In 1962, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time, the Rolling Stones was started in London. Named after the Muddy Waters song" Rollin' Stone, " the original band included frontman Mick Jagger, guitarists Keith Richards and Brian Jones, bassist Bill Wyman, drummer Charlie Watts and pianist Ian Stewart.
The Rolling Stones, British rock group, formed in 1962, that drew on Chicago blues stylings to create a unique vision of the dark side of post1960s counterculture. The original members were Mick Jagger (b.
Founding band members Brian Jones and childhood friends Mick Jagger and Keith Richards later joined by drummer Charlie Watts and bass player Bill Wyman formed the first lineup of the rock n roll history that was and still is The Rolling Stones.