The Rolling Stones
Bassist Bill Wyman was born today.
Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones was born on this day.
Mick Jagger (lead singer) of The Rolling Stones was born on this day.
Guitarist Ron Wood has been a member of several 'classic' British rock outfits, but the one that he's undoubtedly most associated with is the Rolling Stones. Ron was born on this day.
Mick Taylor was born on this day.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards accidentally met on a train. They had known each other previously from school.
The Rolling Stones made their live debut at Marquee Jazz Club.
Andrew Loog Oldham signed a management deal with the Rollin' Stones, insisting they add the final 'g'.
Back in March 1963 The Rolling Stones had recorded five tracks in a three-hour session engineered by Glyn Johns, but despite their growing fan base around London, nobody wanted to give the group a record deal. Then the group were 'discovered' by ex-Beatles publicist Andrew Loog Oldham, who became their manager with his boss Eric Easton. Oldham very cleverly frightened Decca A&R man Dick Rowe into signing them in case he missed the boat the second time around.
The Rolling Stones made their British TV debut on Thank Your Lucky Stars.
The Rolling Stones opened their first English tour in London at the New Victoria. Also on the bill were Bo Diddley and the Everly Brothers.
The Rolling Stones appeared as judges on the British TV show 'Juke Box Jury'.
Three British Beat classics were released by The Rolling Stones:
Billy J. Kramer's 'Little Children', 'Just One Look' by the Hollies, and 'Not Fade Away'.
The first album by the Rolling Stones was released in Britain. Two weeks later it had broken the album chart stranglehold by The Beatles, which had lasted 51 weeks.
The Rolling Stones invade the United States, on their first US tour.
The Rolling Stones released the song, 'Tell Me'.
The Rolling Stones cancelled the planned tour in South Africa because of an anti-apartheid embargo by the British Musicians' Union.
The secret marriage of Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones) to Shirley Ann Arnold took place
The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'.
The Rolling Stones show up late for the BBC radio shows, 'Top Gear' and 'Saturday Club' and are banned by the BBC.
The Rolling Stones and the Kinks made their first appearance on ABC-TV's 'Shindig!'
A girl fell from the balcony during a Rolling Stones gig at the Palace Theatre in Manchester.
Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious by an electrical shock from a microphone stand. It was the first date of the Rolling Stones anniversary tour.
The Rolling Stones made a live appearance on British TV's 'Ready, Steady, Go.'
The Rolling Stones released 'Got Live If You Want It'.
Rolling Stone Charlie Watts purchased a 16th Century manor house in Sussex.
The Rolling Stones appeared on the British TV show 'Ready Steady Go!' Mick Jagger and Andrew Loog Oldham performed a parody of Sonny & Cher's 'I Got You Babe'.
The Rolling Stones recorded 'Get Off My Cloud' in Los Angeles.
The Rolling Stones appeared on 'Shindig!' along with Jackie De Shannon, Sonny and Cher and Jimmy Rodgers.
'Get Off My Cloud' was released in the U.K. by the Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones appeared on 'Shindig!'
The song 'Get Off My Cloud' by the Rolling Stones topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks.
The Rolling Stones made their debut on NBC-TV's 'Hullabaloo' television show. The band performed 'Get Off My Cloud'.
Keith Richards was electrocuted and knocked unconscious during a Rolling Stones concert in Sacramento, CA.
The Rolling Stones appeared on The Ed Sullivan show in New York.
Eighty five rioting fans were arrested after a Rolling Stones concert in Paris.
The Rolling Stones recorded 'Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby?'
The Rolling Stones appeared on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'.
The Rolling Stones released the song 'Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby'.
The Rolling Stones recorded their first live album 'Got Live if You Want It'.
The Rolling Stones performed on TV's 'Ed Sullivan Show' and were forced to change their lyrics of 'Let's Spend the Night Together' to 'Let's Spend Some Time Together'.
