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Mick Jagger

(1943-), Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones

Sir Michael Philip ('Mick') Jagger

Sitter in 67 portraits
Born in Dartford, and educated at Dartford Grammar School and the London School of Economics, Jagger formed the rock and roll band The Rolling Stones in 1962 with Keith Richards and Brian Jones. Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts joined soon after. One of the most successful and enduring bands of all time, The Rolling Stone's hits include Satisfaction (1965), Brown Sugar (1971), Street Fighting Man (1971) and Angie (1973). Jagger also starred in films such as Performance and Ned Kelly (both 1970). He was Knighted in 2003 for services to popular music.

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Mick Jagger, by Carol Scott - NPG x17056

Mick Jagger

by Carol Scott
cibachrome print, July 1978
NPG x17056

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30177

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print, July 1981
NPG x30177

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30178

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print, July 1981
NPG x30178

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30146

Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print, July 1981
NPG x30146

Sheet music cover for 'I Just Want to Make Love to You' by The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts), published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48520

Sheet music cover for 'I Just Want to Make Love to You' by The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts)

published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48520

Sheet music cover for 'Walking the Dog' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts), published by Hill and Range Songs (London) Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48521

Sheet music cover for 'Walking the Dog' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts)

published by Hill and Range Songs (London) Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48521

Sheet music cover for 'Around and Around' by The Rolling Stones (Bill Wyman; Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Brian Jones), published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48522

Sheet music cover for 'Around and Around' by The Rolling Stones (Bill Wyman; Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Brian Jones)

published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48522

Sheet music cover for 'Not Fade Away' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts), published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after  Crispian Woodgate - NPG D48523

Sheet music cover for 'Not Fade Away' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts)

published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after Crispian Woodgate
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48523

The Rolling Stones Song Album (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman), published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after  Gered Mankowitz - NPG D48531

The Rolling Stones Song Album (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman)

published by Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after Gered Mankowitz
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48531

The Rolling Stones on the cover of Record Songbook, May 1964 (Charlie Watts; Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Bill Wyman; Brian Jones), published by Felix McGlennon Ltd., after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48610

The Rolling Stones on the cover of Record Songbook, May 1964 (Charlie Watts; Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Bill Wyman; Brian Jones)

published by Felix McGlennon Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48610

The Rolling Stones on the cover of Rhythym & Blues Album (Brian Jones; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Keith Richards; Bill Wyman), published by Burlington Music Company Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48617

The Rolling Stones on the cover of Rhythym & Blues Album (Brian Jones; Mick Jagger; Charlie Watts; Keith Richards; Bill Wyman)

published by Burlington Music Company Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48617

Sheet music cover for 'The Last Time / Play With Fire' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Charlie Watts; Bill Wyman), published by Mirage Music Limited, published by  Nanker Phelge Music Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48525

Sheet music cover for 'The Last Time / Play With Fire' by The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards; Mick Jagger; Brian Jones; Charlie Watts; Bill Wyman)

published by Mirage Music Limited, published by Nanker Phelge Music Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1965
NPG D48525

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