Back Forward Refresh Front page Help Print

Facts & Trivia

The band is named after the Muddy Water song Rollin' Stone Blues.
Nanker Phelge is a group composition pseudonym.
The Glimmer Twins are Mick Jagger & Keith Richards.
The Tongue Logo was designed by Andy Warhol (while rumours says that it was John Pasch or Craig Braun).
The 'Sticky Fingers' album cover was designed by Andy Warhol.
Snickers bought the rights to use 'Satisfaction' as a commercial theme song.
The Stones traded the rights to their 1966 hit 'Paint It Black' with Steinlager Beer Co. for a lifetime supply of lager.
The first Rolling Stones (started 1957 in England) was three Stone brothers.
Stones songs in commercials:
  Brown Sugar - Kahlua TV commercial
  Brown Sugar - Pepsi TV commercial
  You Can't Always Get What You Want - Motorola TV commercial
  I'm Free - AT&T radio advertisement
  Start Me Up - Microsoft promotion for Windows 95
  She's A Rainbow - Apple IMac TV Commercial
  Little Red Rooster - Radio3 in Holland
  Satisfaction - Snickers
  Rice Crispies Jingle - Rice Crispies
Before drums, Charlie played banjo.
Before the Stones, Brian used the artistname Elmo Lewis.
Mick's height is 5'10".
The members of the first Stones gig on July 12 1962 were Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Dick Taylor and Tony Chapman.
The Stones were the first group to recieve royalties from the Sovjet Union in 1975.
Neil Young named 'The New Barbarians'.
ABKCO (owned by Allen Klein) has the rights to all Stones recordings originally issued up to and including 1970, and the rights to all Stones compositions up to and including 1971's 'Sticky Fingers', plus some songs from 1972's 'Exile on Main St.'.
Some song working titles:
 Silver Blanket (Salt Of The Earth)
 Tall & Slender Blondes (She's So Cold)
 Wish A Woman (Dance, Pt.2)
 Bulldog (Little T & A)
Some album working titles:
  Sticky Fingers (Let It Bleed)
  April Fools (Black And Blue)
  Cosmic Christmas (Their Satanic Majesties Request)
  Blessed Poison (Bridges To Babylon)
  Tattoo (Tattoo You)
  More Fast Numbers (Some Girls)
  Tropical Disease (Exile On Main St.)
  Could You Walk On The Water? (Aftermath)
  Butt Naked (Stripped)
Keith and Bobby Keys are born the same day (December 18 1943).
According to Marianne Faithfull, Keith is a better lover than Mick.
Ronnie destroyed his nose on the 1978 tour with his cocaine abuse.
A furious Keith wrote 'Gimme Shelter' in 20 minutes when it was clear that Mick and Anita Pallenberg was not just acting in the 'Performance' sex scene. The sequence has been released as a soft porno movie in Holland.
Keith's tuning is, low to high; G D G B D (low E string removed).
The phone number to Stones publicity office (Rogers & Cowans agency, NYC) is 1--212-779-3500.
The cover model for the 'Sticky Fingers' album was Andy Warhol's favorite actor Joe Dallesandro.
Their children.

Last update: October 20 1999