“Rolling Stone Life and Death of Brian Jones” film to screen in Salt Lake City

By Camden Mondeaux on January 6, 2020
14th June 1969: British rock band the Rolling Stones in 1969, after the death of founder member Brian Jones. They are, from left to right; drummer Charlie Watts, new member guitarist Mick Taylor, vocalist Mick Jagger, guitarist Keith Richards and bass player Bill Wyman. (Photo by Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images)

The “original bad boy of rock ‘n roll” is coming back for one night only!

By: Cami Mondeaux

A new documentary “Rolling Stone Life and Death of Brian Jones” will highlight the band leader’s legacy as the founder of The Rolling Stones.

Brian rose as the face of the rock band, especially during the 60s — becoming the poster boy for a wild lifestyle. Brian lived his life searching for adventures, topping the music charts and dating model-actress hybrid Anita Pallenberg.

But his life as a wild child soon cost Brian dearly, as he gained an excessive lifestyle and reputation. After years of this crazy lifestyle, Brian’s drug use led to a breakup with his girlfriend and losing the respect of his bandmates.

11th May 1967: Brian Jones, guitarist and founder member of pop group the Rolling Stones, arrives at court on a drugs charge. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Two years later, Brian died — which has sparked rumors over the years on how it happened. Some blame the drugs, others have constructed conspiracy theories of murder and elaborate cover-up scheme. And, apparently, the evidence for a cover-up is super compelling. All of this is discussed in this first-ever documentary on the front-runner of the band.

The movie screening is coming to Utah for one night only, screening at the Brewvies Cinema Club on January 23.

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