The Rolling Stones Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 9 pages of information about the life of The Rolling Stones.
This section contains 2,615 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Rolling Stones Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography on The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones, having outlasted nearly all of their 1960s contemporaries, continue to belt out hits well into middle age. Original members included lead singer Mick Jagger (Michael Philip Jagger, born July 26, 1943, in Dartford, Kent, England); guitarist Keith Richard (surname sometimes listed as Richards, born December 18, 1943, in Dartford, Kent, England); guitarist Brian Jones (Lewis Brian Hopkins-Jones, born February 28, 1942, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, drowned, July 3, 1969); drummer Tony Chapman; bass player Dick Taylor; and pianist Ian Stewart. Drummer Charlie Watts (Charles Robert Watts, born June 2, 1941, in Islington, England) replaced Chapman c. 1962; bass guitarist Bill Wyman (William Perks, born October 24, 1936 [some sources say 1941]) replaced Dick Taylor c. 1962; guitarist Mick Taylor (born January 17, 1948, in Hertfordshire, England) replaced Jones, July 1969; guitarist Ron Wood (born June 1, 1947, in London, England) replaced Mick Taylor, 1975; bass guitarist Darryl Jones replaced Bill Wyman, 1993. Current members include Jagger, Richard, Watts, Wood, and Jones.

Often billed as "the world's greatest...

(read more)

This section contains 2,615 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Rolling Stones Biography
Copyrights
Gale
The Rolling Stones from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.