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The Rolling Stones


7 People in sitter grouping:

Formed in 1962, led by front man Mick Jagger, and represented by the iconic red lips and tongue logo designed by Jon Pasche in 1970, Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood have been playing their hits such as Paint it Black, I Can't Get No (Satisfaction) and Ruby Tuesday to huge audiences all over the world for over 50 years. Present on 'Hall of Fame' lists on both sides of the Atlantic, The Stones estimated record sales are valued at over £250 million, reflective of their impressive collection of Chart No. 1's, Grammy, MTV and NME awards.

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

1943-
Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones
Sitter in 67 portraits
Brian Jones

Brian Jones

1942-1969
Musician; founder and instrumentalist for the Rolling Stones
Sitter in 31 portraits
Keith Richards

Keith Richards

1943-
Musician; guitarist and bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones
Sitter in 39 portraits
Charlie Watts

Charlie Watts

1941-
Drummer for the Rolling Stones
Sitter in 38 portraits
Ronnie Wood

Ronnie Wood

1947-
Musician; guitarist for the Rolling Stones and Faces
Sitter in 4 portraits
Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman

1936-
Musician; bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones; founder of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
Sitter in 38 portraits
Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor

1949-
Musician, singer, songwriter and member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Rolling Stones
Sitter in 5 portraits

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Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

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