Due to a Musicians' Union ban, the Rolling Stones were not allowed to play their hit 'Let's Spend the Night Together' when they appeared on an ITV show.
Police raided Keith Richards' home in West Wittering, Sussex, England. The police found 'various substances of a suspicious nature'.
Brian Jones, guitarist for the Rolling Stones, entered the hospital with respiratory problems.
The Rolling Stones played their first concert behind the Iron Curtain in Warsaw, Poland where police broke up a riot.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were arraigned on drug charges, and Brian Jones was charged with possession of marijuana.
The Rolling Stones album, 'Their Satanic Majesties Request' was released
The Rolling Stones appeared as the entire panel on BBC-TV's 'Juke Box Jury'.
The Rolling Stones wanted to use a photograph of a toilet with graffiti on its walls, the graffiti featuring the track titles and credits, but both Decca (the group's British label) and London (their US counterpart) refused to countenance the idea, removing the album from its scheduled release date.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger's movie 'Performance' was released.
'Street Fighting Man', by the Rolling Stones, was banned in several cities in the U.S. Authorities feared it might incite public disorder.
The Rolling Stones unveil 'Beggar's Banquet' in an uncontroversial white cover designed to resemble a formal invitation.
'Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus' was recorded. It was not shown publicly until its release in late 1996.
Charlie Watts' (Rolling Stones) book, 'Ode to a High Flying Bird' was published. The book was a tribute to Charlie Parker.
Brian Jones a founding member of The Rolling Stones, announced that he was leaving the group on the grounds that he no longer saw 'eye to eye' with the rest of the band over the music they were recording.
Mick Taylor the new guitarist in The Rolling Stones, who was recruited to replace the departing Brian Jones, was introduced to the media at the phot call by a bandstand in London's Hyde Park.
The Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones died in the swimming pool of his home when the combined effects of alcohol and barbiturates heightened a probable asthma attack as he took a midnight swim.
The free concert given by The Rolling Stones in London's Hyde Park was scheduled as a celebration of a new line-up of the group, the first public outing of Mick Taylor, the replacement for fonder member Brian Jones, and unveiling of new songs from the band's forthcoming album, 'Let it Bleed'.
Four people died during a free concert given by the Rolling Stones. One of the deaths was a stabbing that occurred near the stage. The event was recorded and released a year later.
'Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out' was released by the Rolling Stones.
'Gimme Shelter', the documentary film about the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the U.S. debuted.
The Rolling Stones announced that they would put on a benefit concert for the people of Managua, Nicaragua. The area had been devestated by an earthquake on December 23rd. Nicaragua is the home of Jagger's wife, Bianca.
Alan David Pasaro sued the Rolling Stones charging them with invasion of privacy. The charge stemmed from the footage of a stabbing in the film 'Gimme Shelter'. Pasaro was tried and acquitted for the stabbing death.
The Rolling Stones played the first date of their 'Farewell' tour of Britain before tax exile in France.
The Rolling Stones played a Farewell Concert at The Roundhouse London, before moving to France as tax exiles.
The Stones created their own record label in 1970, primarily for use by their own various side projects, and for all of the Stones' future albums. Their first single on the now famous tongue and lips logo came out on this day in 1971: 'Brown Sugar.'
Mick Jagger married Bianca Perez Moreno De Macias in Town Hall at St. Tropez in France.
Mick and Bianca Jagger's daughter Jade was born in Paris
Mick Jagger was refused a Japanese visa because of a 1969 drug bust. The event halted the Rolling Stones' plan to tour the Orient.
Mick Jagger made a donation of $350,000 to the appeal for victims of the earthquake in Nicaragua, adding his own money to the $200,000 raised by a benefit concert at Los Angeles Forum by the Rolling Stones.
Marsha Hunt brought a paternity suit against lead singer of the band The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger.
The Rolling Stones released 'Angie'.
The Rolling Stones released 'Goat's Head Soup'.
'Angie' was released by The Rolling Stones.
