The Rolling Stones are an English Rock and Roll band that was formed in the early 1960’s in London, England. Current members are: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood. Within a year of their 1964 debut album the guys were being thought of as “being perceived by the youth of Britain and the world as representatives of opposition to the old, cruel order – the antidote to a class-bound, authoritarian culture. They were instrumental in making blues a major part of rock and roll, and of changing the international focus of blues culture to the less sophisticated blues typified by Chess Records artists such as Muddy Waters, writer of “Rolling Stone”, the song after which the band is named after,” said Robert Palmer, 1981 in the NYT.
Currently the Rolling Stones have a 3CD/Deluxe Edition/ Super Deluxe/ Vinyl Boxset/ Download out. 50 Tracks on the 3CD, Vinyl Boxset & Deluxe Edition, 80 Tracks on the Super Deluxe Edition – A bonus CD includes IBC Demos. A big part of the British Invasion of bands that became popular in the US in 1964-65. To now having a definitive, authorized illustrated history of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band. Titled: TASCHEN and over 500 pages of incredible images from some of the world’s greatest photographers, including, David Bailey, Peter Beard, Cecil Beaton, Bob Bonis, Anton Corbijn, Annie Leiboitz, Gered Mankowitz, Helmut Newton, Norman Parkinson, Bent Rej, and Ethan Russel. Having a forward written by President Bill Clinton and the appendix includes Stones in the media, a Stones timeline, a discography, and photographer’s biographies. It is a Limited Collector’s Edition of 1,150 copies and all copies are numbered and signed by Mick, Keith, Charlie, and Ronnie. It was produced in close collaboration with the band and charts the band’s timeless remarkable history and cool lifestyle in over 500 pages of photographs and illustrations, giving access of unprecedented rare footage from the Rolling Stones’ own archives. The Rolling Stones are still touring and making music they just came off their 14 On Fire tour. Fans were disappointed when a tour announcement was delayed this March, 19 on what the bands social media site had suggested would be considered “Satisfaction Thursday”, but even with all signs pointing towards a summer concert series fans are left still hoping for that delayed announcement to come soon.