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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

When you have released your 26th compilation album 'Honk', you know you've been around a long long time. Their 30 studio albums however does not put them anywhere near the top album producers in numbers (Brian Carroll known as 'Buckethead' has released over 300) that said it is the most impressive and unprecedented body of work. As most will know they were formed in 1962 with the basic original lineup of; Brian Jones who was the original bandleader (guitar, harmonica, keyboards), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar, vocals), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), and Ian Stewart (piano). Stewart soon left but continued to play under contract for many years. Brian Jones would spiral downward due to addiction and be replaced shortly before his drowning death in 1969. Mick Taylor who replaced Jones would leave after Ronnie Wood joined in 1975. No secret the heart and soul has always been Jagger and Richards.

If we stick …