As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was ust getting started. On Jan. 17. 1964, the Rolling Stones released their self-titled debut EP.
Current members of Guns N' Roses and the Rolling Stones form the nucleus of a new group called Dead Daisies, which just concluded an Israeli tour. A EP of new band-written material is also in the works.
It was meant as a showcase for the elite in British rock. Instead, it lingered in the vaults, unseen for nearly 30 years. On Dec. 11, 1968, 'The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus' was filmed on a BBC soundstage.
The Rolling Stones' "50 and Counting" tour has resulted in yet another milestone for the legendary rock group. In an interesting bit of symmetry, their 'Hyde Park Live' album is their 50th album to reach the Billboard 200 chart.
Pinned in by disco on one side and punk on the other, stuck in a creative rut that led some critics to proclaim they were yesterday's news and facing the loss of guitarist Keith Richards to an extended prison sentence, the Rolling Stones entered 1978 in need of a rebound. And they got it with 'Some Girls.'
Chicago has held a special pull for the Rolling Stones from before the group even existed. Mick Jagger was famously carrying albums from Chicago-based Chess Records when he ran into his childhood pal Keith Richards at the Dartford railway station in 1960. It began a partnership that, 53 years later, brought them back to the city on May 31, the second night of a
The Rolling Stones have added one more date to their '50 & Counting' North American tour, which will run through May and June. The legendary rockers have announced a concert - which they are billing as the final date on the tour - at the Verzion Center in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 24.
Tom Petty once sang, "The waiting is the hardest part." Presumably, Petty was referring to nearly a year's worth of teasing by the Rolling Stones on whether or not they would launch another full-scale tour. However, it would appear that we will only have to wait a few more days to learn all the information.
After weeks of speculation, Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood has gotten married to theater producer Sally Humphreys. The pair got hitched at London's Dorchester Hotel in front of fellow rockers such as Paul McCartney and best man Rod Stewart.
Love letters written by Mick Jagger to American actress Marsha Hunt during the summer of 1969 have been auctioned by Sothebys for more than twice the expected sum. An unidentified buyer paid over $300K for 10 passionate, revealing letters that came during a time of much turbulence for the Rolling Stones frontman.
The Rolling Stones continued their '50 & Counting' tour last night (Nov. 29) in front of another packed crowd at London's O2 Arena, offering old friends, new guests, and a few surprises during a lengthy 23-song set list.
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