The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts; Mick Taylor; Bill Wyman)

1 portrait of Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts; Mick Taylor; Bill Wyman), by Peter Webb, May 1971 - NPG x87570 - © Peter Webb

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The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts; Mick Taylor; Bill Wyman)

by Peter Webb
resin print, May 1971
12 in. x 10 in. (305 mm x 255 mm)
Purchased, 1998
Photographs Collection
NPG x87570

Sittersback to top

  • Sir Michael Philip ('Mick') Jagger (1943-), Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 49 portraits.
  • Keith Richards (1943-), Musician; guitarist and bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 22 portraits.
  • Michael Kevin ('Mick') Taylor (1949-), Musician, singer, songwriter and member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 5 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.

Artistback to top

  • Peter Webb, Photographer, film-director and producer, and screenwriter. Artist of 11 portraits.

Placesback to top

Events of 1971back to top

Current affairs

The United Kingdom changes to the Decimal System for currency, getting rid of shillings, and guineas and simplifying the denomination of pounds into 100 pence. This brought the British pound sterling in line with other currencies and made computer calculation easier.

Art and science

Michael Caine stars in the filmGet Carter, a British crime classic about a man who sets out to get bloody revenge on the gangsters that killed his brother.


The Immigration Act consolidated previous legislation in order to limit immigration, by requiring applicants to hold a work permit and introduced the concept of right of abode.
In Uganda, Idi Amin overthrows President Milton Obote and becomes dictator.

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