The Rolling Stones 50 years
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The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones in 1962 in London. Charlie Watts, left, Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones and Keith Richards. (Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones file down a Covent Garden back street in 1963, past the Donmar Rehearsal Theatre and a cart of fruit and vegetables. Charlie Watts, left, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman and Brian Jones.  (Terry O’Neill / Hulton Archive / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones during a rehearsal for ABC’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars” TV pop music show, 1964. Brian Jones, left, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. (Terry O’Neill / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs in Copenhagen in 1965. (Jan Persson / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
American television host Ed Sullivan (1902-74) talks with Mick Jagger on the set or “The Ed Sullivan Show” in New York on Sept. 11, 1966. Keith Richards watches in the background. (CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones take a stroll in a London park in January 1967. Charlie Watts, left, Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman, Keith Richards and Brian Jones. (Keystone / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards work in a recording studio July 30, 1968, during the filming of director Jean Luc Godard’s film “Sympathy For the Devil” (a.k.a. “One Plus One”). (CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 28, 1969, in New York City. (Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform at the Ernst-Merck-Halle on Sept. 14, 1970, in Hamburg, Germany. (K & K Ulf Kruger OHG / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones strategically hold copies of their album “Sticky Fingers” to promote its release on April 23, 1971. The album cover design was conceived by American pop artist Andy Warhol. Charlie Watts, left, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger. (David Montgomery / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform at London’s Marquee Club on March 26, 1971. (J. Maum / Associated Press)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger in London in May 1972. (Michael Putland / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs at Manchester Belle-Vue on Sept. 11, 1973. (Fin Costello / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform in June 1974 in London. (Michael Putland / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform in New York City in May 1975.  (Keystone France / Gamma Keystone / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger on stage at the Knebworth Fair in Hertfordshire, England, on Aug. 21, 1976.  (Michael Putland / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards messing around during the production of the music video for “Respectable” in New York in 1978. (Michael Putland / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger, left, Ron Wood and Keith Richards play a benefit concert at Oshawa Civic Auditorium in April 1979. (Richard E. Aaron / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform at the 100 Club in London in 1980. (Dave Hogan / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Keith Richards performs during a North American tour in 1981.  (Paul Natkin / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs at Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom. (Andrew Putler / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones at a party in the United States on Jan. 18, 1983. (Ebet Roberts / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger receives makeup backstage in the United States on Feb. 2, 1984. (Ebet Roberts / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger, circa 1985.  (Terry O’Neill / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones in London, 1986.  (Michael Putland / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger poses for press photographers around the release of his second solo album, “Primitive Cool,” at the Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam, on Sept. 16, 1987.  (Rob Verhorst / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs in Australia on Sept. 1, 1988. (Bob King / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones after a performance during their “Steel Wheels” tour in late 1989. (Paul Natkin / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards perform in Amsterdam on March 30, 1990.  (Ed Oedenaarden / AFP / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Keith Richards performs at the Town & Country Club, Kentish Town, London, on Dec. 18, 1992. (Ian Dickson / Redferns / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger sings at Webster Hall in New York on Feb. 9, 1993. (AFP / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger prances about the stage during the opening of the Rolling Stones concert in Birmingham, Ala., on Aug. 6, 1994. (Karim Shamsi-Basha / Associated Press)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones take a drive on Aug. 18, 1997. (Kevin Mazur / Associated Press)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Keith Richards and Mick Jagger perform at Poland’s largest stadium in Chorzow on Aug. 14, 1998. (Czarek Sokolowski / Associated Press)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs at the Pond in Anaheim in 1999. (Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger stands in front of a concert photograph of the himself situated in the new music studio at Dartford Grammar school on March 30, 2000, in Dartford, England. (Anwar Hussein / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Keith Richards and Mick Jagger on stage at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20, 2001, at the “Concert for New York,” a benefit for the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. (Beth A. Keiser / Associated Press)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JAMES PHEBY (FILES) A file picture taken in Benidorm, Spain, on September 25, 2003, shows Rolling Stones members lead singer Mick Jagger (R), Ron Wood (C) and Keith Richards (L). Most London shoppers rush by 165 Oxford Street without a second glance -- but it was here 50 years ago that The Rolling Stones played their first gig and changed the landscape of pop music forever. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones played The Marquee Club on July 12, 1962 with three others, the first time they performed under the band name which would become synomymous worldwide with excess and muscial flair. AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN/FILESJOSE JORDAN/AFP/GettyImages (Jose Jordan / AFP / Getty Images)
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Mick Jagger performs at the Hollywood Bowl on Nov. 6, 2005.

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The Rolling Stones 50 years
Keith Richards performs in Amsterdam on July 31, 2006. (Greetsia Tent / WireImage / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones perform at the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid on June 28, 2007.  (Bru Garcia / AFP / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones attend the premiere of their concert film “Shine A Light” at the Odeon Leicester Square in London on April 2, 2008.  (Jon Furniss / WireImage / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Ron Wood accepts his Outstanding Contribution award during the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards at the Park Lane Hotel in London on Nov. 2, 2009. (Ian Gavan / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards attend the “Stones in Exile” documentary screening at the Museum of Modern Art on May 11, 2010, in New York City. (Kevin Mazur / WireImage / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
Mick Jagger performs during the Grammy Awards Show at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 13, 2011.  (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)
The Rolling Stones 50 years
The Rolling Stones mark the 50th anniversary of their first ever live performance on July 12, 1962, at the Marquee club in London.  (Rankin / HBO)
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