Fans May Finally Get Some Satisfaction Tonight at Ford Field
Watching the Lions play at Ford Field is hardly ever satisfying. There's a good chance if you go there for a game that they will find a new heartbreaking way to lose.
This is the part where I have to talk about their game against the Steelers this past Sunday. Technically they didn't lose, but they might as well have. A tie keeps them from going 0-17, but it's still not a win. Lions fans who watched that game had to have been shaking their heads as they watched their team play for overtime, not so they could win the game, but so that they could maybe tie it. It's pathetic.
Ford Field hosts more than just the Lions, though, and tonight fans will not be walking out shaking their heads, disappointed in what they've just witnessed.
Tonight the Rolling Stones invade the Motown area. The Glimmer Twins will be getting it cranked up at Ford Field at seven bells. The Rolling Stones are the greatest rock n’ roll band in the world, ever!
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were childhood friends and met again as youths on a train in England, and that’s how the Rolling Stones were formed. They added Brian Jones, Bill Wyman and recently deceased drummer Charlie Watts. Brian Jones overdosed, then they brought in a young Mick Taylor to play lead. After that, Taylor left the band for personal reasons. Then the Stones brought in Faces lead guitar player from Rod Stewart's band and then that rounded out the Rolling Stones as we’ve known for the past 25 or so years.
Like I said, Watts just passed away about six or so months ago. I’m not even sure who replaced the great Charlie Watts.
The Rolling Stones have always been and always will be my favorite band ever. I saw them in 1982 when I was a senior at CMU. They played at the Pontiac Silverdome. Iggy Pop opened up for them and Santana was next up before the Stones. It will still be an experience I will never forget.
Also, one footnote, the Stones were the first live event to open up Ford Field. And tonight they're coming back again. If you’re going, it will be a spiritual experience. I can guarantee that.