Mick Jagger sang Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman" at a memorial held for his longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott, who died tragically in March. The Rolling Stone frontman joined family and friends at the celebrity-filled event, held Fri., May 2 at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York .
According to a news release posted on May 4 at BBC.com, among the many contributors were the iconic British rocker's son James Jagger, who read a poem, as well as the singer's grandchildren Mazie and Zak, who read Psalm 23 from The Bible. Longtime Stone's backing vocalist Lisa Fischer also performed at the memorial, singing "Amazing Grace."
The service was attended by family members, as well as many of the late fashion designer's celebrity friends and former clients. A number of them spoke at the memorial, including: Ellen Barkin, Sarah Jessica Parker and fashion editor André Leon Talley. Others attending the tribute included: actresses Julianne Moore, Meg Ryan, Olivia Munn, Renee Zellweger, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, as well as film directors Martin Scorsese and Baz Luhrmann.
Scott died of suicide on March 17 at the age of 47. Jagger had been dating the 6-foot-3 Utah-born former model since 2001 and was regularly seen with her at numerous high profile events.
The Stones postponed their entire Australia-New Zealand tour leg to allow the lead vocalist time to grieve and fly to Los Angeles for the funeral. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers recently confirmed new dates for the postponed 14 On Fire Tour shows and expanded the trek with two additional shows.
The "Satisfaction" hitmakers also recently announced an extended 14-city European tour leg, which will kick off May 26 in Oslo, Norway at Telenor Arena and wrap up July 3 at in Demark the Roskilde festival. The European trek will be followed the rescheduled Down Under leg, which kicks off on Oct. 25 Adelaide, Australia at Adelaide Oval and wraps up Nov. 22 in Auckland, New Zealand at Mt Smart Stadium. See RollingStones.com for more details.
Did you know? L'Wren Scott designed the stage outfits The Rolling Stones wore at their historic shows at Glastonbury Festival and Hyde Park in the U.K. last summer.