From left, Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger. AP Photo/Jonathan Short.
By: Jill Lawless and Louise Dixon
LONDON (AP).- It's only rock 'n' roll, but the Rolling Stones definitely like it. The band celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first gig at a bash in London Thursday, and despite being well over retirement age, the Stones have no plans to quit. "All of this has sort of brought us back together, and we'll see what comes out of it," said guitarist Keith Richards, who revealed that the Stones have begun rehearsing for new live shows that could come later this year. It all means Jagger may need to rethink the words he sang more than 45 years ago in "Mother's Little Helper" — "What a drag it is getting old." The group is marking its half-century with no letup in its productivity or rock 'n ' roll style. At 68, Jagger is still the cool, rich frontman of the world's most successful rock band. Now in their late 60s and early 70s, the band members celebrated the anniversary by attending a retrospective photo exhibition at ... More
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years on stage with retrospective photo exhibition at London's Somerset House
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