In 1971 the Rolling Stones officially begin a turning point in their career with the release of “Brown Sugar” on their own label

“Brown Sugar” was released in 1971, after a successful 1960’s decade where the Rolling Stones had established themselves as one of the most influential and biggest Rock bands in the planet

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Remembering the Rolling Stones controversial muse and original Stone girl Anita Pallenberg on her birthday

The German-Italian actress and model who was in relationships with Brian Jones and Keith Richards caused one of the earliest fractures within the band

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Legendary producer Jimmy Miller was born on this day in 1942

Jimmy Miller was responsible for producing The Rolling Stones string of hit albums between 1968 and 1973, but aside from the work he did with the Stones, he also produced several landmark albums. He was born on this day in 1942

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The Rolling Stones scored their fourth U.S No.1 in 1967 with “Ruby Tuesday”

The song, coupled as double A-side single with the risque “Let’s Spend The Night Together”, remains one of the Stones biggest hits, read some interesting facts on who actually wrote it and who was Ruby Tuesday

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The Brian Jones legacy: 20 Rolling Stones songs that wouldn’t sound the same without Brian Jones genius and brilliancy

Brian Jones was the Rolling Stones’ founding member and first leader and while he was never able to compete with Jagger and Richards as a songwriter, he shaped the sound of the band during their most creative and experimental period introducing dozens of novelty instruments. Remember 20 of his most brilliant moments

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The legendary Brian Jones was born 82 years ago today

Brian Jones was born Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones on February 28, 1942, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. In the spring of 1962, he formed the Rolling Stones with pianist Ian Stewart, singer Mick Jagger, and Jagger’s childhood friend and guitarist Keith Richards.

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The Rolling Stones Studio albums 1964-1974

A look back at the Stones albums released during their most creative and enduring period

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The Rolling Stones former guitarist Mick Taylor celebrates 75: Listen to 12 of his best songs with the Stones

Mick Taylor joined the Stones in 1969 ate age 20 to replace the band’s founder and multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones and his onstage debut with the band ironically took place in the now famous Hyde Park Jones tribute two days after the original Stone death

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1960’s icon and Rolling Stones muse Marianne Faithfull celebrates 77

Marianne Faithfull first came to prominence in 1964 with the Jagger/Richards penned “As Tears Go By” and shortly after became Mick Jagger’s steady girlfriend for over three years until drug addiction stroke her life costing her voice

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The Legendary Human Riff Keith Richards celebrates 80 today

Keith Richards has been nicknamed “Keef” and The Human Riff”, one of The Rolling Stones founder, he is a strong survivor and he embodies the Drugs, Sex and Rock N’Roll motto. Today, Keith turns 80, we look back briefly at his life and career

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A Banquet After The Trip: Revisiting the 1968 Rolling Stones “Beggars Banquet”

The “Beggars Banquet” LP it’s part of what people usually call “The Rolling Stones Golden Period”, that saw the releases of sequential stunning and influential albums by the band, this was also the last album featuring Brian Jones as an active member of the band. Released on December 6th, 1968, we revisit this enormous Rock classic

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The Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Free Festival: The final stab on the 1960’s peace and love generation

December 6th, 1969 became one of the darkest days on Rock history, along with the Manson Family murders, The Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Free Festival in California, gave the final stab on the 1960’s peace and love generation

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Remembering the Rolling Stones Sax player Bobby Keys 

Bobby Keys is mostly remembered for the work he did with The Rolling Stones since the 1970’s until 2013, the legendary sax player who played the “Brown Sugar” solo among many other famous sax parts for several Rock songs and artists, passed away at age 70 in 2014

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It’s the “Stone Alone” Bill Wyman Birthday

He is one of Rock’s absolute icons, an essential part of the Rolling Stones early sound and music, though he quit the band in 1993, Bill Wyman it’s still seen as the “official” Stones bass player. Today, the “Stone Alone” turns 87

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Why was the amazing “The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus” only released 28 years later after it was filmed

One of Rock’s finest moments, the TV special “The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus” was projected by The Rolling Stones to be a blend of Rock music and Circus acts and as a promotion for their album “Beggars Banquet”, featuring a parade of Rock stars such as John Lennon, Yoko Ono, The Who and Eric Clapton among others. However the band shelved the film until 1996…find out why

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“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” The Rolling Stones definitive signature song

The Rolling Stones are one of the few bands that can have a signature song per year, but from all the songs in their career, there’s still unanimity in what is considered their overall signatures song, and that is “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”

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The Rolling Stones get their last U.S No.1 in 1978 with the Disco influenced “Miss You”

Featured on their album “Some Girls” and credited to Jagger-Richards, the actual songwriting of the Stones Rock-Disco hit “Miss You” has been the subject of a long dispute between some members of the band

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80 Licks: Mick Jagger Birthday Special

The life of Mick Jagger blends with the birth of Modern Rock. Jim Morrison of The Doors once called him “A Prince Among Men”, and, he remains to this day perhaps the most influential Rocker of all time. We’ve compiled some of Mick Jagger’s and the Rolling Stones highlights of their career on this special to celebrate his birthday, also we included a Rolling Stones lyric quiz.

