Color photograph of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in front of a red background
Mick Jagger is the lead singer and Keith Richards is the guitarist for the internationally popular rock band, The Rolling Stones. Though there have been several rotating members in the band, Jagger and Richards have always remained its core. The pair formed The Rolling Stones in London, England and started performing in the 1960's. They quickly became the gritty alternative to the Beatles and grew their fanbase with macho showmanship and swinging rhythms. A few of their many classic hits include, "Honky Tonk Woman," "Sympathy for the Devil," "Start Me Up," "Satisfaction," and "Jumpin' Jack Flash." They still tour, performing to sold-out crowds around the world.
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