The Rolling Stones performed their song ‘Harlem Shuffle’ for the first time since 1990 while playing at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The R&B tune, originally written and recorded by the duo Bob & Earl in 1963, was first covered by The Rolling Stones in 1986 and included as a track on their album Dirty Work. Famously, the Stones released their animated music video to accompany the song, a clip that was directed by iconic animation director Ralph Bakshi.
The band, back touring after Mick Jagger’s recent health complications, performed to a sell out crowd at the MetLife Stadium. “Has anyone crossed two rivers to get here tonight?” Jagger said to the crowd.
He added: “Anybody here from Queens? Anyone from Manhattan? Westchester? Staten Island? The Bronx? Hartford? Anyone here from New Jersey? We’re going to do a song sort of locally, vaguely, based. It’s called ‘Harlem Shuffle.’”
See the full clip, below.