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Rolling Stones Mobile Unit circa 1970
Old 23rd October 2011
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The Stones unit is in Calgary and has been part of the Cantos museum collection for many years now. Last time the Stones played here, they popped by for a visit (Keith wasn't all that nostalgic- he stayed in the limo while the rest of the band checked it out).
Old 23rd October 2011
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Originally Posted by shorefire View Post
This might be the source.Maybe this is Ronnie Lanes truck.
I know that this an elderly thread, but Ronnie Lane's mobile was built into an Airstream trailer. I saw it several times at the industrial unit (not a barn) in Feltham, whilst I was working with the Helios guys on a custom theatre console back in the mid-1970s. The LMS has recently been refurbished and fitted with a CADAC desk. (See elsewhere on this board.)


Old 9th February 2015
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RSM Truck

@ analogdinosaur . I'm a newbie here, and to forums in general...I hope I have your name right. I was reading that you had the opportunity to work in the RSM Truck In re to your post about having worked in the RSM, I would love to have seen the 300+ Session List that you saw. Just green with envy
Old 9th February 2015
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Glyn Johns used the Stones mobile
Once recording the Stones in the Marquee Club , he was in the truck and a policeman knocked asked him to move a car
It belonged to Keef who arriving late for the session ,dumped his motor in the middle of the narrow street ,engine still running and left it
Soho was gridlocked for an hour
Old 8th January 2016
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Interesting thread!

I came across this account of the RS mobile on the netwebs, from its beginnings to the current Audities mode..
including many photos, the legendary Headley Grange stairwell etc plus accounts of the When The Levee Breaks drum sound, how the mobile came to sport camo colours and more ..

Part 1 RS Mobile Rolling Stones Mobile
Part 2 Headley Grange Led Zeppelin at Headley Grange
Part 3 Exile On Mainstreet
Part 4 Smoke On the Water
Part 5 The Truck Never Stops Rolling

From Classic Sound Recordinh Studios by Phil Burns &Tony Harris - an account of various classic UK studios
Old 10th January 2016
Many thanks for posting.
Old 20th May 2017
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Just came across this - a look inside the RSM circa summer 2016 .. IT WORKS!

Old 2nd October 2019
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1975 Stones truck Altec ad. No details.
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Old 5th October 2019
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Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Originally Posted by emrr View Post
1975 Stones truck Altec ad. No details.
Old 13th October 2019
Old 14th October 2019
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Mobile recording studio with engineer recording a concert by the Rolling Stones in 1970. The original film was recorded MOS.

Old 8th November 2019
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great thread
Old 14th November 2019
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Remote Possibility... forum threads never die, they just rest until someone wakes them up.
Old 16th April 2020
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The Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' has one of the best drum sounds I've ever heard!

Much relevant (and first hand !) info about the Rolling Stones Mobile studio in the above thread....
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