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    Rolling Stones The Evergreen Stars: How Many Of Them Are Still Alive?

    Who Were The Rolling Stones? 

    The Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones

    ‘The Rollin’ Stones’ were the band’s original moniker when they formed in 1962. To match their new sound, the group’s management decided to change their name to “The Rolling Stones” in 1964. Their sound was a mix of blues, rock and roll, and rhythm.

    The Rolling Stones had a lengthy and illustrious history, with six studio albums that have all been certified gold or platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

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    Why Did They Attain Popularity?

    The band gained popularity by playing at London bars
    The band gained popularity by playing at London bars

    To get known as a rock band in the 1960s, one had to be really talented. Even more so when one’s band’s name is the Rolling Stones. Why have they gotten so well-known? They achieved notoriety while performing with Cyril Davies’ Jazz Blues Band in London bars. They started off playing modest bars in England, but with a combination of live shows and media exposure, including a well-timed appearance on “American Bandstand,” they quickly became well-known throughout Europe.

    What Were Their Top Songs? 

    'Honky Tonky Woman' by The Rolling Stones spent 4 weeks on No. 1 position on Billboard in 1969
    ‘Honky Tonky Woman’ by The Rolling Stones spent 4 weeks on No. 1 position on Billboard in 1969

    The Rolling Stones tours continue to sell out even now at every venue across the globe. Their album sales are second only to The Beatles’ which is an incredible feat given their longevity as a band. Whether it be “Miss You”, “Paint it black”, or “Honky Tonk Women”, there’s no denying that these guys have created some of the best songs in recent history including “Gimme Shelter” (1968), “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (1965), “Sympathy for the Devil” (1968), “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)” (1973), “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” (1971) and so on. 

    Which Of The Rolling Stones Member Is Dead?

    Charlie Watts
    Charlie Watts

    1. Charlie Watts

    Charlie Watts is best known as the drummer for The Rolling Stones, but he has also served as their road manager and occasional pianist. Born in 1941 in London, Watts was a jazz musician before joining The Stones. His career with The Rolling Stones began when he replied to an advertisement placed by Brian Jones who wanted to form a rhythm and blues band. He died on 24 August 2021, London, United Kingdom.

    2. Brian Jones

    Brian Jones was largely responsible for shaping and leading the Stones’ musical direction, and although his talents as a guitarist were often overshadowed by Mick Jagger’s, he was regarded by many as at least the equal of Keith Richards. He died in 1962 because of drowning. 

    Which Rolling Stones Members Are Still Alive?

    The Rolling Stones members
    The Rolling Stones members

    Originally the Rolling Stones consisted of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman and Ian Stewart. After Jones died in 1962, members Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor were often called on to play with the group. By the early 1970s, the Rolling Stones had added Mick Avory on drums and Tony Chapman on guitar. Now the following are the existing Band Members of The Rolling Stones-

    1.Mick Jagger 

    2.Keith Richards 

    3.Ronnie Wood

    4.Bill Wyman 

    5.Mick Taylor 

    6.Ian Stewart

    7.Mick Avory

    8.Tony Chapman

    9.Carlo Little

    10.Dick Taylor

    11.Colin Golding

    12.Ricky Fenson 

    To conclude, you should be aware that they have been “the world’s premier high-visibility rock band” since 1968. “On reflection, one can understand how influential the Rolling Stones were in the mid-1960s with their ground-breaking musical style,” Lennon and McCartney of The Beatles once observed.

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