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Rolling Stones

Michael Putland is born in Harrow, England, UK, Europe. Mr. Putland, aka Mike Putland, will become one of the world's top rock photographers, working with Abba, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, George Michael, The Cure, Georgie Fame, Frank Zappa and numerous others.
Brian Jones, not yet a member of The Rolling Stones, comes to the end of a three month hitch-hiking holiday in Scandinavia, Europe.
John Lee Hooker, Memphis Slim, T-Bone Walker, Shakey Jake, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes and Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee, play in the American Folk Blues Festival '62 at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK. Said to have been in attendance at this gig were numerous aspiring young british blues artists, including Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones and top session player, Jimmy Page later of The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
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The Group Scene 64 tour continues at The Granada, Maidstone, UK, with The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Swinging Blue Jeans, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates and Marty Wilde.
The Rolling Stones' eponymous debut EP enters the UK singles chart at No28. It will peak at No15.
The Rolling Stones release their first single in the USA, Not Fade Away, on London Records.
The Rolling Stones play the second of two days at the Teen Fair, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Also on the bill are George Jones and Bobby Vee. The Stones are, reportedly, booed off stage and a troupe of performing Monkeys who had been on before the Stones are brought back on stage for another performance.
The Rolling Stones spend the second of two days of recording at Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones.
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, The Barron Knights, The Overlanders, Julie Grant and The Paramounts (later to find fame as Procol Harum], play in the Towm Hall, Torquay, UK.
The Rolling Stones are recording demos in Pye Studios, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Mike Berry and The Mojos, play at the Capitol, Cardiff, Wales.
The Rolling Stones, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Mike Berry and The Mojos, play at The Odeon, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, entering at No66.
When The Rolling Stones record an appearance on tv show Scene At 6.30 in Manchester, England, UK, 200 fans have to be hosed to keep them under control.
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The Rolling Stones play at The Munsterlandhalle, Munster, Germany, Europe.
The Rolling Stones, Unit 4+2, and Spencer Davis Group play at The Granada, Shrewsbury, England, UK.
The Otis Redding version of Satisfaction enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
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Upcoming psychedelic bands Pink Floyd and Soft Machine perform at the launch party for London-based underground newspaper International Times, in The Roundhouse, Camden Town, London, UK. Despite still living with Chrissie Shrimpton, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones turns up with his new girlfriend Marianne Faithfull.
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The Beatles, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull attend a lecture about Transcendental Meditation, in the Park Lane Hilton Hotel, London, UK, by Indian mystic The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
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The Rolling Stones are working on tracks for the album Their Satanic Majesties Request, in Olympic Studos and De Lane Lea Studos, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones are in Olympic Studios, London, UK, working on tracks for the album Let It Bleed.
The Rolling Stones play at The International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Also on the bill are Chuck Berry and Terry Reid.
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The Rolling Stones arrive in Muscle Shoals Studios, Florence, Alabama, USA, to begin two days of recording, during which they work on the songs Brown Sugar, Wild Horses and You Gotta Move.
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Howlin' Wolf and Hubert Sumlin record Rockin' Daddy, Poor Boy and Wang-Dang-Doodle, during sessions at Olympic Studios, London, UK, which will result in the album The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Backing musicians on these sessions include Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood and Charlie Watts.
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The Rolling Stones begin their 1972 tour of North America with a gig at Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, supported by Stevie Wonder.
The Rolling Stones record Melody, in Rotterdam, Holland, Europe, using the Rolling Stones Mobile recording studio.
Gary Kellgren, record producer/engineer and co-founder of the Record Plant studios in Los Angeles and Sausalito, California, drowns in the swimming pool of his Hollywood home. Kellgren had worked with John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Sly Stone, Rod Stewart and others.
Rolling Stones' vocalist Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall give a Christmas lunch for Andy Warhol, Earl McGrath, Ahmet Ertegun and others.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones flies to New York City, USA, to appear in court as a witness in the band's suit against former manager Allen Klein. Later in the day he has a business meeting with Michael Jackson.
The Jacksons enter the UK singles chart with State Of Shock, which will peak at No14, despite featuring vocals by both Michael Jackson and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
Bono of U2 records a track, Silver And Gold, for the anti-apartheid Sun City album with Keith Richards and Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones on guitars, at Right Track Studio, New York City, USA.
Fats Domino, Ray Charles and Jerry Lee Lewis play live at Storyville Jazz Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, with Ron Wood of The Rolling Stones playing guitar. The supergroup is filmed for the cable tv special Cinemax Sessions : Fats Domino and Friends, which is transmitted a week later.
The Rolling Stones hold a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, to announce their upcoming tour. They also continue rehearsing in Tokyo.
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones becomes (arguably) rock's sexiest grandad when his daughter Jade gives birth to her first daughter, Assissi.
Songwriter/performer Arthur Alexander dies in the Baptist Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, two days after suffering a massive heart attack. The Beatles and The Rolling Stones had both covered his songs.
Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is discharged from Ascot Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, after undergoing surgery to remove a small blood clot from his brain. On the same day, The Red Hot Chili Peppers release their new double-CD, Stadium Arcadium, in Japan, Asia.
Rapper Lil Wayne settles a lawsuit brought against him by The Rolling Stones' music publisher Abkco Music, by permanently removing the song Playing With Fire from his hit album Tha Carter III and from digital-download services. Abkco had sued him because the song was too similar to The Stones' song Play With Fire, on which it was based.
John Hiatt, Jimmy Davis, Sid Selvidge with Jimmy Crosthwait, Amy LaVere, Shannon McNally and The North Mississippi All Stars play in a benefit show for Memphis legend Jim Dickinson at the Peabody Hotel Skyway, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Songwriter, producer and session player Dickinson, who sat in with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan and helmed albums for the Replacements and Big Star, underwent triple-bypass surgery in June. The show hopes to raise money to cover the cost of his mounting medical bills.
The Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards is presented with Spike TV's Brass Balls award at the Guys Choice Awards in Culver City, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards dines with former US president Bill Clinton at Craft, a restaurant in New York City, USA.
When The Rolling Stones play at Letzigrund Stadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe, they are joined backstage by Zurich resident Tina Turner, but she does not take the stage with the band.
On their 14 On Fire Tour The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at U-Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
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