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The Rolling Stones' European Tour 1982 was a concert tour of Europe to promote the album Tattoo You. It was in effect the European continuation of their long and successful 1981 US tour, and promoted by Bill Graham. It was during the Berlin concert on 8 June 1982 that thousands of balloons were released, inspiring a member of the audience, the guitarist Carlo Karges from the band Nena to write the song "99 Luftballons", which became a worldwide hit. The final show of the tour has been released as Live at Leeds; the tour was the last the Stones would conduct for seven years.
The Rolling Stones
- Additional musicians
- The J. Geils Band (Newcastle, Leeds, Paris, Gothenburg, Rotterdam, Slane, The Netherlands; Vienna (Austria) and in Germany, Nice and Bristol, Avon, Wembley Stadium, Basel, Turin and Naples, Madrid)
- Peter Maffay (Germany except Köln)
- BAP (Köln, Germany)
- Téléphone (France except Nice)
- Kim Larsen & Jungle Dreams, Thomas Ledin (Gothenburg)
- George Thorogood (Newcastle, Paris, Rotterdam, Slane and Leeds)
- Talisman (Bristol)
- Black Uhuru (Wembley Stadium)
- Joe Jackson (Leeds)
- The Chieftains (Slane), film footage later used for a Guinness commercial
- TV21 (Apollo) Glasgow
Tour set list
The show set lists usually ran like this:
- "Under My Thumb"
- "When the Whip Comes Down"
- "Let's Spend the Night Together"
- "Black Limousine"
- "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)"
- "Twenty Flight Rock"
- "Going to a Go-Go"
- "Chantilly Lace"
- "Let Me Go"
- "Time Is on My Side"
- "Beast of Burden"
- "Let It Bleed"
- "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
- "Little T&A"
- "Tumbling Dice"
- "She's So Cold"
- "Hang Fire"
- "Miss You"
- "Honky Tonk Women"
- "Brown Sugar"
- "Start Me Up"
- "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
- "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
By July 1982 "Chantilly Lace" and "Let It Bleed" were dropped and past hit ballad "Angie" soon took their place.
- ^ "My name is Nena" article written by Nena (page 5 of the Berlin Times (a supplement of the Atlantic Times), 2 November 2014)