The Rolling Stones 'hit a wall' making new music, says Don Was
The Rolling Stones' new album of blues covers was created after attempts to record new material faltered, producer Don Was has told the BBC.
"We'd gone in the studio to start cutting some new songs," said Was, who has worked with the band since 1994.
"Around day three we just hit a wall... and Keith suggested that, to cleanse the creative palette, we played Blue and Lonesome, the Little Walter song.
"Fortunately we ran the tape and it was just awesome."
He told BBC Radio 6 Music: "The whole mood of the room changed dramatically in those three-and-a-half... read more
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