Rolling Stones

July 26, 1974

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On this day in 1974, London graffiti artists hired by the Rolling Stones’ management spray painted various local sites as promotion for the group’s latest single, [...]

July 3, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Brian Jones was found dead in his swimming pool. Rock ‘n roll folktale has it that Jones drowned by accident or by suicide, while under the [...]

June 5, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was shot three times while exiting through a kitchen at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, where he had just delivered a speech [...]

June 2, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone Bill Wyman (aged 52 at the time) secretly married 19-year-old Mandy Smith – a marriage that would last 17 months. Wyman’s [...]

April 27, 2006

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On this day in 2006, a 62-year-old Keith Richards fell out of a palm tree and suffered a head injury while vacationing in Fiji. Richards entered a New Zealand hospital and [...]

April 16, 1971

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On this day in 1971, The Rolling Stones released ‘Brown Sugar’, the opening track and top single to their album Sticky Fingers. It was recorded over a three-day [...]

December 3, 1965

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On this day in 1965, Keith Richards was electrocuted and knocked unconscious after his guitar made contact with his microphone during the song “The Last Time” at [...]

October 29, 1987

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On this day in 1987, Rolling Stones guitarist and sometime painter, Ron Wood debuted his first public presentation, Decades, in London, featuring mostly portraits of [...]

October 26, 2010

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On this day in 2010, Keith Richards released his autobiography, Life. The book doesn’t leave out much, it tackles Richard’s years of musical adventures and [...]

May 17, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone ex-bassist Bill Wyman opened the first of his Stones-themed restaurants, Sticky Fingers, in [...]
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