared in rock 'n' roll? Andrew Loog Oldham is an important force in the success of the early Stones, in fact, he plays a big role in shaping the image and, to a certain extent, the attitude of Rolling Stones music. The in-between period was pretty good as well - Between The Buttons, for example.". You had a huge interest in a film version of A Clockwork Orange starring the Stones. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. He was just 19 years old when he went to see a relatively unknown group called The Rolling Stones. The Beatles were The Beatles - the Stones were the Stones, and as you say, a lot of folks liked both. My venue was somewhere between ether and the world.". On early records, The Beatles were looking to Motown, The Beach Boys and Dylan. He seems happy and engaged. He took no pity on my age. Did you sense that trouble could be around the corner for him? Yet he fought fiercely for Dylan's artistic freedom. In those words? How far along did that ever get? You're with them in the room - what kinds of opinions or suggestions would you offer? In 1966 Andrew Oldham decided to try and cash in even further on his most famous act, the Rolling Stones, by releasing an orchestral album of what were their biggest hits at the time. Most bands did not have their hands on the pulse of all three.". The footage of the band backstage is surprising in how innocent everything seemed. He was first an assistant to designer Mary Quant and then helped to promote The Beatles for Brian Epstein. Andrew Loog Oldham lives in Colombia, far from the capital in which he made his name. "Wouldn't it just? I wanted the Stones to get used to the cameras, and I wanted to see which one of them the camera took to. The selling is 90 percent of the gig. Back to your book - in one passage, you mention being impressed by the "profundity of superficiality." Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. Andrew Loog Oldham — The Rolling Stones. A whole slew. Has the tragic myth eclipsed the music? * English-speaking linernotes of Andrew Loog Oldham (December, 2012) * Musician-Lineup to every track * Two full-page, coloured illustrations Manufactured in Canada, derived by the available SID codes in the CD-inside ring Tracks 1, 3, 6, and 7 are instrumental His personal and public rehabilitation - a veritable phoenix rising from the ashes - began with a pair of crackling autobiographies, 2002's Stoned and 2003's 2Stoned, which soon led to what he jokes is his "first regular job," DJing for Steven Van Zandt's Underground Garage on SiriusXM. Taking space away from the act can be fatal for a manager, although maybe Bieber doesn't mind him talking to the old folks. my producing it and therefore controlling how or if it was seen. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." Did you enjoy your notoriety? A hustler is only as good as his hustle, and in 1963, 19-year-old Andrew Loog Oldham hit the mother lode. On the night of 23 April of that year, the budding teen tycoon, having already successfully hawked himself to fashion designer Mary Quant and Beatles manager Brian Epstein as a happening hipster who knew a thing or two about a thing or two, walked into the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond, England, and saw a six-piece blues band that had everything he needed to capture the zeitgeist of the '60s. MusicRadar is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Visit our corporate site. There was a problem. BA1 1UA. "Never did. But it was not really in my hands - Peter Whitehead was filming it - so you really have to stand back and let him get on with it.". Grand Funk Railroad - Terry Knight. Now, where Kit and Chris Stamp showed The Who what could be was quite amazing. John Stephen, the king of Carnarby Street clothing stores. Louder Than War editor-in-chief John Robb meets up with legendary producer, writer and the original manager of The Rolling Stones, Andrew Loog Oldham, for an absorbing and spirited interview in and around the impressios former trade of music culture as well as the Stones and life today. Self (as Andrew Oldham) 1965 Hullabaloo (TV Series) Self - manager of the Rolling Stones. He also played a great bass on Play With Fire.". But what about a bad hustler, one who is unskilled or not transparent enough? He was manager and producer of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967, and was noted for his flamboyant style. Coinciding (coincidentally) with The Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary celebrations of last year, Oldham, who has made Bogota, Columbia his home since the mid-'80s, is back in the limelight now more than ever with two fascinating offerings. I served that inspiration. Priests are pimps for Jesus, and lawyers are whores for the judge and/or their clients. Where there any real-life JJ Hunsecker's in your world? "It just sounded right to keep it going at the time, in that moment, and luckily