Rolling Stones Debut New Songs with Lady Gaga in Surprise Show

On Thursday October 19, The Rolling Stones treated an intimate crowd of just over 600 fans to a mini-concert that featured songs from their new album and special guest Lady Gaga.

The Stones, now with drummer Steve Jordan live debuted “Angry,” “Whole Wide World,” and "Bite My Head Off" from the recently released Hackney Diamonds, to celebrate their latest LP. The offering is the band's 26th American studio album.

Newer numbers were nicely mixed in with classics "Shattered," "Tumbling Dice," and "Jumpin' Jack Flash."

The opening tune which had its live debut in 1978 was particularly cheeky as it is still so emblematic of NYC where the surprise show was held.

You got rats on the West Side / Bedbugs uptown
What a mess this town's in tatters / I've been shattered
My brain's been battered / splattered all over Manhattan

But the biggest moment was the encore when Lady Gaga joined Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and bassist Darryl Jones, for the live debut of "Sweet Sounds of Heaven."

Gaga is featured on the album along with Stevie Wonder, so who better to join the band at the small club across the street from the Chelsea Market.

In a perfect world the Stones would have live debuted "Angry" and "Sweet Sounds of Heaven" on Saturday Night Live at nearby 30 Rock, but Bad Bunny was the host AND musical guest so, Jagger simply made a cameo.

The Stones also were featuring background singer Chanel Haynes who was fired last year from starring in the Tina Turner musical in London when she was flown to Italy for one night to sing "Gimme Shelter" with the legendary rockers.

Good for them for hiring her. Hopefully fans will enjoy her pipes when the Stones go on tour.

Speaking of a Stones tour to support their new album (which is getting rave reviews), no such thing has been announced yet.

Mick is 80, Keith turns 80 right before Christmas, would a tour be the best thing for these icons? Or maybe a nice comfortable residency in a place like The Sphere be the move where the people can come to them?

Keep your eye on the Rolling Stones' website for news. But something tells me a band that's been on the road for 50 years will go back on the road so as not to gather any moss.

The Stones live debuting "Angry" last week in NYC

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