The Rolling Stones
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”.
|The Rolling Stones||1964|
|The Rolling Stones No. 2||1965|
|The Rolling Stones, Now!||1965|
|Out of Our Heads||1965|
|December’s Children (And Everybody’s)||1965|
|Between the Buttons||1967|
|Their Satanic Majesties Request||1967|
|Let It Bleed||1969|
|Exile on Main St.||1972|
|Goats Head Soup||1973|
|It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll||1974|
|Black and Blue||1976|
|Bridges to Babylon||1997|
|A Bigger Bang||2005|