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 The original members  Mick Jagger  Keith Richards  Brian Jones  Bill Wyman  Charlie Watts Later members were  Ron Wood  Daryl Jones The Rolling.

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2  The original members  Mick Jagger  Keith Richards  Brian Jones  Bill Wyman  Charlie Watts Later members were  Ron Wood  Daryl Jones The Rolling Stones

3  The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1968.  The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted the Rolling Stones in 1989.  Rolling Stone magazine ranked them fourth on the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" list.  Album sales are estimated at more than 200 million worldwide. The Rolling Stones

4  The Rolling Stones were in the vanguard of the “British Invasion" of English bands that became popular in the U.S. in the mid-sixties  In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked the Rolling Stones at number ten on “The Billboard Top All-Time Artists” and as the second most successful group in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Rolling Stones

5  The Rolling Stones brought international recognition to blues artist Muddy Waters whose song “Rollin’ Stone gave the band its name. The Rolling Stones

6  Throughout four decades of shifting tastes in of Rock music, the Stones have kept adapting to the latest sounds and styles without straying too far from their origins as a blues-centered, guitar-based rock and roll band. The Rolling Stones


8  The Stones had pioneered the gritty, hard-driving blues-based rock & roll that came to define hard rock.  Mick Jagger became the prototypical rock front- man, mixing his macho showmanship with a bit of irony  Keith Richards and Brian Jones wrote the blueprint for strong, interlocking rhythm guitars  Backed by the strong yet subtly swinging rhythm section of bassist Bill Wyman and drummer Charlie Watts,  The Stones became the band of the British blues scene

9 Prior to 1964  Mick Jagger and Keith Richards initially met as children at Primary School in the 50’s. They drifted apart, eventually making each other's acquaintance again in 1960..  At the time, Jagger was studying at the London School of Economics and playing a blues band called Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys. Shortly afterward, Richards joined the band.

10  Within a year, they had met Brian Jones (guitar, vocals), who had dropped out of school to play saxophone and clarinet.  By the time he became a fixture on the British blues scene, Jones had already had a wild life.  He ran away to Scandinavia when he was 16; by that time, he had already fathered 2 illegitimate children.  Bill Wyman, was recruited formerly of the Cliftons.

11  Jones also moonlighted under the name Elmo Jones at a blues club. At the pub, he became acquainted with the band Blues, Inc., which now featured drummer Charlie Watts  After a few months of persuasion, the band recruited Charlie Watts, who had quit Blues, Inc. to work at an advertising agency once the group's schedule became too hectic.  By 1963 the line up was set  Their debut single, a cover of Chuck Berry's "Come On." The single became a minor hit, reaching number 21 in England

12 Brian Jones  Due to health and heavy drug use,in June 1969, Jones was visited by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts, and was told that the group he had formed would continue without him.  At around midnight on the night of 2-3 July 1969, Jones was discovered motionless at the bottom of his swimming pool

13 The Rolling Stones  Following the release of 1994 Flashpoint album Bill Wyman retired and he published a memoir.  The Stones later replaced Wyman with bassist Darryl Jones  In 2012 they celebrated their 50 th anniversary!

14  Hit Songs  Gimme Shelter  Paint in Black  Sympathy for the Devil  (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction  You Can’t Always Get What You Want  Jumping Jack Flash  Wild Horses  Start Me Up  Brown Sugar  Ruby Tuesday The Rolling Stones

15  The most impressive guitar band in rock history.  The group is notable for having started the careers of three of rock's most famous guitarists, all of whom were in the top five of Rolling Stone's 100 Top Guitarists list  Eric Clapton #2  Jimmy Page #3 – Founder of Led Zeppelin  Jeff Beck #  Played a role in many electric guitar innovations of the mid-1960s (feedback & improved amplification).

16  The Yardbirds were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.  They were included in Rolling Stone’s list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time"  VHI’s "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”  Hit songs:  Shapes of Things  For Your Love  Heart Full of Sould  I’m a Man

17  English Rock band from London.  Ray & Dave Davies members for 30+ years.  Recognized as one of the most important & influential rock groups of the era.  Influenced by a wide range of genres, including R& B, British music hall, folk, and country.  Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

18 Hit Songs  Lola  Destroyer  You Really Got Me  All Day & All Night

19 Hit Songs  House of Rising Sun  It’s My Life

20 Hit Songs  Shapes of things  Four Your Love  Heart Full of Soul  I’m a Man

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