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Rolling Stones

U.S. Highway System Route 66 is established, running from Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Los Angeles, California - a total of 2,448 miles (3,940 km). The road will be immortalised in the song Route 66, written by Bobby Troup and first recorded by The Nat King Cole Trio. Later versions will be recorded by Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Manhattan Transfer and Depeche Mode to name but a few. The road will also become the subject of the Route 66 television show in the 1960s.
Gifted and respected arranger, producer, musician, songwriter and recording artist, Nick De Caro is born in Ohio, USA. In a long career, as well as releasing music under his own name, DeCaro will work with The Doobie Brothers, Rolling Stones, Gordon Lightfoot, The Sandpipers, Andy Williams, Brewer And Shipley, Harvey Mandel, Poco, Harpers Bizarre, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, James Taylor and many more.
UK pop weekly newspaper Disc, reports that Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated is to appear on the BBC radio programme Jazz Club, at The Paris Theatre, London, on July 12. This appearance prevents Korner's band from appearing in their weekly Thursday session at The Marquee Club, London, as a result of which, their place will be taken by a new rhythm and blues group, The Rolling Stones.
Blues By Six play at Studio 51, London, UK, supported by The Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones play at The Red Lion, Sutton, England, UK, Europe
The Rolling Stones play at The Lido, Winchester, UK, supported by The Strangers.
The Rolling Stones, Georgie Fame and Long John Baldry are recorded by the BBC in London, for one of the UK's first stereophonic radio broadcasts, entitled Blues In Rhythym.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
The Rivieras play at Big Reggie's Danceland Ballroom, Excelsior Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, with The Rolling Stones as their support band. Also on the bill are Mike Waggoner And The Bops.
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The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights in Springfield Hall, St Helier, Jersey, Channel islands.
The Rolling Stones, The Barron Knights, The Overlanders, Julie Grant and The Paramounts (later to find fame as Procol Harum], play in The Odeon, Exeter, UK.
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The UK Album Chart for November 8, 1964, is as follows :
1. A HARD DAY'S NIGHT - THE BEATLES
2. Moonlight And Roses - Jim Reeves
3. The Rolling Stones - THE Rolling Stones
4. Five Faces Of Manfred Mann - Manfred Mann
5. The Bachelors And 16 Great Songs - THE Bachelors
6. Kinks - The Kinks
7. West Side Story Original Soundtrack
8. In Dreams - Roy Orbison
9. Gentleman Jim - Jim Reeves
10. Wonderful Life Soundtrack - Cliff Richard
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at City Hall, Brisbane, Australia. They stay at Lennon's Hotel where, coincidentally, other guests for the night include The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Honeycombs, Roy Orbison, and The Newbeats – all of whom are also touring in Australia.
At RCA Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, The Rolling Stones put the finishing touches to their next single, The Last Time.
Georgie Fame wins the British R'n'B Section of the Melody Maker Readers' Poll, beating The Rolling Stones into second place.
The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights at the KB Hallen, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. They also find time to see Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson, who are performing elsewhere in the city.
The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights at The Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman and Ian Stewart of The Rolling Stones are in Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, recording songs with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page.
At The Hilton Hotel, London, England, UK, The Rolling Stones have business meetings with entrepreneur Allen Klein, who is keen to become their manager.
In the New York Hilton hotel, during a power blackout, Bob Dylan enjoys an impromptu jam session with guitarist Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones, Robbie Robertson of The Band and Bob Neuwirth.
The Rolling Stones release their sixth album Their Satanic Majesties' Request, on Decca Records in the UK.
The Duke and Duchess of Bedford throw a party for The Supremes at The Club Dell'Aretusa, Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe. Mick Jagger and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones, Marianne Faithfull, Tom Jones, John Paul Getty, Michael Caine are among the guests.
The Rolling Stones spend the eighth day in a fortnight of rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones begin recording their next single, Jumpin' Jack Flash, with a new producer, Jimmy Miller, at Olympic studios in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Rolling Stones spend the tenth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
During a concert by The Rolling Stones, Santana, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Jefferson Airplane, and Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young, at Altamont Speedway, Livermore, California, USA, audience member Meredith Hunter is beaten to death by Hells Angels in front of the stage. The Grateful Dead also attend the concert but refuse to play shortly before their scheduled appearance due to the increasing violence at the venue. The Dead's song New Speedway Boogie is inspired by the media response to Altamont. The fifth verse of Don Mclean's American Pie is widely regarded as a reference to The Stones at Altamont. Blue Oyster Cult's Transmaniacon MC makes several direct references to Altamont.
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Allen Klein, former manager of both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, is indicted in New York City on charges of income tax evasion.
The Rolling Stones reach No1 in Billboard's Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Miss You.
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The Rolling Stones release a new single, Shattered, on Rolling Stones Records in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, supported by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. Over the two nights, celebrity audience members include Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Carly Simon, Robert Redford, Jack Nicholson, Anjelica Huston, Shelley Duval, Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Morgan Fairchild, Ryan O’Neal, Ali McGraw, Bianca Jagger and John McEnroe.
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Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, where Jagger is to film scenes for The Nightingale, an episode of cable tv series Faerie Tale Theater.
Undercover by The Rolling Stones is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Charlie Watts Orchestra, a jazz side-project run by Charlie Watts, drummer of The Rolling Stones, plays at The Richmond Theatre, London, UK.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play at Praterstadion, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Rolling Stones play at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Lenny Kravitz.
On their Bridges To Babylon tour, Rolling Stones play at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz and Lifehouse are among the artists performing live at the My VH1 Music Awards show which is broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, USA. Gwen Stefani, Jewel and Dave Matthews are also in attendance. Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi perform a tribute to the recently deceased George Harrison of The Beatles.
The Rolling Stones arrive in a blimp, specially decorated with their famous lips logo, at Van Cortlandt Park, New York City, USA, to hold a press conference announcing their upcoming 40 Licks Tour.
When the Rolling Stones play at the PNC Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, they are joined during Wild Horses by Eddie Vedder, vocalist of Pearl Jam, who had opened the show.
Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones appears on UK tv show Breakfast to promote his seventh solo album I Feel Like Playing.
Record producer Steve Lillywhite is named a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [CBE] by Britain's Queen Elizabeth in her New Year's Honours List. Lillywhite is best known for his work with U2, Peter Gabriel and The Rolling Stones.
Edwin Shirley, the rock'n'roll trucking pioneer whose fleet of vehicles transported artists including The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Abba, Queen and Michael Jackson, dies aged 64 in Homerton Hospital, Hackney, London, England, UK, Europe. He had been diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2009 but continued working for as long as possible.
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The Rolling Stones arrive in Perth, Australia, Ocerania, to begin their 14 On Fire tour.
One day after the death of fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the girlfriend of Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, the group cancels the first date of its imminent Australian tour and Sir Mick flies back to New York City.
On their 14 On Fire Tour The Rolling Stones play at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, supported by Hunters And Collectors. To this date, the tour has drawn 780,970 fans and earned revenue amounting to $143,448,464.
The Rolling Stones begin their America Latina Ole Tour with a show at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America, supported by Los Tres.
73-year-old Rolling Stones' singer Mick Jagger becomes a great grandfather when his 21-year-old granddaughter Assisi gives birth to a baby boy.
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