It Was 50 Years Ago the Other Day
On that summer night in 1962, the Rollin' Stones were Jagger on vocals, guitarists Brian Jones and Keith Richards, pianist Ian Stewart and bassist Dick Taylor. The drummer is up for debate.
ROLLING STONES AT 50
Still arguably the world's greatest rock 'n roll band. And that milestone is up for contention because Charlie didn't join the band until January of '63.
Of course Rolling Stone
is running some great reads right now:Today, Jagger admits feeling uneasy about celebrating the milestone. "One part of me goes, 'We're slightly cheating,'" he says. "Because it's not the same band, you know. Still the same name. It's only Keith and myself that are the same people, I think. I've tried to find out when Charlie's first gig was, and none of us can really remember and no one really knows. But it's an amazing achievement, and I think it's fantastic and you know I'm very proud of it."