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Mick Taylor: The Stone who got away

Mick Brown, Rolling Stone, 3 November 1977

LONDON — "WHAT have I missed most not playing with the Stones? I've missed the scandals, the court cases, the drugs and the busts, that's what." Mick Taylor flashes the merest suggestion of a smile, brushes a strand of hair from his eyes and reaches for his fourth cigarette of the hour. Lounging on cushions in an apartment loaned by a friend, surrounded by rare Russian icons and objects d'art, the former Rolling Stones guitarist looks pale and drawn from lack of sleep.

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