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Bobby Keys, who will become the long-time saxophone player for The Rolling Stones, is born in Slaton, Texas, USA.
Brian Jones, not yet a member of The Rolling Stones, comes to the end of a three month hitch-hiking holiday in Scandinavia, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play at Ealing Jazz Club, London, UK.
At The Wetherby Arms, Chelsea, London, UK, William Perks auditions for the job of bass-player with The Rolling Stones. He gets the gig, and changes his name to Bill Wyman.
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The Group Scene 64 tour continues at The Granada, Mansfield, UK, with The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Swinging Blue Jeans, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates and Marty Wilde. Joe Brown is also added to the bill for this show.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Granada, Kingston-On-Thames, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
The Rolling Stones are in De Lane Lea Studos, London, UK, working on two songs. The first, entitled As Time Goes By, will eventually re-surface under the title As Tears Go By. The seond, entitled No One Knows, very probably mutated into Ruby Tuesday.
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The Rolling Stones pre-record a six track live session for BBC radio show Saturday Club, in London, UK.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Not Fade Away, in the USA.
The Rolling Stones, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Mike Berry and The Mojos, play at The Odeon, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK.
The Missing Links do a promotional performance for electrical goods retailer H.G. Palmer in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, billed as "the new Rock and Roll Group with the 'Rolling Stones Sound'".
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Little Red Rooster, on Decca Records in the UK. The song is credited to Willie Dixon but is, at least to some extent, a taditional folk blues.
The Rolling Stones fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, for recording sessions, to work on The Last Time and Play With Fire in RCA Studios, with Phil Spector and Jack Nitzsche.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia.
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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 Birds, including future Rolling Stones' guitarist Ron Wood, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys and The Righteous Brothers play at Legion Field Stadium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
TV show Shindig! in the USA features The Rolling Stones, Jackie DeShannon, Sonny And Cher and Jimmy Rodgers.
The Rolling Stones release a new EP, Got Live If You Want It, in the UK. It will peak at No7 on the singles chart.
The Beatles play their last ever UK live gig at the 1966 NME Poll Winners Concert in The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, UK. Other acts on the bill include Small Faces, Spencer Davis Group, Roy Orbison, The Yardbirds, Cliff Richard, The Shadows, The Rolling Stones and The Who.
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The Rolling Stones release their new album, Their Satanic Majesties Request, in the USA on London Records.
A party is held for The Supremes at John Bull's restaurant in King's Road, Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe. Guests attending the event include Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones continue with rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones spend the twelfth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones spend the thirteenth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones spend the first of two days in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on the track Silver Blanket, which will eventually be released as Salt Of The Earth.
The Rolling Stones album Beggars' Banquet enters the UK albums chart at No3, which will be its highest position.
The Rolling Stones' album Beggars' Banquet peaks at No2 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
Just before midnight, recently sacked Rolling Stones' guitarist Brian Jones is found dead in the swimming pool of his UK home, Cotchford Farm, Sussex.
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The new UK No1 single is Honky Tonk Women by the Rolling Stones. (1969)
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 have the second of two days in Olympic Studios, London, UK, doing overdubs to the tracks they recently recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play the last of three nights at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones release a new LP, Goats Head Soup in the USA.
Tonight's gig at El Mocambo, a 300 capacity club in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is advertised as featuring local band April Wine. In fact, The Rolling Stones play unannounced, under the pseudonym of The Cockroaches, and record their album Love You Live. They also write the song Miss You.
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The Rolling Stones begin recording the album Some Girls at Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France, Europe.
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The new Rolling Stones’ album Some Girls is released in the USA.
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Emotional Rescue by The Rolling Stones enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1.
The Vorpal Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, USA, opens a new exhibition featuring paintings by Joni Mitchell, John Mayall, Klaus Voorman and Ron Wood.
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Just one week after release, the Rolling Stones album Tattoo You has sold over a million copies in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights to 70,000 fans at The Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, with Santana and Iggy Pop as opening acts.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play at Maine Road, Manchester, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Famed vintage guitar collector and roadie Dan Martin dies aged 57, at his home on Turtle Rock Court, St. Charles, Missouri, USA. He had long suffered from congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes. Eddie Van Halen is said to have bought 117 of Martin's guitars over the years, and other customers included Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Joe Perry, Joan Jett, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne.
The Sunday Times Rich List is published, showing that Elton John, Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger suffered significant drops in their earnings last year because of the global economic downturn. Sir Elton John's wealth decreased by more than a quarter 'a loss of about £175m. Former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney lost about £60m from his £500m fortune, while Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is said to have lost around 16%, leaving him with a personal stash of £190m.
Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Chris Barber and Stephen Dale Petit perform in a benefit show for London's 100 Club which is facing possible closure.
Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones attends the launch party for recently deceased actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's last film, A Most Wanted Man, at The Skylark in New York City, USA.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Esprit Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.