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Stones roll into Japan

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From left: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones walk through the arrival terminal after arriving on a special plane at Haneda Airport on Sunday afternoon. The band will play three concerts at Tokyo Dome on Feb 26, March 4 and March 6. They were last here eight years ago. Tickets cost 18,000 yen, 16,000 yen and 14,000 yen.

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You forgot to mention the 80,000 yen (S) tickets, which sold out first! ;)

Only the Stones could get away with charging those sorts of prices lol

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It's only rock and roll but I like it.

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Looks like the lunch line at the old folks home down the street. Except for the private jet.

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The eighth wonder of the world: how modern medicine is keeping Keith Richards alive!

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Looks like the lunch line at the old folks home down the street.

Gettting older is a natural part of life and nothing to be ashamed of. More power to the Rolling Stones to keep on rocking!

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I guess they couldn't let Paul McCartney get away with a concert tour of Japan. Still a bit of that Stones - Beatles rivalry!

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Hmm, the Rolling Bones are back in Japan.

Tickets are way too pricey, rather watch Crazy Ken Band.

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I guess they couldn't let Paul McCartney get away with a concert tour of Japan. Still a bit of that Stones - Beatles rivalry!

It's a global tour. Not sure about McCartney but the Stones are going across Asia and then Australia and New Zealand.

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They're not just a rock&roll band, they're a business corporation that's grossed billions of dollars.

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Yes, this is business not really music. Old codgers who i wouldn't want to see nut still attract a huge following.

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@AKBfan 'Yes, this is business not really music'. So, your moniker is ironic?

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Good to see Mick Taylor back as a guest for the shows. The best period for the Stones was when he was in the band. I think I'll hang on to the cash and just listen to Exile on Main Street on my ipod.

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Jimi I leave you to draw your own conclusions. At least AKB look good......

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My favorite is Jumpin' Jack Flash. Eighty thousand yen for the Gold Circle? Any festival seating?

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Lifetime Stones fan. I see they didn't use the free airport wheel chairs? I was impressed when I watched them playing the Glastonbury Fest last year. Hanging in there but still something to offer but I won't be paying those ticket prices for what is probably a 2 hour show? Dylan is also coming to town?

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'Dylan is also coming to town?' Yes. Got my ticket for Tokyo. A bit steep at ¥13,000.

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Rock on mates ! Greatest band ever, hands down !

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"Gettting older is a natural part of life and nothing to be ashamed of."

But it's not for sissies.

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Cool plane, by the way !

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Soon they'll be rockin' with their adult diapers on, if not already.

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Good on em. The older you get and the more people you know who die, the more it will mean something to see people like them still out there performing.

But the ticket prices a too high so maybe I'll wait till their 2024 tour.

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It seems that Stones would make a lot of money as there are still so many obasan and ojisan who are great fans of them.

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Wait, I like the Stones - does that make me old?

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