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Martin Scorsese once said his films would be unthinkable without them [the Rolling Stones]’

In the entertainment industry, art often inspires art. Actors are fans of music, singers are fans of movies and so on. Martin Scorsese, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated directors, is such a huge fan of The Rolling Stones that he once said his films were “unthinkable without them.”

The Rolling Stones were first formed in 1962 and the band is still active today. Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts make up the group’s most famous lineup.

Jagger, Richards and Ronnie Woods are the current members of the band, while Steve Jordan plays drums on tour. Several other musicians are known to be touring with the current bandmates.

Scorsese has been a fan of the Rolling Stones for decades. In 1972, the Rolling Stones released a song called “Shine a Light”.

Scorsese directed a promotional video for Shine a Light, in which he shared his love for the band.

“I think I can say that everything I do with films and in films started in a lot of ways with listening to the Rolling Stones and the way their music interacted with the world around me,” he said scorsese

He continued, “That’s why I’ve included so many of her songs in my paintings over the years. In fact, my films would really be unthinkable without them.”

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Scorsese is known for including Rolling Stones songs in his films. The director also used the same song several times, and “Gimme Shelter” was included in it Goodfellas, The departedand casino.

GoodfellasThe song’s soundtrack includes the songs “Gimme Shelter”, “Monkey Man” and “Memo From Turner”, performed by Jagger. The departed also includes “Gimme Shelter” along with “Let It Loose”.

casino Includes several Rolling Stones songs including “Gimme Shelter”, “Long Long While”, “Heart of Stone”, “Sweet Virginia”, “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”. .”

“Gimme Shelter” is one of the Rolling Stones’ most celebrated songs and was featured on the band’s 1969 album let it bleed.

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Of the three Scorsese films that use Gimme Shelter, The departed is the latest and was released in 2006. When it was released, Scorsese’s love for the Rolling Stones and use of “Gimme Shelter” was well known.

In 2008, Scorsese directed a Rolling Stones concert film Shine a light. The documentary shows the band on tour in 2006 with their A Bigger Bang tour along with behind-the-scenes footage.

According to Vulture, Jagger once joked about it Shine a light is “the only Scorsese film not to feature ‘Gimme Shelter’.”

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