This comprehensive book documents the nearly half-century-long story of The Rolling Stones—the group many regard as the most eminent rock band ever. * A clear timeline of key events in the life of the band that encompasses over 40 years * Images of the band members and their performances across time * Print and nonprint resources for student research * Appendices of albums, awards, film appearances, and more
For keyboardists and singers, this is THE must-own Rolling Stones songbook! This massive collection of nearly 300 pages of piano/vocal/chord sheet music captures 58 of their legendary hits, including "She's a Rainbow," "We Love You," and "You Can't Always Get What You Want." Titles: 19th Nervous Breakdown * 2000 Light Years from Home * As Tears Go By * Brown Sugar * Child of the Moon * Come On * Congratulations * Dandelion * Get Off of My Cloud * Good Times, Bad Times * Gotta Get Away * Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? * Heart of Stone * Honky Tonk Women * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * I Don't Know Why * I Just Want to Make Love to You * I Wanna Be Your Man * I Want to Be Loved * I'm Free * In Another Land * It's All Over Now * Jiving Sister Fanny * Jumpin' Jack Flash * Lady Jane * Let's Spend the Night Together * Little by Little * Little Red Rooster * Long Long While * Memo from Turner * Mother's Little Helper * No Expectations * Not Fade Away * Off the Hook * Out of Time * Paint It, Black * Play with Fire * Ruby Tuesday * Sad Day * She's a Rainbow * Stoned * Street Fighting Man * Stupid Girl * Surprise, Surprise * Sympathy for the Devil * Tell Me (You're Coming Back) * The Lantern * The Last Time * The Singer Not the Song * The Spider and the Fly * The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man * Time Is on My Side * Try a Little Harder * We Love You * What a Shame * Who's Driving Your Plane? * Wild Horses * You Can't Always Get What You Want.
From their commanding role in the so-called British Invasion of the early 1960s to their status as the elder statesmen (and British Knight) of rock and roll, the Stones have become more than an evanescent phenomenon in pop culture. They have become a touchstone not only for the history of our times?their performance at the Altamont Raceway marked the "end of the sixties," while their 1990 concert in Prague helped Czechoslovakia and other eastern bloc nations celebrate their newfound freedom (and satisfaction) out from under Moscow's thumb. Because of their longevity, the music and career of the Stones?much more than The Beatles?stand as touchstones in the personal lives of even casual Stones fans. Everyone of a certain age remembers the Stones on Ed Sullivan, the death of founder Brian Jones, their favorite songs, concerts, or videos, and their stance in the classic ?Beatles versus Stones” debates. In the wake of Keith Richards's bestselling autobiography, Life (2010), many are now reliving these events and decades from the viewpoint of the band's endearing and seemingly death-defying guitarist. The chapters in The Rolling Stones and Philosophy celebrate the Stones' place in our lives by digging into the controversies, the symbols, and meanings the band and its songs have for so many. What might you mean (and what did Mick mean) by ?sympathy for the Devil”? Did the Stones share any of the blame for the deaths at Altamont, as critic Lester Bangs charged they did in Rolling Stone magazine? What theories of ethics and personality lay behind the good-boy image of the Beatles and the bad-boy reputation the Stones acquired? If Keith Richards really had his blood replaced four separate times, does that make him a zombie? How do the Glimmer Twins help us refine our understanding of friendship? Written by a dozen philosophers and scholars who adore the Rolling Stones not only for their music, this book will become required reading for anyone seeking maximum satisfaction from "the world's greatest rock and roll band."
It's October 1977, and the Rolling Stones are in a Paris recording studio. They're under siege. Keith Richards's legal troubles after his arrest for heroin possession threaten the band's future, and the broad consensus among rock aficionados is that the band will never again reach the heights of Exile on Main Street. But Mick Jagger is writing lyrics inspired by the year he has just spent in New York City, where he was hanging out with the punks at CBGB and with the glitterati at Studio 54. And new bandmember Ron Wood is helping Richards recapture the two-guitar groove that the band had been missing since the Brian Jones era. The result? Some Girls, the band's response both to punk rock and to disco, an album that crackles with all the energy, decadence, and violence of New York in the 1970s. Weaving together the history of the band and the city, Cyrus R. K. Patell traces the genesis and legacy of the album that Jagger would later call the band's best since Let It Bleed.
This day-by-day chronicle of every live concert by the Rolling Stones from 1962 through 1982 traces their development from a band playing small clubs around London to the global phenomenon we know today. Comprehensive coverage of the shows includes set lists, venues, concert reviews, anecdotes and notable events in the lives of the band members. A list of the Stones’ radio recordings—some of which were performed before live audiences—and television performances is included, along with never-before-published posters, programs, tickets, handbills and photographs.
The Rolling Stones have now been rocking the music world for an incredible 50 years and to celebrate this achievement, Adam Pearson has researched and compiled The Rolling Stones Quiz Book. If you are a Stones’ fan who has followed the band’s amazing success story from the early days through to chart-topping success and international stardom, what better way to test your knowledge of your favourite band with the 500 questions in this new quiz book? Where, in July 1962 did the Rollin' Stones play their first gig? In November 1991 the Rolling Stones signed a three album deal with which record company? What did the Rolling Stones get nominated for in the 2013 Brit Awards? The answers to these questions and more can all be found inside this book. Packed with fascinating fans about the Rolling Stones long career in music, as well as information about the individual band members, this tribute is sure to appeal to rockers of all ages and anyone interested in finding out about one of the most successful UK bands of all time.
Experiencing the Rolling Stones draws together a broad swath of postwar history as it covers the band’s origins in Swinging London through to their recording sessions outside of England. Malvinni takes an especially close look at Keith Richards’ guitar work and its effect on the band’s music, as well as the multiple changes in the band’s members.