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Mick Jagger covers Bob Dylan at L'Wren Scott memorial

Mick Jagger covers Bob Dylan at L'Wren Scott memorial

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Mick Jagger sang Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman" in tribute to L'Wren Scott, who committed suicide last March.
Kate Stanton
Rolling Stones' Israel concert won't conflict with religious observance

Rolling Stones' Israel concert won't conflict with religious observance

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 10 (UPI) -- The Rolling Stones’ first appearance in Israel falls on a Jewish religious holiday, June 4, but arrangements will be made to accommodate observing fans.
Ed Adamczyk
L'Wren Scott's death officially declared a suicide as Mick Jagger begins funeral arrangements

L'Wren Scott's death officially declared a suicide as Mick Jagger begins funeral arrangements

March 20 (UPI) -- L'Wren Scott was found dead in her New York City apartment on Monday.
Kate Stanton
Mick Jagger: 'I am still struggling to understand' L'Wren Scott's death

Mick Jagger: 'I am still struggling to understand' L'Wren Scott's death

March 18 (UPI) -- Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger speaks out on social media as the band cancels their Australia tour.
Kate Stanton
Rolling Stones cancel show in Perth after L'Wren Scott's death

Rolling Stones cancel show in Perth after L'Wren Scott's death

PERTH, Australia, March 18 (UPI) -- The Rolling Stones have canceled their concert in Perth, Australia, following the death of frontman Mick Jagger's girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott.
Rolling Stones cancel first Australian concert after L'Wren Scott's death

Rolling Stones cancel first Australian concert after L'Wren Scott's death

March 18 (UPI) -- Rolling Stones cancel show in Perth after death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott.
Evan Bleier
L'Wren Scott found hanged in her apartment

L'Wren Scott found hanged in her apartment

March 17 (UPI) -- Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead in her apartment Monday.
Veronica Linares
Keith Richards will write and publish a children's picture book

Keith Richards will write and publish a children's picture book

March 11 (UPI) -- Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards plans to write an illustrated book for children with the help of his daughter, Theodora.
Annie Martin

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.
By United Press International
Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform during Super Bowl show

Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform during Super Bowl show

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Bruno Mars has invited the rock group Red Hot Chili Peppers to join him during next month's Super Bowl halftime show in New Jersey, the NFL announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
By United Press International

Plaque to mark where Jagger, RIchards met at Dartford railway station

DARTFORD, England, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The spot where Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met in 1961 will be marked with a plaque, town officials in Dartford, England, said.
Rolling Stones' London concert to air on Showtime

Rolling Stones' London concert to air on Showtime

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Showtime says it plans to air the British rock documentary "Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun -- Return to Hyde Park" Dec. 20.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
By United Press International
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Keith Richards (L) of the Rolling Stones chats with director Martin Scorsese during a press conference for the Martin Scorsese film documentary on the Rolling Stones "Shine A Light" on March 30, 2008 in New York. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in 1962 in London when multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones and pianist Ian Stewart were joined by vocalist Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards. Bassist Bill Wyman and drummer Charlie Watts completed the early lineup. Stewart, deemed unsuitable as a teen idol, was removed from the official lineup in 1963 but continued to work with the band as road manager and keyboardist until his death in 1985.

Early in the band's history Jagger and Richards formed a songwriting partnership and gradually took over leadership of the band from the increasingly troubled and erratic Jones. At first the group recorded mainly covers of American blues and R&B songs, but since the 1966 album Aftermath, their releases have mainly featured Jagger/Richards songs. Mick Taylor replaced an incapacitated Jones shortly before Jones's death in 1969. Taylor quit in 1974, and was replaced in 1975 by Faces guitarist Ronnie Wood, who has remained with the band ever since. Wyman left the Rolling Stones in 1992; bassist Darryl Jones, who is not an official band member, has worked with the group since 1994.

First popular in the UK and Europe, The Rolling Stones came to the US during the early 1960s "British Invasion". The Rolling Stones have released 22 studio albums in the UK (24 in the US), eight concert albums (nine in the US) and numerous compilations; and have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide. Sticky Fingers (1971) began a string of eight consecutive studio albums that charted at number one in the United States. Their latest album, A Bigger Bang, was released in 2005. In 1989 The Rolling Stones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2004 they were ranked number 4 in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Their image of unkempt and surly youth is one that many musicians still emulate.

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