On Air is a live album by the Rolling Stones released on 1 December 2017. The standard versions of the album contain 18 live and studio recordings of the band aired on the BBC in 1963–1965. It emerged 20 years after initial newspaper reports that such an album could be forthcoming.
Side A - Tracks 1-3: Saturday Club 26th October, 1963 (Recorded 23rd September, 1963) Side A - Tracks 4-7: Saturday Club 8th February, 1964 (Recorded 3rd February, 1964) Side A - Tracks 8 & Side B Tracks 1-3: Blues In Rhythm, Camden Theatre, London. 19th March 1964 Side B - Tracks 4-7: The Joe Loss Pop Show 10th April, 1964.
I Wanna Be Your Man (Live On The BBC) (First Radio Version) 1964. I Wanna Be Your Man (Live On The BBC) 1964. LP 3 - The Beatles Sixties Recordings And Songs. We Were The Kings Of The Jungle" And On Meeting The Stones (Rolling Stone Interview) 1970. The Song John And Paul Wrote For The Rolling Stones. John On "I Wanna Be Your Man" (Live On BBC Radio) 1963. I Wanna Be Your Man (Live On BBC Radio 1964. This is a new phase Beatles & Stones album! This box set contains a most complete and extensive collection of recordings featuring the bands and/or their members meeting in the studio or on stage, also covering each others songs on rare occasions.
This album follows the recent release of The Rolling Stones – On Air coffee table book, by Richard Havers and published by Virgin Books. I Wanna Be Your Man – Saturday Club, 1964 Carol – Saturday Club, 1964 I’m Moving On – The Joe Loss Pop Show, 1964 If You Need Me – The Joe Loss Pop Show, 1964 Walking The Dog – Saturday Club, 1964 Confessin’ The Blues – The Joe Loss Pop Show, 1964 Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – Top Gear, 1965 Little By Little – The Joe Loss Pop Show
Recorded live at the IBC Studios, Portland Place, London, United Kingdom, 11/03/1963. 3. Bright Lights Big City. 4. Baby What's Wrong. 5. I Want to Be Loved. Recorded live at the Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 10/11/06/1964 and at the RCA Studios, Los Angeles, California, United States, 05/06/09/1965. 1. High-Heel Sneakers. Album, 15 Enero 1965, Decca. Everybody Needs Somebody to Love.
The Rolling Stones will collect 18 recordings the band performed on the BBC from 1963 to 1965 for the upcoming compilation On Air. The collection, due out December 1st, culls the Rolling Stones’ performances from BBC shows like Saturday Club, The Joe Loss Pop Show, Blues in Rhythm, Top Gear and Yeah Yeah. Eight of the performances found On Air features songs the Rolling Stones have never recorded or released commercially. All the appearances took place in a two-year span from October 1963 – where the group performed their debut single Come On – to September 1965.
The Rolling Stones time capsule to young inspired musicians working hard to "break" in the wake of The Beatles play with heart and soul on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Volume 1" World Productions of Compact Music (D037-2)/Walking The Dog ("The Decca Years Volume 3" World Productions of Compact Music (D039-2)/Bye Bye Johnny (Rape of the Vaults (RSVP 002 A/B)/I Wanna Be Your Man ("The Decca Years Volume 1" World Productions of Compact Music. CD2: Saturday Club, June 6, 1964 Down In The Bottom: aka Meet Me In The Bottom ("Meet Me In The Bottom" LP Magic Dwarf (MDR-6 A/B)/You Can Make It If You Try ("Meet Me In The Bottom" LP)- /Route 66 ("Meet Me In The Bottom" LP)/Confessin' The Blues.
In December Universal/Polydor will issue The Rolling Stones – On Air a collection of rare radio recordings from the band’s formative years. Amongst the songs are eight the band have never recorded or released commercially, and these radio sessions would have been performed between 1963 and 1965 on BBC shows such as Saturday Club, Top Gear, Rhythm and Blues and The Joe Loss Pop Show.