The Rolling Stones dropped the banned songs ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Honky Tonk Women’ from their Shanghai setlist on Wednesday night despite playing them earlier in the week in Macau.

China has banned five Rolling Stones songs including ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Honky Tonk Women’ as well as ‘Beast Of Burden’, ‘Let’s Spend The Night Together’ and ‘Rough Justice’.

Macau is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of People’s Republic of China and has its own laws. The Chinese song ban did not apply to the Macau show.

The Rolling Stones Shanghai setlist

Jumpin’ Jack Flash (from Through The Past Darkly, 1969)
Get Off Of My Cloud (from December’s Children And Everybody’s, 1965)
It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It) (from It’s Only Rock and Roll, 1974)
Tumbling Dice (from Exile On Main Street, 1972)
Dead Flowers (from Sticky Fingers, 1971)
Ruby Tuesday (Between The Buttons, 1967)
Street Fighting Man (from Beggars Banquet, 1968)
Doom and Gloom (from GRRR, 2012)
Miss You (from Some Girls, 1978)
Slipping Away (from Steel Wheels, 1989)
Happy (from Exile On Main Street, 1972)
Midnight Rambler (from Let It Bleed, 1969)

All Down The Line (from Exile On Main Street, 1972)
Paint It Black (from Aftermath, 1966)
Gimme Shelter (from Let It Bleed, 1969)

Start Me Up (from Tattoo You, 1981)
Sympathy For The Devil (from Beggars Banquet, 1968)

You Can’t Always Get What You Want (from Let It Bleed, 1969)

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (from Out Of Our Heads, 1965)

The next Stones show will be Saturday March 15 in Singapore.

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