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Remembering Ian Stewart, the forgotten Rolling Stone on his birthday

He was an original Rolling Stone, but Ian Stewart’s name still remains much in the shadow despite co-founding the band and playing in most of the Rolling Stones albums released between 1964 and 1985

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“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” peaks to No.1 at the U.S Hot 100 in the Summer of 1965

The Rolling Stones definitive signature song became their first No.1 hit in the United States when it peaked to the top of the Hot 100 on July 10, 1965

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In 1969 the Rolling Stones paid tribute to the fallen Brian Jones in a free concert at Hyde Park

With an estimated crowd between 250,000 and 500,000 fans, the Rolling Stones played a free concert at Hyde Park, London, to pay tribute to Brian Jones who had died two days earlier. Look back at the film of the famous concert

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July 3, 1969 – July 3, 1971: A dark circle on Rock history that begun with Brian Jones and ended with Jim Morrison

July 3 it’s one of the darkest days on the history of Rock music, during exactly two years several Rock stars died at age 27 between July 3, 1969 and July 3, 1971 beginning with the Rolling Stones’s Brian Jones and ending on The Doors’ Jim Morrison

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The Jim Morrison Tribute To Brian Jones: “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased”

In July 1969, three weeks after The Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones died at age 27, Jim Morrison distributed to concert goers at two performances by The Doors, a self-published four page pamphlet featuring a poem/meditation on the death of Jones titled “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones,, Deceased”. Oddly, exactly 2 years later, on July 3, 1971, also Morrison would pass ate the same age of 27. Read the full poem

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The Rolling Stones “Paint It, Black” peaks to No.1 in 1966

Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with an important contribution from Brian Jones, the Rolling Stones “Paint It, Black”, was one of the first the Stones developed during their experimental phase

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The day Brian Jones was dismissed from the Rolling Stones

After several months of alienation and self-isolation in his Cotchford Farm home, Brian Jones, founding member, and guitarist of the Rolling Stones was visited by Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Charlie Watts to discuss the future of the band

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The Top 12 Rolling Stones songs with Ronnie Wood

Ronnie Wood joined the Rolling Stones in 1974, he was the third full-time guitarist in the band after founding member Brian Jones and Mick Taylor. We’ve put together the Top 12 Rolling Stones songs with Ronnie Wood today that he turns 76

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The Rolling Stones classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” was first released on this day in 1968

Released on May 24, 1968, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” was the Rolling Stones return to their Blues roots after their Psychedelic phase that culminated with the 1967 album “Their Satanic Majesties Request”

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Revisiting “Sticky Fingers”, one of the Rolling Stones absolute masterpieces

One of Rock’s greatest and unbeatable albums, “Sticky Fingers” marks the beginning of a new era to the Rolling Stones, without Brian Jones

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Revisiting The Rolling Stones 1964 debut album, that marked the beginning of their amazing journey

In 1964 the Rolling Stones began their amazing journey with their debut album “The Rolling Stones”. Essentially a Blues and Rock N’ Roll covers LP, the album also included some of the first compositions by the Stones and Jagger/Richards. We revisit this essential classic Rock album released on this day 59 years ago

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The Rolling Stones play their first show without Charlie Watts at a private event hosted at Massachusetts’ Gillette Stadium 

It is not the first time in the Stones long history that they had to face the unexpected and the loss of a member. The original line up, who featured the founder Brian Jones, ended in 1969, and throughout the years, other members of the band, official and unofficial ones, left the Stones stage, some passed, and some simply left. On September 20, 2021, the Stones played a private concert which saw the debut of drummer Steve Jordan replacing the irreplaceable Charlie Watts. Watch some clips of the show and look back at some of the biggest Stones’ losses over the years.

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Revisiting The Rolling Stones Psychedelic adventure “Their Satanic Majesties Request”

“An anomaly in The Rolling Stones” discography someone once said, but  for many people it’s one of their top 10 favorite Stones albums of all time. “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was released on the 8th of December 1967

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