Charlie saw me waving and kept it going.". He just snarled and spat me out on the street for wasting his time and not coming up to what being in a room with him required. And then there's The Rolling Stones, whose manager was Andrew Loog Oldham … On top of that, the other avenues supposedly open to us were not - the BBC, etc. Andrew Loog Oldham - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyc It is of the time. Who's the last band that did that gruel? ", "I was inspired by the Stones," says Oldham, seen standing behind Keith Richards. I was going to suggest Something Happened To Me for Ringo, but without Richard Perry? He was first an assistant to designer Mary Quant and then helped to … To Say Andrew Loog Oldham is "one of a kind" is far too little praise for a man who help create the image and market the world's greatest rock n roll band (of which I have been a fan for 45 years years).ALO was brash, bold and truly original, making it up as he went along to incredible success at age 19 (no it's not a typo). We were now having hits. I guess Dickie Pride got the best or worst name, depending on one's point of view. Nothing like that French tab. I had always wondered how and why the Stones had come to record and release Lennon and McCartney’s “I Wanna Be Your Man” as their second single. "Where? On As Tears Go By I did for sure. They got it wrong. Who were you inspired by? You don't take a stand on his guilt or innocence, but for a lot of us, when we heard the news of Lana Clarkson's murder, it didn't come as a big surprise - it's as if we expected it. I had more respect for the Stones than to compare them to something else.". Some acts need to be told what to do, and that's not a put-down, though as a gig it's pretty unrewarding. Maybe they have bad memories. © BobBonisPhotographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com. ‎The longtime manager and producer of the Rolling Stones, Andrew Loog Oldham promoted and nurtured the group's notorious reputation as the bad boys of the British Invasion, orchestrating their ultimate rise to prominence as the "world's greatest rock & roll band." Great time, great Dave Hassinger, great Jack Nitzsche, great weather.". Your chapter on Phil Spector is riveting and heartbreakingly personal. "Do we realize how many state fairs Elvis played before he did The Steve Allen Show? Andrew Loog Oldham was the manager and producer of The Rolling Stones from 1963-1967, and so when it came to reproducing orchestral versions of various Rollings Stones songs, he received permission and released 'The Rolling Stones Songbook'. Well, he could not tell Dylan to go out and shoe-shuffle and sing Louis Prima songs, so he saw the glove that fit Dylan and wore it. Both came out of the jazz and R&B cycle. Is that how you saw yourself? This resulting album is quite interesting, with some very different arrangements of some really classic tracks. Was that precedent setting for the time? The public is not interested in the bean counter unless he marries the act's mum.". "Have a look at it again. During the two periods they enjoyed playing together the results were magic. Who were the Stones looking to as either competition or inspiration? If anything, French cinema influenced me - the tackiness of Godard. "That was our new recording home, RCA on Iver and Sunset. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, Oldham famously locked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in a room until they had a self-penned gem (Tell Me) worthy of inclusion on the Stones' debut album. In August 1964 Andrew Loog Oldham said, “We (he and Eric Easton) didn’t make the Stones stars, the public did. Then it was adopted by the gelled, four-buttoned majority malaise. Something of a paradox? I cast them as they were. The problem with rock 'n' roll being able to shock us is that there is no school on the road anymore. In 1963 nineteen year old Andrew Loog Oldham became the Rolling Stones' first manager and record producer. "No, I think if we strip away the protective layer to all our functions, eventually the two functions of pimps and whores are applicable, and that fact appreciated, a lot of the crap gets removed, and life is simple. Check out his new podcast Sounds and Vision. Lady Gaga at the Grammys a couple of years ago - that yellow theme was just amazing. My own private inspirations were not appropriate except as a force of energy for me to use.". Available with an Apple Music subscription. © Betina La Plante. Please refresh the page and try again. You claim that integrity bothered Albert Grossman. There's Charlie Is My Darling, a 1965 documentary of the Stones (originally produced by Oldham and directed by Peter Whitehead) that captures the group in a mini tour of Ireland with an intimacy that approaches poetic voyeurism; and next we have Stone Free, his third book, an immensely entertaining examination of the bigger-than-life show-biz masters (Epstein, Larry Parnes, Phil Spector, Albert Grossman, among others) who paved the way for him. He left the Stones in 1967 and continued his work in the music business with his label Immediate Records which had a stellar roster of artists including Small Faces and The Nice. That seems like a contradiction... "I was told by my book editor that I never met a cliché I did not embrace. "Tough. "Not true." © Betina La Plante. I always thought it was possible to like both groups. The names that Larry Parnes gave to his stable of stars - Billy Fury, Vince Eager, Lance Fortune, etc. I imagine that it would've been very well received. In 1963, at a callow 19 years of age, Andrew Loog Oldham somehow found himself at the helm of what would quickly become one of the most successful and … Flamboyant as they come, Andrew Loog Oldham was the first manager of The Rolling Stones. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." Andrew Loog Oldham. Let's get into Charlie Is My Darling. Now they all have to do it all from the giddy-up. Charlie was filmed around the same time as the Dylan doc Don't Look Back. The manager is the bean counter and the bad guy. In 1963, Andrew Loog Oldham was a precocious hustler of genius on the London scene, with a keen eye for the next look and a willingness to gamble on it. That's part of what makes Charlie such an original and special item. He created the band's bad-boy image, produced some of … IN 1965, TOM WOLFE FAMOUSLY DUBBED PHIL SPECTOR America’s first tycoon of teen. In the following interview, conducted via e-mail, Oldham holds forth on a variety of topics: some of the legends he profiled in Stone Free, the difference between impresarios and "pimpresarios," how he came to film the Stones, working with the band in the studio, what Jagger-Richards songs he wishes The Beatles would have covered and much more. ", Oldham shares a laugh with Mick Jagger. The script will be written by Spence, who penned Stoned with Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham after the book was optioned by Executive Producer Louise Sutton, who joined the producer in June 2018, having worked on Black Mirror. You gotta deliver all at once, so pop will triumph over rock. The picture shows the group being absolutely on fire on stage. Accurate? Product Information: In 1963, in a south London hotel, Andrew Loog Oldham discovered an unknown rhythm and blues band called the Rolling Stones and became their manager and producer; 2Stoned is the remarkable record of these years, when Oldham's radical strategies transformed them into the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band That Ever Drew Breath. The scene with Mick and Keith working on Sittin' On A Fence - is that typical of how their songwriting sessions went at the time? "It didn't. "Did I? ", Oldham (seated) and engineer Dave Hassinger (standing) in the studio with the Stones. The prefix gets a bad rap, but you don't see it that way, do you? Surely, you wouldn't have said that "anybody can be a Rolling Stone. "The Stones always attempted and, on most occasions, succeeded in making the three parts of the art seamless and respectful of each of them - the road, the records and the presenting of themselves in the media. Oldham's parting with the Stones in 1967 was about as messy as those things usually go, and for most of the next few decades, it looked as if his final chapter had been written - it wasn't until the '90s that he kicked the drug habit that almost kicked him. What went into your decision to cast the Stones as the "anti-Beatles"? A couple of art houses maybe, but it would not have been worthwhile, and in addition, it would have been contrary to our agenda. You've also been described as an "enfante terrible" of the London pop scene. Anyway, an impresario usually refers to fellows - or gals - who present something, an attraction to the public at a specific venue. Andrew Loog Oldham began working as a young publicist in London in the early 1960’s, just as the British music, fashion and social scene were starting to explode. He was manager and producer of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967, and was noted for his flamboyant style. That is a particular misconception that is unfortunately promoted today by the Stones. And they are supposed to be the icing on the toxic cake we all want slices of. All tracks on sides one and two were produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. "I always say that come Christmas I won't play Phil's Christmas album, for obvious reasons. Born in England in 1944, Oldham or…. The guy who manages Justin Bieber, maybe - he should be. "Not that I recall. That involved fighting folks to allow his artist to do whatever he wanted. Why wasn't the film released at the time? The Police? Three years ago, it was possible for manager to make star. Before long he was their manager, producer and is generally credited with creating their “bad boy” image. Andrew Loog Oldham began working as a young publicist in London in the early 1960’s, just as the British music, fashion and social scene were starting to explode. Last question, and it's on the Stones: The band famously covered I Wanna Be Your Man. Andrew Loog Oldham is the original manager/producer of the Rolling Stones, founder of Immediate Records, writer of STONED, 2STONED, and ROLLING STONED, and the longtime lead DJ on the Underground Garage channel on SiriusXM. Now, in this hurdy-gurdy, space-slurping tech world we function in, an artist is required to be able to promote themselves, to be able to handle all aspects of the selling and the media. But it was when he went to hear a relatively unknown blues combo perform that Oldham … Generally, I just offered enthusiasm and belief in their ability to become the writers they became. Are there any current "pimpresarios" who remind you of yourself in the '60s? Oldham made some key tweaks to the Rollin' Stones to ready them for mass consumption, such as convincing the group to add an all-important "g" to their name and dropping piano player Ian Stewart from their onstage lineup; and then there was the matter of the band's songwriting - which was nil. All tracks on sides three and four were produced by Jimmy Miller, except "Midnight Rambler," which was produced by The Rolling Stones and Glyn Johns. Andrew Loog Oldham By Rob Bowman As the Rolling Stones’ manager and producer, he played a seminal role in the creation of modern rock & roll. I asked Andrew about his reported chance meeting with John and Paul in London’s Leicester Square and he filled me in on the details, Home | Archives | Contact | Biography | Voiceovers | Join the email list, The Official Dennis Elsas Website – Rock Authority, On Air Personality & Voiceover Talent, Darlene Love – The Phil Spector Christmas Album, Woodstock Remembered – The 50th Anniversary. "Not really. "Who I was inspired by did not enter the picture. Opposites attract.". Were there any rock or pop documentaries you used as a reference? At the time, Andrew Loog Oldham must have looked the right part for releasing this record. © BobBonisPhotographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com. So Wikipedia calls you, among other things, an "impresario" - which I guess you were at one time. Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones’ former manager and producer of their early recordings, is bypassing Thursday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at … It meant you were not toeing the line, following the party orders, refusing to be suppressed into the ordinary. Were the Stones ever concerned for their safety? © They would say, 'I hustled him, because they preferred that to the truth: 'I fucked him.' I was inspired by the Stones. An important, very important lesson that I'll never forget.". ", You write about Malcolm McLaren, who said that "anybody can be a Sex Pistol." On the band's debut album, Phil Spector is credited as playing maracas on Little By Little. "I was shocked by Kanye West on the 12-12-12 thing, but I think that's not the shock you are looking for. Andrew Loog Oldham In Rock 'n Roll history, there are some groups whose managers are just as famous as the acts themselves. With the Stones, the opposite was true… and they wore makeup.". © BobBonisPhotographs @2269 Productions, Inc. - NotFadeAwayGallery.com. Back in the '60s, in the beginning, a manager spoke for his act. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." In recent years he has published several entertaining autobiographies and memoirs, the latest is called Rolling Stoned. A good hustle and a good hustler leave no victims.". Tell me, which Jagger-Richards song would you have loved to hear The Beatles cover? Is there some degree of shame in being a clumsy hustler? 1972 is really another chapter of the '60s with a whole lot more of the world joining in.". "You can hear it. I don't think I offered suggestions on many occasions. Currently he can be heard daily as a disc jockey on Sirius/XM’s Underground Garage sharing his vast knowledge of the music he presents and offering insights and opinions that are wonderful to listen to. Pauline Kael compared the first screening of Last Tango In Paris to the debut of La Sacre du Primtemps, the latter of which Diaghilev presented. Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. In 1963, in a south London hotel, Andrew Loog Oldham discovered an unknown rhythm and blues band called the Rolling Stones and became their manager and producer; by 1967 they had achieved worldwide celebrity, been arrested in a notorious drugs raid and split with the manager that made them. "Well, once upon a time, the art of hustle was given to a precious few. You will receive a verification email shortly. "He advised me to own the masters - good advice. JD Salinger would not get a deal. 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