Still going strong after four decades, The Rolling Stones are the ultimate rock band. This book explores every aspect of the music, and charts how Mick, Keith, and the boys invented rock stardom. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at their rise from the blues clubs of 60s Chelsea to the world tours and millionaire mansions. It also covers 50 essential songs and the stories behind them, plus the albums, bootlegs, soundtracks and solo projects. You'll even get to know the girlfriends, managers, and musicians, from Jerry Hall and Marianne Faithful to Andrew Loog Oldham and Nicky Hopkins. The Rolling Review section examines the movies, books, and websites---all the Stones info you'll ever need. This Rough Guide leaves no stone unturned.