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The Rolling Stones at 50 (July 12, 2012)

The Rolling Stones at 50

The Rolling Stones at 50 (click on the picture to access story)

July 12, 2012 7:00 AM ET

“It is quite amazing when you think about it,” Mick JaggerRolling Stone, reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones first show on July 12th, 1962 at London’sMarquee Jazz Club. “But it was so long ago. Some of us are still here, but it’s a very  recently told  recently told different group than the one that played 50 years ago.”

Blues Alley Marquee

Blues Alley Marquee (Photo credit: Kevin H.)


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; some fans…  Read more: