Rolling Stones rock packed house after price cuts in LA

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Jagger of British band The Rolling Stones performs during the opening night of their "50 & Counting" worldwide tour at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CaliforniaBy Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Rolling Stones rocked a packed house in Los Angeles on Friday on the opening night of their North American "50 and Counting" tour, but only after websites slashed ticket prices and the band released additional cheap seats at the last minute. The 17-date tour is the veteran British rockers' biggest in six years and follows a handful of dates in London, Paris and New York at the end of 2012 marking 50 years since they burst on to the music scene at London's Marquee Club in 1962. "We first played LA in 1965. Thank you for coming to see us. … USA, LLC OnDeck