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13 May 1966, The Rolling Stones released “Paint It Black.” Following a discussion with George Harrison, who had recently recorded the sitar on “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)”, Brian Jones arranged basic melodies on a sitar that featured in “Paint It Black” In the UK, the single peaked at number one on the Record […]

12 May 1972, The Rolling Stones released Exile on Main Street, the second album on their own label. The double set featured two hit singles, ‘Tumbling Dice’ and ‘Happy’. In 2003, the album was ranked No. 7 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, the highest of any Stones […]

23 April 1971, The Rolling Stones released their classic album Sticky Fingers in the UK. The band’s first release on their own label via Atlantic Records, the cover was designed by Andy Warhol, who was paid $15,000 for his efforts. The LP sleeve featured a close-up of a pair of jeans with a working zip. […]

15 March 1968, The Rolling Stones started daily sessions at Olympic Studios in London to start recording their next album, Beggars Banquet. Working from 7pm to 8am each day without a break, the Stones worked on ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’, ‘Child Of The Moon’, ‘Jigsaw Puzzle’ and ‘Parachute Woman’ as well as the instrumental foundation for […]

THE ROLLING STONES Announce 60th-Anniversary 2022 European Tour THE ROLLING STONES Announce 60th-Anniversary 2022 European Tour Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5472206159464669

12 March 1968, The Rolling Stones started recording their next single ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ with new producer Jimmy Miller at Olympic studios in London. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awakened one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking […]

27 Feb 1964, The Rolling Stones made their second appearance on BBC TV show Top Of The Pops performing their latest single ‘Not Fade Away’. https://youtu.be/X5Hg_wXXDGM The Rolling Stones Not Fade Away TOTP 1964 Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165955820840167

27 Feb 1964, The Rolling Stones made their second appearance on BBC TV show Top Of The Pops performing their latest single ‘Not Fade Away’. https://youtu.be/X5Hg_wXXDGM The Rolling Stones Not Fade Away TOTP 1964 Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165955820840167

Happy 73rd birthday to Mick Taylor, born 17 Jan 1949, guitar, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones in 1969 (aged 20), and left the Stones in 1974. He has appeared on some of the Stones’ classic albums including Sticky Fingers and Exile on Maine Street and worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce […]

9 Jan 2014, Rolling Stone magazine published their Readers Poll: The 10 Greatest Double Albums of All Time. The top 5 were: 5. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti – Bruce Springsteen – The River, 3. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street 2. Pink Floyd – The Wall, and winning the poll was The Beatles […]


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