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Rolling Stones

Rock manager, promoter, impresario and film-maker Giorgio Gomelsky is born in Tiflis, Georgia, USSR. After moving to England, he will become influential on the development of The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds, and will also work widely in jazz and blues.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance at The Marquee Club, Charing Cross Road, London, UK, supporting Long John Baldry.
The Rolling Stones play at the William Morris Hall, South Oxhey, Watford, UK.
Blues By Six play at Studio 51, London, UK, supported by The Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones play at The Red Lion, Sutton, Surrey, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Manor House, London, UK.
Jimmy Savile hosts the first ever edition of UK tv show Top Of The Pops, starring The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield and The Dave Clark Five.
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The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Opera House, Blackpool, UK, featuring Eden Kane, The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts - who will become better known as Procol Harum.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Gaumont, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK, featuring Eden Kane (replacing John Leyton], The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts
The Rolling Stones play at the Invicta Ballroom, Chatham, UK.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, UK. Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones sits in with the group, because vocalist Keith Relf is ill.
The Andrew Oldham Orchestra releases a new single, 365 Rolling Stones, on Decca Records in the UK. Oldham is the manager/producer of The Rolling Stones.
RCA Records opens its second Music Center Of The World Studio at 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Artists including The Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Harry Nilsson and Herman's Hermits will record here and the studio will remain operation until the mid-1970s.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at The Savoy, Catford, London, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
The Rolling Stones play their first American show at Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. During the same evening, they make a live tv appearance on the Les Crane Show.
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The Rolling Stones spend the last of three days recording at Regent Sound Studios, London, UK, and also manage to fit in an appearance on tv show Ready Steady Go!.
The Rolling Stones , John Lee Hooker, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and others play at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones appear live on UK tv show Ready Steady Go!, in London, UK, to promote their new single, It's All Over Now. Cilla Black, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Kenny Lynch and The Nashville Teens appear in the same edition.
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The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights in St George's Hall, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.
The Rolling Stones are recording the Willie Dixon song Little Red Rooster in Regent Sound Studios, London, UK. At the same session they record You Can't Catch Me by Chuck Berry, and one of their own compositions, Off The Hook.
The Rolling Stones' drummer Charlie Watts marries Shirley Ann Arnold in Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Savoy Theatre, Cork, Eire, Europe.
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The Rolling Stones fly from Perth, Australia, to Singapore, Asia, for two concerts. On arrival they hold a press conference at the Singapura Hotel.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops features a pre-recorded film of The Rolling Stones performing The Last Time. On the same day, The Stones also appear on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
The new Rolling Stones album, Out Of Our Heads, enters the Billboard albums chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1.
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The Birds, including guitarist Ron Wood, sign a contract with Galaxy Entertainments Ltd of Carnaby Street, London, UK, to play at The Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK, in early December.
Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters organise the first public Acid Test, in San Jose, California, the same night as the Rolling Stones play the Civic Auditorium.
The Birds, including future Rolling Stones' guitarist Ron Wood, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Ides Of March.
The Artwoods, led by Art Wood, brother of Ron Wood of The Rolling Stones, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Five Alive and Just Us. The Artwoods line-up includes organist Jon Lord who will go on to greater fame with Deep Purple, and drummer Keef Hartley who will enjoy considerable success as a solo performer.
While The Beatles, along with Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones and Marianne Faithfull, are in Bangor in Wales, UK, Europe, studying with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Brian Epstein attends a meeting at his Warbleton, Sussex, UK, house.
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The Rolling Stones album Beggars' Banquet enters the UK albums chart at No3, which will be its highest position.
Press reports claim that Marianne Faithfull has left Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones for Italian painter-director Mario Schifano.
WABC Radio in New York City, USA, publishes its Top Ten Singles Of The Year, as follows :
  1. Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The Fifth Dimension
  2. Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  3. Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
  4. Get Back - The Beatles
  5. Crimson and Clover - Tommy James And The Shondells
  6. Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  7. Jean - Oliver
  8. Build Me Up, Buttercup - The Foundations
  9. Touch Me - The Doors
  10. Hair - The Cowsills
The Rolling Stones finish mixing their album Some Girls at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones begin their tenth tour of the USA with the first of two days in front of 90,000 fans at JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. Support act is Journey.
The Rolling Stones play at The Checkerdome, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
At a press conference in New York City, USA, representatives of the Hell’s Angels deny the existence of a plot to kill Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is cleared in a legal action brought against him by reggae vocalist Patrick Alley who had claimed that Jagger's song Just Another Night copied some of his lyrics.
Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones flies out of New York City, USA, to Paris, France, Europe, because the band is due to start tour rehearsals shortly at the Château du Dangu near Paris.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK.
The late jazz musician Louis Armstrong is honoured with his own American postage stamp. On the same day, the American Centre For Voice Disorders decrees that Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has the strongest voice in rock and roll.
The Rolling Stones have a second day of rehearsals at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the imminent first night of their Bridges To Babylon tour.
The Concert For New York City is held in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. Paul McCartney helms the all-star event to raise money for the victims of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, featuring Bon Jovi, Destiny's Child, Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Who, Bono and The Edge [of U2].
The Rolling Stones play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones meets and chats with Prince Harry at The Asprey World Class Polo match in Surrey, England, UK.
Ahead of a gig two days later in Tel Aviv, The Rolling Stones and 70 staff members touch down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Asia, aboard their private plane, emblazoned with their tongue logo.
Bobby Keys, the long-time saxophone player for The Rolling Stones, dies aged 70 from cirrhosis of the liver in Franklin, Tennessee, USA.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play at Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America.