Rolling Stones Trivia
The Rolling Stones will perform at The Prudential Center in Newark on December 13th and 15th. This weekend we’re featuring Jersey’s favorite “Stone’s” hits on New Jersey 101.5. To honor the occasion, I’ve dug up some fun Rolling Stone’s trivia. Enjoy!
- The Rolling Stone’s first single was released in 1963. The song was titled “Come On” and written by Chuck Berry.
- The Rolling Stone’s first number one record in the U.S. was released in 1965. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”.
- The band’s name was inspired by a song in a Muddy Water’s album. The song was “Rollin’ Stone Blues.”
- Andy Warhol designed the “Stone’s” lip and tongue logo.
- Mick Jagger has seven children.
- John Lennon and Paul McCartney sang backup on the Rolling Stone’s 1967 song “We Love You.”
- Until 1963 the band called themselves “The Rollin’ Stones.”
- Mick Jagger has a younger brother named Christopher.
- Before Charlie Watts took up the drums he played the banjo.
- Bill Wyman’s birth name is William Perks.
- The Rolling Stones recorded three Temptation’s songs. They were “My Girl”, “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”, and “Just My Imagination.”
- Keith Richard and Anita Pallenberg named their son “Marlon” after Keith’s favorite actor, Marlon Brando.
I’m sure most of you have more juicy tidbits and comments about The Rolling Stones. If you do, please share them with us by commenting below.