The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones
Name
The Rolling Stones
Place
Dartford, Kent, England
Genres
Rock, rock and roll, Blues rock
Years active
1962–present

The Rolling Stones is an English rock band, formed in 1962, in Dartford, Kent. The first members of the group were Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums).

The Rolling Stones hold the record for longevity as a rock and roll band and they have the title of the “World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”.

The Stones, at first started playing in a highly successful residency for eight months and they were known like the nasty opposites of the Beatles.

In 1963, the band released their first single called “Come On” that reached Number 21 on the British chart. The Stones’ s second single “I Wanna Be Your Man”, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, was released in December 1963 and it reached the British Top 15. In 1964, the single “Not Fade Away” and their first album England’s Newest Hitmakers. The Rolling Stones were released. In 1965, Jagger and Richards started to compose their own tunes, like “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” that reigned at Number One and remains as the most famous song in band’s remarkable canon.

In April 1966 was released the first Rolling Stones album is consisted only of Jagger-Richards originals and it was called Aftermath.

In 1981, the Stones produced the hits “Start Me Up” and “Waiting on a Friends”. Through the 1980s they released two more albums Undercover (1983) and Dirty Work (1986).

In the early 1990s Richards released his two solo albums called Live at the Hollywood Palladium and Main Offender, and so did Jagger with his album called Wandering Spirit.

In 2002, the Stones released the album Forty Licks, and after that on Jagger’ s birthday in 2005 they released the A Bigger Bang that contained a political song called “Sweet Neo Con”.

On their 50th anniversary in 2012, the Stones released new album GRRR! with two new songs “One More Shot” and “Doom and Gloom”.

Discography

AlbumYear
The Rolling Stones1964
The Rolling Stones No. 21965
The Rolling Stones, Now!1965
Out of Our Heads1965
December’s Children (And Everybody’s)1965
Aftermath1966
Between the Buttons1967
Their Satanic Majesties Request1967
Beggars Banquet1968
Let It Bleed1969
Sticky Fingers1971
Exile on Main St.1972
Goats Head Soup1973
It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll1974
Black and Blue1976
Some Girls1978
Emotional Rescue1980
Tattoo You1981
Undercover1983
Dirty Work1986
Steel Wheels1989
Voodoo Lounge1994
Bridges to Babylon1997
A Bigger Bang2005