At art school in 1960 Charlie Watts wrote and illustrated a book, Ode To A High Flying Bird, the bird being Charlie Parker, the jazz saxophonist.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
The band's 12th UK studio album seized the momentum of the title track, opening single and future staple of their live set.
'Goats Head Soup,' the album that Mick Jagger said contained "more thought" than 'Exile On Main St.', was released on 31 August 1973.
It follows the earlier 'Bridges To Bremen' film from the same tour and has been entirely restored, remixed and remastered for release on 8 November.
With a riff famously composed by Keith Richards in a motel room, it was the Stones' first song to top the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
The announcement was made by actor Robert Downey Jr at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena before the band's show there on Thursday night (22).
Recorded in the 70s, ‘It’s Only Rock’n’Roll (But I Like It)’ is as iconic a Rolling Stones song as any that the band cut in the 60s
The acclaimed 1978 release was soon making it six No. 1 US albums in a row for the Stones, when it replaced Gerry Rafferty’s ‘City To City’ at the top.
The band started the new decade with another American No. 1 album.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The band remember the album that, for many disciples, remains their defining hour.
Reflecting on the show, Mick Jagger said: “We were so happy to be playing Cuba in 2016. It was a wonderful experience for all of us."
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995.
In celebration of one of the UK's most distinguished guitarists and singer-writers of the past five decades.