The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones

It's hard to overestimate the importance of the Rolling Stones in rock & roll history. The group, which formed in London in 1962, distilled so much of the music that had come before it and has exerted a decisive influence on so much that has come after.

Every album the group released through the early Seventies - from The Rolling Stones in 1964 to Exile on Main Street in 1972 -- is essential not simply to an understanding of the music of that era, but to an understanding of the era itself. Though the Stones were not overtly political in their early years, their obsession with African American music - from Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf to Chuck Berry, Marvin Gaye and ...

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The Rolling Stones cancel Hanging Rock concert

07 November 2014 0 comments

The Rolling Stones have announced that their concert at Hanging Rock has been cancelled, due to...

Rolling Stones announce rescheduled tour dates

15 April 2014 0 comments

It's the news Rolling Stones fans have been waiting for - rescheduled dates for their tour of...

Update: Rescheduled Rolling Stones dates announced

04 April 2014 0 comments

Good news for those of you holding onto your Rolling Stones tickets - the rescheduled dates are one ...

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