The group's pact with Chrysalis Records was signed on 1 September 1977.
Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
On 7 July 1963, The Rolling Stones recorded their first TV appearance on UK TV's ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’, and their single ‘Come On’ quickly made the charts.
"Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music", surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
In January 1967 The Stones appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, playing their new 45, 'Let's Spend the Night Together'; the song caused outrage at rehearsals
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‘Danny Says,’ the feature documentary about the former manager of the Ramones, Danny Fields, is to be screened at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival.