Video Feature
The Rolling Stones Bootleg Series: Hampton, '81
Our second exclusive installment from the Rolling Stones live archives finds the band touring on Tattoo You, playing the Hampton Coliseum in Virginia in a 1981 concert that was broadcast live on pay-per-view for the lucky few who could figure out how to order it. The set is heavy on songs from their '70s albums, plus choice covers such as "Just My Imagination," and though the production demands of mega-domes threatened the spontaneity that's the lifeblood of rock and roll shows, the band still feels admirably loose—just listen to the way they let the crowd lead on "You Can't Always Get What You Want," and how much space they leave for Ernie Watts' choice sax accompaniment.

It sounds like anything could happen, and as Keith tells it in our accompanying interview, things ultimately went overboard when a crazed fan rushed Mick during "Satisfaction." Keith's story about taking the assailant out with a perfectly aimed swing of his Telecaster is as well-timed as his leads, and if his recollection doesn't quite match the video evidence, well, the myth is better, innit?

You can buy the complete 25-song set for just $4.99, or pick and choose from all the tracks below—including a free version of "Waiting on a Friend" you may prefer to the studio take, thanks to Ernie Watts' prominent sax runs.

Watch Part One of our Mick and Keith interview, and get an exclusive concert from 1973.

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Waiting On A Friend Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
5:55
The Rolling Stones
2
Under My Thumb Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
5:04
The Rolling Stones
3
When The Whip Comes Down Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
5:06
The Rolling Stones
4
Let's Spend The Night Together Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:32
The Rolling Stones
5
Shattered Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:50
The Rolling Stones
6
Neighbors Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:23
The Rolling Stones
7
Black Limousine Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
3:28
The Rolling Stones
8
Just My Imagination Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
9:46
The Rolling Stones
9
20 Flight Rock Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
1:47
The Rolling Stones
10
Going To A Go Go Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:03
The Rolling Stones
11
Let Me Go Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
5:25
The Rolling Stones
12
Time Is On My Side Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:13
The Rolling Stones
13
Beast Of Burden Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
7:24
The Rolling Stones
14
Let It Bleed Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
6:58
The Rolling Stones
15
You Can't Always Get What You Want Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
9:35
The Rolling Stones
16
Little T&A Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
3:58
The Rolling Stones
17
Tumblin' Dice Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:48
The Rolling Stones
18
She's So Cold Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
4:25
The Rolling Stones
19
Hang Fire Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
2:40
The Rolling Stones
20
Miss You Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
7:46
The Rolling Stones
21
Honky Tonk Women Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
3:42
The Rolling Stones
22
Brown Sugar Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
3:39
The Rolling Stones
23
Start Me Up Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
5:06
The Rolling Stones
24
Jumping Jack Flash Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
8:43
The Rolling Stones
25
Satisfaction Hampton Coliseum (Live 1981)
7:28
The Rolling Stones