Mick Jagger: Still Seventy! The Imaginary Interview Continues!
Now that Sir Mick "talked" with me about the Rolling Stones' live albums, I sat him down again to talk about the various 'Greatest Hits' collections the band has put out over the years. I stuck with the US collections as he's in America.
Again from here on out, I will be known as Y! and Imaginary Mick Jagger will be known as IMJ!
Y!: I thought we'd talk about the repackages today.
IMJ!: Oh, will you look, fuzzy hat is back.
Y!: You released a number of fine greatest hits albums in this country.
IMJ!: Is everyone else really this busy? I know I'm no Justin Bieber these days, but did you even tell Leslie I was open to having her interview me?
Y!: We'll start here with this album that Allen Klein put together of tracks he owned.
IMJ!: You're really quite something. I'm not talking about this crap. I don't own this stuff. I disregarded it when it first came out. I'm not suddenly changing my mind on it. It's crap. Look, best lesson I ever received wasn't at the London School of Economics, it was what happened to this band, financially, in the first decade of service.
13) Rarities 1971-2003:
Y!: I found it interesting how only a few of these tracks are actual rarities and that most are b-sides or songs that appeared on other compilation albums or…
IMJ!: Obviously someone in management thought these were pretty hard to come by, but you also need to throw a few things on there that people will want. B-sides don't sell a record, blogger-boy. Have you ever worked at real job?
Y!: Have you?
IMJ!: Ho ho, look at 'im, getting a little too comfortable with Sir Mick here. I sure hope you talk to 'Imaginary Keith Richards' on his 70th birthday!
Y!: Let me make up here with you with some….Flowers!