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The Rolling Stones released their second EP (extended play) “Five by Five” on Aug. 14, 1964 in the UK. It was recorded at Chess Studios in Chicago a couple months earlier in June. The title of “Five by Five” was a play on words—five tracks recorded by the five members of the band. Mick Jagger […]

On July 25, 1966, The Rolling Stones started their US tour with a concert at The Hollywood Bowl in LA. The first picture shows the band playing onstage there. If you will notice, there is a sign behind them that says “No Swimming.” It was a rule that was strictly enforced. On Sept. 18, 1968, […]

The Rolling Stones released their fourth US LP “Out of Our Heads” on July 30, 1965. It would be their third UK LP and it wasn’t released there until Sept. 24th of that year with a different cover and song list. Most of “Out of Our Heads” was rhythm and blues cover songs. The US […]

Happy 75th birthday to Mick Jagger, born on 26th July 1943, vocals, The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single ‘Honky Tonk Women’, and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie ‘Dancing In The Street’). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album ‘She’s The […]

23rd July 1969, The Rolling Stones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Honky Tonk Women,’ the group’s eighth and last UK No.1. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards while on holiday in Brazil and the Stones initially recorded the track as Country Honk in London in early March […]

By the middle of 1965, The Rolling Stones were trying to change their image. They were going for ‘bad boy’. So with this story, we’ll ask you: “Do you yhink this was a set up or did they really just have to ‘go’? On July 22 of 65′,three of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith […]

14th July 1964, The Rolling Stones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘It’s All Over Now’, the group’s first of 8 UK No.1’s. Written by Bobby Womack and Shirley Womack, it was first released by The Valentinos featuring Bobby Womack in the same year. Read it here

The Rolling Stones played their first live show at the Marquee Club in London on July 12, 1962. The band at this point features Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones, with Dick Taylor, later of the Pretty Things, on bass and Tony Chapman. The band was paid 20 pounds. In this clipping, you will […]

Yesterday, we mentioned that it was Nick Scelsi’s birthday. Here is an article that he wrote for CRRK 3 years ago: It was no mere coincidence that the Rolling Stones announced the departure of their founding member Brian Jones on the day following Blind Faith’s free concert for 150,000 fans in London’s Hyde Park. The […]

The Rolling Stones, well it would be more correct to say “The Rolling Stones American record company” released the LP “Flowers” on June 26, 1967. Flowers is an compilation album by The Rolling Stones for the American market.The songs either appeared as singles, had been omitted from the American versions of “Aftermath” and “Between the […]


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