The final track ('Star, Star') on the Rolling Stones 'Goat's Head Soup' was banned by the British national radio network, BBC Radio One.
The Rolling Stones appeared on U.S. television for the first time since 1967.
The Rolling Stones released their second major concert film, 'Ladies And Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones' which chronicled their four nights in Houston, TX during the 'Exile on Main Street' tour. Since it was the first film to be released in quadrophonic sound, a special 3300 Watt sound system had to be trucked to each venue where the film was playing.
Mick Taylor left the Rolling Stones.
Ron Woods joined the Rolling Stones.
This week Mick Jagger announced Ron Wood would join them on their Tour of the Americas '75.
The Rolling Stones announced their forthcoming US tour by playing live on a flatbed truck moving slowly down Fifth Avenue in New York.
The Rolling Stones became the first rock group to be pair royalites for sales of there records in Russia.
Mick Jagger was hospitalized in New York with a respiratory infection.
Rolling Stone Keith Richards was tried in London for possession of cocaine, found in his car after an accident, and fined £750.
The Rolling Stones recorded a second side of live tracks in Toronto for their 'Love You Live' album.
'Love You Live' was released by the Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones released 'Some Girls'.
Staff of EMI's pressing plant halted production of the new album by the Rolling Stones, 'Some Girls', after complaints from celebrities (including Lucille Ball) who were advertisements on the album sleeve.
'Beast of Burden' was released by the Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones appeared on 'Saturday Night Live'.
Mick and Bianca Jagger were divorced, leaving the Rolling Stones frontman single once again.
Bill Wyman declared his intention of leaving the group in 1982.
'She's So Cold' by the Rolling Stones was released.
The Rolling Stones released their 'Tattoo You' LP.
A concert by the Rolling Stones was recorded at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia. The footage from the tour was later released as 'Let's Spend the Night Together'.
The Rolling Stones' live version of 'Time Is On My Side', from their live LP 'Still Life', was released as a single.
The house in Surrey owned by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones was badly damaged by fire for the second time in nine years.
The Rolling Stones concert film 'Let's Spend the Night Together' opened in New York.
Keith Richards and model Patti Hansen were married.
CBS Records announced the upcoming release of Mick Jagger’s first solo album, set for February, 1985. The album was titled 'She's the Boss'.
Rolling Stones keyboardist Ian Steward dies today from a heart attack.
The Rolling Stones shot the video for 'Harlem Shuffle' in New York City.
Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones launched AIMS to provide promising young musicians with affordable time in recording studios.
The Rolling Stones began their first concert tour in eight years at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, PA.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were banned from practicing on their own field, Three Rivers Stadium, because The Rolling Stones were rehearsing for their upcoming concert.
The Rolling Stones recorded the video for 'Rock And A Hard Place' at Foxboro-Sullivan Stadium.
'Paint it Black' by The Rolling Stones topped the charts in the Netherlands for a second time - after a 24-year gap.
Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones was injured when he was struck by a car near London.
Bill Wyman left the Rolling Stones after over 30 years with the group.
Bill Wyman announced that he has officially left the Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones 12th North American tour kicked off in Washington DC.
The Rolling Stones released their acoustic 'Stripped' album.
The Rolling Stones become the first act to broadcast a concert on the Internet.
'The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus', the film documentary, was released. The work had been filmed in December 1968.
The Rolling Stones began their 'Bridges to Babylon' tour in Chicago, IL.
The Rolling Stones released 'Bridges To Babylon'.
Jagged Internetworks, Mick Jagger's Internet company, debuted with an exclusive live webcast of the Akai Singer Champions Trophy, an international cricket tournament in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
'Rolling Stones Day' was declared in Minnesota.
The Chinese government ordered the Rolling Stones to eliminate four songs from their upcoming performances in Shanghai and Beijing. The banned songs were 'Brown Sugar', 'Honky Tonk Women', 'Beast of Burden', or 'Let's Spend the Night Together'.