The Rolling Stones (Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman)

1 portrait of Brian Jones

The Rolling Stones (Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman)

by Michael Cooper
C-type colour print, September 1967
21 1/4 in. x 18 3/4 in. (541 mm x 477 mm) image size
Given by Raj Prem, 2010
Photographs Collection
NPG x134855


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  • Sir Michael Philip ('Mick') Jagger (1943-), Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 49 portraits.
  • Brian Jones (1942-1969), Musician; founder and instrumentalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 15 portraits.
  • Keith Richards (1943-), Musician; guitarist and bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 22 portraits.
  • Charles Robert ('Charlie') Watts (1941-), Drummer for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 22 portraits.
  • Bill Wyman (1936-), Musician; bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones; founder of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. Sitter in 22 portraits.

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Current affairs

Harold Wilson decides to devalue the pound by nearly 15% in order to ' break out from the straitjacket' of boom and bust economics. The decision was controversial and prompted Wilson to reassure the public that the 'pound in your pocket' would not be worth any less.

Art and science

The Beatles release Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, with a record sleeve designed by pop artist, Peter Blake. The band's musical experimentation and colourful new look was an example of psychedelic, and the LP is often regarded as one of the first concept albums.

International

Che Guevara is captured and executed in Bolivia. The guerrilla leader and revolutionary icon was hunted down by the CIA and captured and shot by Bolivian Special Forces. He had been leading Bolivian insurgents in an attempt to overthrow the government.

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