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31 Aug 1968, Decca Records released what has been called The Rolling Stones most political song, 'Street Fighting Man', written after Mick Jagger attended a March 1968 anti-war rally at London's US embassy, during which mounted police attempted to control a crowd of 25,000. The single was kept out of the US Top 40 (reaching […]

23 Aug 1969, The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Honky Tonk Women’ the group’s fifth US No.1. The song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards was inspired by Brazilian gauchos at the ranch where Jagger and Richards were staying in Matao, Sao Paulo. https://youtu.be/b0iLSCgMjvE […]

15 July 1978, The Rolling Stones started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Some Girls the group's seventh US No.1 album. The cover designed by Peter Corriston, featured The Rolling Stones in garish drag alongside select female celebrities and lingerie ads. The cover immediately ran into trouble when Lucille Ball, […]

12 July 1962, The Rolling Stones made their live debut at the Marquee Jazz Club, London, with Dick Taylor on bass (later of The Pretty Things) and Mick Avory on drums, (later of The Kinks). Billed as The Rollin’ Stones, they were paid £20 for the gig, the equivalent of £330 in 2010. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-very-hard-rolling-sto…/ The […]

10 July 1965, The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with '(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction' the group's first chart-topper there. In the UK, the song was initially played only on pirate radio stations because its lyrics were considered too sexually suggestive. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/i-cant-get-no-satisfaction/ The Rolling Stones – […]

THE ROLLING STONES: ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue To Include Previously Unreleased Studio And Live Material https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/the-rolling-stones-goats-head-soup-reissue-to-include-previously-unreleased-studio-and-live-material/ THE ROLLING STONES: ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue To Include Previously Unreleased Studio And Live Material Another prized jewel in THE ROLLING STONES' unmatched catalog will be restored to its full glory and more with the September 4 multi-format release […]

5 July 1978, The manufacturing of Some Girls the new album by The Rolling Stones was halted at EMI’s pressing plant after complaints from celebrities including Lucille Ball who were featured in mock advertisements on the album sleeve. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-rolling-stones-some-girls/ The Rolling Stones – Some Girls | This Day In Music Some Girls saw the Stones […]

THE ROLLING STONES Threaten TRUMP With Lawsuit Over Use Of Their Music At Campaign Rally https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/the-rolling-stones-threaten-trump-with-lawsuit-over-use-of-their-music-at-campaign-rally/ THE ROLLING STONES Threaten TRUMP With Lawsuit Over Use Of Their Music At Campaign Rally THE ROLLING STONES are threatening legal action against Donald Trump if he continues to use the band's music at his campaign rallies. The legendary […]

19 June 1968, The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when 'Jumpin Jack Flash' hit the top of the charts. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards' country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the […]

17 June 1972, The Rolling Stones album Exile On Main Street started a four-week run at the top of the US charts. The double album, regularly regarded as one of the band's best, features 'Rocks Off', 'Rip This Joint', 'Happy' and 'Tumbling Dice'. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-rolling-stones-exile-…/ The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street | This Day […]


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