The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones are often said to be "The world's Greatest rock band." They have earned the title if not by their musical career, then definitely for the longevity of the band. Ever since the formation of the band in London, England 1962, they have been on the move. The "Stones", as the band became known, was formed by childhood friends, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. One of the Stone's most popular songs is "Satisfaction." The chorus of the song relays the message of never being satisfied. This message really reflects on their musical career. The band hasn't stopped all this time and continues to maintain a rather large following, to say the least. The band has this mentality to never give up and push through the good times and the bad. The Rolling Stones' music appeals to a vast amount of different people. They have stuck around so long that they are constantly re-inventing themselves.No rock band has sustained consistent activity and global popularity for so long a period as the Rolling Stones, . Since they are constantly revamping the band, this leads new generations to discover the Rolling Stones. This also helps to keep the music alive. If it weren't for the new generation's following, the music wouldn't still be popular today. The Rolling Stones are one of the best rock and roll bands of the twentieth century.

It is hard to believe but the Rolling Stones are into their fifth decade playing together. Jagger and Richards started the band in London. They were actually friends as children and went to elementary school together in Dartford, Kent. However, their families moved away and they lost touch. It wasn't until Keith and Mick saw each other at a train station several years later that they would re-instate their friendship. Jagger was carrying Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records. This sparked and interest between the two and lead them to become friends again. The two formed a band, added Brian Jones, Watts, and Wyman and the Rolling Stones...
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