"Dirty Lie" Say Stones

EXHIBITION : LOOK WHO VISITED IRELAND IN THE 1960S

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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones talks to RTÉ television on his arrival in Dublin. Long hair makes them look like women? "Dirty Lie" say the Stones.

  • Title
    Rolling Stones
  • 1st Broadcast
    07/01/1965
  • Contributor
    Mike Burns (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:54
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    "Dirty Lie" Say Stones
  • Extended description

    Group Rolling Stones fans are waiting on a platform at Connolly Station, Dublin. Railway officials visible. Two schoolgirl fans wait with piece of paper.

    RTÉ Reporter Mike Burns interviews  Mick Jagger on the station platform. Crowds stand about. Jagger wearing a parka jacket with fur on hood smokes a cigarette at times.

    Mike Burns asks "What do you think about Belfast audiences, Irish weather, Irish railways...?" Mick Jagger says "Lovely Belfast concert, lovely ... I don't like Irish weather much. It's not that much different from English really, you know...rainy".

    Mike Burns asks "What do you think about Irish audiences?" Mick Jagger replies "Very good, very very good"

    Mike Burns, "Do you expect a big crowd here in Dublin tonight?" Mick Jagger replies "I hope so, yeah"

    Mike Burns, "Mick, we've heard it said that this long hair makes you look like women, what do you think of this?" Out of vision a high-pitched Rolling Stone voice says "I think it is a dirty lie"

    Mick Jagger says "So do I... No I don't know, No I don't think it does. It depends what your attitude is"

    Mike Burns asks "If you wanted to get a crew cut now would anybody object to that?

    Mick Jagger replies "Yea, I would"

    Mike Burns, "Do you think that Beat Groups are on the way out at the moment?" Mick Jagger replies "No..No" Mike Burns asks "Why not?" Mick Jagger answers "They are not, period, that is it.

  • Information

    A report from RTÉ News on the arrival of the Rolling Stones in Dublin. Broadcast 7 January 1965.

  • Local keywords
    Music, Pop Music, Railways, Trains, Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1965
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    N367/0065C
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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