France Tax Dodging Stars

December 13, 2012 - 7:33 AM
FILE - This Sept. 22 1970 file photo shows Mick Jagger, center, lead singer of The Rolling Stones pop music group, with a straw hat, as he and guitarist Mick Taylor and drummer Charlie Watts, right in bow tie, pose during a press conference at the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, France . In 1972, The Rolling Stones controversially moved to the south of France to escape onerous British taxes. Though it caused a stink at the time, it spawned one of the group’s most seminal albums, “Exile on Main St.” The title is a reference to their tax-dodging. (AP Photo, Cardenas, File)