Posted by: piperwithp | 22/05/2015

The Rolling Stones

Stones ad 1965 by London Records

London Records, Stones ad 1965, Public Domain

The Rolling Stones are a band from London, in England, created in 1962. Their first definitive formation was made up by Brian Jones (guitar), Mick Jagger (lead vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass guitar) and Charlie Watts (drums). The Rolling Stones are part of the British Invasion of bands which turned famous in 1964-65 in the US.

Their first world success was (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, in 1965. It was continued by Paint It Black. In 1967 they came to experiment with different styles like psychedelic music. But they returned to their original rock style, with songs like Sympathy for the Devil.

In 1969, Brian Jones left the band because he had problems with drugs. A couple of weeks later Brian was found dead. The young guitarist Mick Taylor replaced him from 1969 to 1974, playing in successful songs like Brown Sugar. Finally, Ronnie Wood was the last substitute an he remains in the band at present. In 1992, the bass guitarist Bill Wyman retired for the band.

Since 1980, the band have been continuously recording and touring. In total, they have released 25 studio albums, 10 live albums and 92 singles. In 1989 The Rolling Stones were introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

[1]Wikipedia contributors, «The Rolling Stones – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available at: [Accessed: 19-mar-2015].
[2]Wikipedia contributors, «The Rolling Stones – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available at: [Accessed: 19-mar-2015].
[3]Wikipedia contributors, «(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available at: [Accessed: 09-abr-2015].


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