The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones is a British rock band formed on July 12, 1962, and for many years competing in popularity with The Beatles. The Rolling Stones are considered one of the most influential and successful bands in the history of rock. The Rolling Stones, which the manager Andrew Luga Oldham had intended to become a "rebellious" alternative to The Beatles, already in 1969 during the American tour was advertised as "the greatest rock and roll band in the world" and managed to keep this status to this day.
The band released twenty-two studio and eight live albums in the UK (24 and 9 respectively). Twenty-one singles were in the top ten of the UK Singles Chart, eight of them climbed to the top of the hit parade; The corresponding figures of The Rolling Stones in the Billboard Hot 100- 28 and 8.
The world circulation of albums The Rolling Stones exceeded 250 million, 200 million of them were sold in the US; For these indicators the group is one of the most successful in history. In 1989, The Rolling Stones were included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2004 took fourth place in the list of 50 greatest performers of all time, according to Rolling Stone.
On July 12, 1962, Blues Incorporated received an invitation to perform on the BBC. Since the band had to perform at the Marquee at the same time, Corner invited Brian, Mick, Keith, Ian and Dick to enter the club scene. It was at this concert that the band first performed under the name The Rolling Stones, naming themselves one of the songs of Muddy Waters of 1950.
In June, released the debut single "Come On", which rose in Britain to the 21st place. Then followed "I Wanna Be Your Man" and "Not Fade Away", 3rd place in Britain and the first hit in the American Top 50.
In 1966, The Rolling Stones decided to respond to the Beatles' chosen radical development path with their own excursion into psychedelia: Aftermath was the band's first album that did not contain cover versions. By this time, Brian Jones was already fond of a wide variety of musical trends, and this was reflected in such things as "Paint It Black" or "Going Home".
In 1994, The Rolling Stones recorded the album Voodoo Lounge, which brought them the first "Grammy" (for the best rock album). In 1994-95, The Rolling Stones set an absolute record of profitability of the tour tour - Voodoo Lounge, it became the most profitable tour of all time. The team played 62 shows instead of 28 planned and earned over 400 million dollars.
After the completion of the Rolling Stones tour in the autumn of 1995, they released the acoustic album Stripped. Two years later, the studio Bringes to Babylon; During the ensuing tour, the band broke their own record, earning about 500 million. Then another concert disk No Security was released.
Many Rolling Stones albums, such as Beggars Banquet, Let It Bleed, Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main Street, Some Girls, Tattoo You, Steel Wheels, are recognized as classics of the genre. Without the first four of these albums, not a single final, over the past 30 years, a parade of the most important works of rock'n'roll in music editions. The song Satisfaction became an internationally recognized symbol of the Rolling Stones and the rhythm and blues of the 1960s, without which any concert of the band also does.
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