Mr. Rogers meets Mr. Jagger in this forgotten Stones classic
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Would you be my, could you be my, won't you be my neighbor too? Alright Keith and Mick, I'll be one your Neighbours.
In 1981, the Rolling Stones had a No. 1 album with Tattoo You and Start Me Up was one of the most popular songs of the year. However, not everyone was enamored - especially Keith Richards' actual New York City neighbors who had him evicted from his apartment for playing his music too loud. That incident inspired the song Neighbours and although just an album track, the Stones made a video for Neighbours that was a nod to Alfred Hitchcock's classic Rear Window.
In the video, the Stones are the secret square blasting their music while some of the characters of Rear Window are visible such as Miss Lonelyhearts and a man who might have murdered his wife. Just last month on March 25th, the Stones met our U.S. neighbors - Cuba - and the free show they performed enabled them to become the first English band to play an outdoor concert in Havana.