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The Rolling Stones are an English rock group that formed in London in 1962. First popular in Europe, they quickly became successful in North America during the "British Invasion" of the mid-60s. Since then, their worldwide sales are estimated at more than 200 million albums. In 1989, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2004, they ranked number 4 in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked the Rolling Stones at number ten on "The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists", and as the second most successful group in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The group was formed by Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ian Stewart, who met as schoolmates in Dartford, Kent. They took their name from a Muddy Waters song called "Rollin' Stone Blues", and made their live debut at London's Marquee Club (minus Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts). They start playing pubs and clubs around the city and suburbs. Bill Wyman joined later that year (the popular story is that he was asked because he had his own amplifier). In January 1963, Charlie Watts joined the Stones. The band gigged constantly, with residencies at venues like Ealing Jazz Club, Ken Colyer's Studio 51, and Eel Pie Island in Twickenham. Their weekly performances at the Crawdaddy at Richmond's Station Hotel resulted in ecstatic press reviews, and in April Andrew Loog Oldham saw them there and signed them to his management company the next day. He started the "Would you let your daughter marry a Rolling Stone" press campaign, which set the tone for their career. In May 1963, the Stones were signed to Decca Records by the same man who had turned down the Beatles. A month later "Come On", the first Rolling Stones single, was released, and reached number two in the U.K. charts. The fifth member of the group, Brian Jones, left on 8th June 1969, saying that he wanted to form a new group. He was replaced by Mick Taylor, formerly in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. In 1971 the Stones, whose contract with Decca had expired, launched their Rolling Stones Records label. In December 1974 Taylor left the group in order to pursue a solo career. He was replaced in 1975 by Ronnie Wood. Since Wyman left the Stones in 1993, the band has consisted of Jagger, Richards, Watts and guitarist Ronnie Wood. In studio and live performances, Darryl Jones (bassist) and Chuck Leavell (keyboardist) also serve as a regular contributors. All the members have also undertaken solo projects of various kinds. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Tracks We Played

Start Me Up

Tattoo You
Last Played on November 11, 2015 5:30pm

I Wanna Be Your Man

Last Played on October 07, 2015 5:03pm

Jumpin' Jack Flash

The London Years (Single)
Last Played on July 06, 2015 3:08pm

Can't You Hear Me Knocking

Sticky Fingers
Last Played on June 23, 2015 5:03pm


Exile on Main St.
Last Played on April 18, 2015 11:59am

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Let It Bleed
Last Played on April 13, 2015 3:54am

Get Off Of My Cloud

December's Childern (And Everybody's)
Last Played on March 18, 2015 9:13pm


Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2)
Last Played on March 04, 2015 11:14pm

Let's Spend the Night Together

Last Played on March 04, 2015 1:14pm

Heart Of Stone

Out Of Our Heads
Last Played on February 08, 2015 12:58am

Emotional Rescue

Emotional Rescue
Last Played on January 25, 2015 6:13pm

Miss You

Some Girls
Last Played on January 24, 2015 2:15am

Time Is On My Side

12 X 5
Last Played on January 19, 2015 12:18pm


Some Girls
Last Played on December 29, 2014 5:16am

Brown Sugar

Last Played on December 02, 2014 5:05pm

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)

Goats Head Soup
Last Played on August 29, 2014 8:37pm

When The Whip Comes Down

Some Girls
Last Played on August 15, 2014 5:20am

Waiting On a Friend

Tattoo You
Last Played on August 01, 2014 5:15pm

Hot Stuff

Black And Blue
Last Played on July 18, 2014 6:29am

Monkey Man

Let It Bleed
Last Played on July 11, 2014 6:18pm

Gimme Shelter

Let It Bleed
Last Played on June 15, 2014 4:40am

Street Fighting Man

Beggars Banquet
Last Played on June 12, 2014 1:51pm

Mother's Little Helper

Hot Rocks 1964-1971
Last Played on May 10, 2014 10:25am

She Saw Me Coming

A Bigger Bang
Last Played on May 04, 2014 10:25pm

Midnight Rambler

Let It Bleed
Last Played on April 30, 2014 1:00pm

Plundered My Soul

Exile On Mainstreet Re-issue
Last Played on March 20, 2014 2:04am

Sympathy for the Devil

Beggars Banquet
Last Played on March 07, 2014 3:46pm

It's Only Rock N' Roll

Last Played on February 24, 2014 2:55pm


Sticky Fingers
Last Played on January 17, 2014 5:02pm

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

Hots Rocks, 1964-1971
Last Played on January 13, 2014 10:03am

Doom And Gloom

Last Played on January 12, 2014 10:48pm


Tattoo You


Tattoo You


Rough Justice

A Bigger Bang


The Rolling Stones


A Bigger Bang


Sticky Fingers

Worried About You


Can't You Hear Me Knocking


Goats Head Soup


Hot Rocks 1964-1971


Tattoo You


Emotional Rescue

I Wanna Be Your Man


Sticky Fingers


Bridges To Babylon



Between The Buttons

Cant You Hear Me Knocking


December's Children (And Everybody's)


Some Girls

Salt Of The Earth