He makes me laugh, Mick! He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all. He bought an Enigma machine! I've never worked with a producer who was more famous than everyone put together.— Saffron Burrows
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Mick Jagger is in better shape than far too many NBA players.
It's up in the air whether the same can be said of Keith Richards.
I never plan anything, which is probably the difference between Mick and myself.
Mick needs to know what he's gonna do tomorrow and I'm just happy to wake up to see who's hanging around. Mick's rock and I'm roll.
Elvis was the king. No doubt about it. People like myself, Mick Jagger and all the others only followed in his footsteps.
They looked at me like I was some kind of threat.
[Mick] Jagger really tried to put me down, but there was no way some crude, lippy guy was going to do a number on me. I was always able to squelch him. I found out that, if you stand up to Mick, he crumbles.
Some guy said to me: Don't you think you're too old to sing rock n' roll? I said: You'd better check with Mick Jagger.
People often get the wrong impression of Mick.
The clever businessman is just one side of Mick. The other side is the same as the rest of us, a true rocker!
One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.
Be the Mick Jagger of the mailroom, the Warren Buffet of bookkeeping and the Bono of stapler selling.
I was looking at people like Jim Morrison and David Bowie and Mick Jagger and I thought, Ah! I want to look like them.
I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol, but a mother image.
Having loved the Stones all the time I was growing up, I wasn't about to see them go and split up. It got very close to it in the 80s, when Mick thought that Keith hated him and vice versa.
Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad.
I remember Mick Jagger asking me 'hey, how do you guys feel about us coming over here and taking all the play from you guys?' I said 'Well, in a way, you have eliminated all my competition.
There's the paradox of making pop music when you're in your 50s.
People weren't meant to be doing that originally and yet they are. Mick Jagger [used to say] we're not going to be doing Satisfaction when I'm in a wheelchair.
Mick has expressed an interest in coming to the gallery tonight because he's seen me behaving myself lately. He is being much more supportive, which is nice.
Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot.
We talked all night. We had the same views on nuclear disarmament.
At the moment we've only got 16 first-team players and my initials stand for Mick McCarthy, not Merlin the Magician (the new Wolves manager gets the excuses in early!)
You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself, 'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new spoon.' And you do.
And one thing about Mick Jagger is he keeps his eye very closely on not only where the dollars go but where the pennies go.
I've been really, really blessed. I got to perform on stage with Bob Dylan. I've gotten to sing with Mick Jagger.
Why would you want to be anything else if you're Mick Jagger?
I looked at Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and the boys up there thinking, I want to be that.
When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad. I thought I looked half crazy.
And, you know, I still haven't been contacted by Mick Jagger, either!
Sometimes people ask what it was like when I got to meet Mick Jagger, and I must admit that you just try and chill out and be your best self around anyone that you meet.
I go where I'm stimulated. If I'm stimulated, I show up. As Mick Jagger sings: It's my life and I'll do what I want.
Then he said in his most excellent Mick impression, "Your powers are useless against Ninja Lords, O great zombie hunter! Surrender or feel the sting of the shuriken!
To me, as long as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance.
I've got five kids and I'm married, Tommy's got two kids and he's been married, Vince just got married again, Mick's out of a relationship, Tommy's single as well. We've done a lot in our life, we've covered a lot of miles.
People ask what those women saw in me.
Let's face it, I wasn't a bad-looking stud. But that's not it. It's the music; it's standing up there under the lights. A lot of women just flip; looks have nothing to do with it. You call Mick Jagger good-looking?
The best picture I got was Bianca Jagger whispering in Mick's ear.
I caught them telling a secret, which is sort of rude.
Mick Jagger's lips' so big, black people be going, "You got some big-ass lips!"
People say I play real loud. I don't, actually. I'm recorded loud and a lot of that is because we have good engineers. Mick knows what a good drum sound is as well, so that's part of the illusion really. I can't play loud.
Well, I was named after Mick Jagger's daughter, Jade Jagger.
How emasculating is it to be named after a girl! But I think I handled it well, it's not like I ended up wearing makeup and girl's pants.