The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). Stewart was removed from the official line-up in 1963 but continued as occasional pianist until his death in 1985. Jones departed the band less than a month prior to his death in 1969, having already been replaced by Mick Taylor, who remained until 1975. Subsequently, Ronnie Wood has been on guitar in tandem with Richards. Following Wyman's departure in 1993, Darryl Jones has been the main bassist. Other notable keyboardists for the band have included Nicky Hopkins, active from 1967 to 1982; Billy Preston through the mid 1970s (most prominent on Black and Blue) and Chuck Leavell, active since 1982. The… Read all

Rolling Stones

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Area United Kingdom [GB]
Activity period From: Apr 1962 (London [GB] )
Members Tony Chapman (from Apr 1962 to Jan 1963), Bill Wyman (from Dec 1962 to Jan 1993), Mick Avory (from May 1962 to Jul 1962), Dick Taylor (from Apr 1962 to Aug 1962), Ron Wood (from Mar 1975), Brian Jones (from Apr 1962 to Jul 1969), Mick Jagger (from Apr 1962), Ian Stewart (from Apr 1962 to 1963), Mick Taylor (from Jun 1969 to Dec 1974), Keith Richards (from Apr 1962), Charlie Watts (from Jan 1963), Darryl Jones (from 1993)
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