The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Biography

THE ROLLING STONES

The Rolling Stones, known for, Satisfaction ( I Can’t Get No ) were formed in London in 1962. The original members were Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Brian Jones. Later members were Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Ian Stewart . The current lineup consists of Mick, Keith and Ronnie.

They released their first album, the Rolling Stones, on April 16th, 1964. This album became one of 1964’s biggest sellers in UK and reached at No. 1 for 12 weeks. They have released 30 studio albums between 1964 and 2016.

Sticky Fingers was their 9th album and released on April 23th, 1971. Sticky Fingers is considered most successful album of the band. It was band’s first album to reach No. 1 both in the UK albums and US albums charts. This album also has achieved triple platinum in the US. One of the tracks, Brown Suger, peaked at No.1 Billboard hot 100 in 1971.

Between 1962 and 2017 they have performed over two thousands concerts around the world.

Between 1964 and 2021 they have released 30 studio albums, 33 live albums and 29 compilation albums. Their ninth and most successful, Sticky Fingers released in 1971. The band has sold over 240,000,000 copies worldwide.

The Rolling Stones had over 153 nominations for major awards and they have won 46. The band also has won three Grammy Awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

They had fifty one albums (including studio, live and compilation)in the Top 40, and sixty albums in the Top 100.

The album, Rolling Stones, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 51 weeks.

The album, Rolling Stones No.2, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 37 weeks.

The album, Out of Heads, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 24 weeks.

The album, Aftermath, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 24 weeks.

The album, Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass), peaked at No.4 and it charted for 45 weeks.

The album, Between the Buttons, peaked at No. 3 and it charted for 22 weeks.

The album, Their Satanic Majestic Request, peaked at No. 3 and it charted for 13 weeks.

The album, Beggars Banquet, peaked at No. 3 and it charted for 12 weeks.

The album, Through the Past Darkly (Big Hits Vol.2), peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 37 weeks.

The album, Let It Bleed, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 29 weeks.

The album, Stone Age, peaked at No. 4 and it charted for 8 weeks.

The album, Sticky Fingers, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 32 weeks.

The album, Gimme Shelter, peaked at No. 19 and it charted for 5 weeks.

The album, the Exile on Main Street, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 16 weeks.

The album, Goat’s Head Soup, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 14 weeks.

The album, It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 9 weeks.

The album, Black and Blue, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 14 weeks.

The album, Love You Live, peaked at No. 3 and it charted for 8 weeks.

The album, Some Girls, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 25 weeks.

The album, Emotional Resque, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 18 weeks.

The album, Tattoo You, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 29 weeks.

The album, Undercover, peaked at No. 3 and it charted for 18 weeks.

The album, Steel Wheels, peaked at No. 2 and it charted for 18 weeks.

The album, Voodoo Lounge, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 34 weeks.

The album, Blue Lonesome, peaked at No. 1 and it charted for 15 weeks.

Their latest studio release, as of 2016, was Blue & Lonesome. It peaked at number three with 129,000 copies sold in its first week.

Mick Jagger is the lead singer of the band. Jagger is also one of the original Rolling Stones members and primary songwriter for the band.

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Blue & LonesomeSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
A Bigger BangSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Bridges to BabylonSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Voodoo LoungeSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Steel WheelsSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Dirty WorkSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
UndercoverSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
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Emotional RescueSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Some GirlsSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Black and BlueSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
It’s Only Rock ‘n RollSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Goats Head SoupSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Exile on Main St.SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
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Let It BleedSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
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Their Satanic Majesties RequestSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Between the ButtonsSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
AftermathSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
December’s Children (And Everybody’s)SpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
Out of Our HeadsSpotifyAppleYouTubeAmazon
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What Is The Rolling Stones?

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band that formed in London in 1962. The band’s original lineup consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar, vocals), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), and Ian Stewart (piano). Jones was removed from the band less than a month prior to his death in 1969, having already been replaced by Mick Taylor. After Taylor left the band in 1974, Ronnie Wood took his place in 1975. Since Wyman’s retirement in 1993, Darryl Jones has served as the Rolling Stones’ bassist. Stewart was removed from the official lineup in 1963 but continued to serve as their road manager and main keyboardist until his death in 1985.

What Are The Band Members Names Of The Rolling Stones?

The band members names of the rolling stones are: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts.

What Is The Rolling Stones Most Famous Song?

It’s hard to choose just one, but some of the band’s most iconic tunes include “Satisfaction,” “Paint It Black,” “Gimme Shelter,” and “Start Me Up.” All four of these songs were released as singles, and they continue to be some of the band’s most popular tracks. The Rolling Stones are one of the most influential and iconic rock bands of all time, so it’s no surprise that they have so many classic hits.

Who Is The Number 1 Songwriter Of The Rolling Stones?

The answer is Mick Jagger. He has written or co-written some of the band’s most famous hits, including “Satisfaction,” “Paint It Black,” and “Sympathy for the Devil.” Keith Richards is a close second, having co-written many of the Stones’ greatest hits with Jagger. Brian Jones, the band’s original guitarist, also wrote a few of their early songs. Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood have each contributed a handful of tunes to the Stones’ repertoire over the years as well. Despite all of these other talented songwriters in the band, it is clear that Jagger and Richards are the Stones’ primary songwriting team.

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