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the legend continues, but at what cost?

NARRATIVE – If the contemporaries of the Beatles have not sold records for ages, they now have no rivals on stage. The time of two concerts in France, the group born in 1962 will delight its public. The myth never ceases to shine. For the best?

They were formed in 1962. Six decades have passed, they are still active, embarked on a tour that will pass through France for two concerts. One in Lyon, at the Groupama Stadium, the other in Paris, at the Longchamp racecourse. Both are naturally sold out, although at Longchamp ticket prices have risen to €342.50, excluding the black market. Sixty years after the debut, the public is still faithful to the appointment for the oldest group in the history of rock. Their competitors, of what has been called the « british invasion » –Beatles, Kinks and others – all dropped out a long time ago. Only the Who continued until recently, but it wasn’t brilliant, we’ll get to that. Who will come to the concerts of the Stones? Fans, of course, but also many people unable to name the title of one of their albums, sometimes with their children who prefer Jul and Booba. They come to pay for the legend and listen to the hits. Because in reality, this…

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