The Rolling Stones

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  • The Band Begins

    The Band Begins
    The Rolling Stones are formed in London England, with the initial lineup being: Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, and Charlie Watts.
  • Ian Stewart Changes Role

    After little more than a year as the band's co-founder, and original keyboardist Stewart quits playing, and instead becomes the band's road manager, and occaisionally plays.
  • The First U.S. Tour

    Described by Bill Wyman as "a disaster" because the group hadn't taken hold in America yet.
  • Their First Trans-Atlantic #1 Hit

    The release of the single "Paint it Black" marks the Stones first #1 hit in both the UK and US
  • Brian Jones Leaves the Band

    In June of 1969, Brian Jones, the band's original Harmonica Player, and one of the starting lineup, leaves the band after a little over 7 years.
  • Mick Taylor Joins the Band

    Soon after Jones leaves the band, he is replaced by guitarist Mick Taylor.
  • Bill Wyman Moves On

    A founding memeber of the band, Bass player Bill Wyman leaves the Stones after 30 years.
  • Turning down a deal

    Mick Jagger and Keith Richards refuse the offer to play in the 4th Pirates of the Caribbean Movie.
  • Mick Taylor Walks out

    After many years with the band, Taylor announces that he desired to quit at a party in London.