The Rolling Stones – Music Biography

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones formed in London in 1962 with singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards forming one of rock music’s most enduring songwriting partnerships. Bassist Bill Wyman and drummer Charlie Watts completed the band’s early lineup. The Stones have released more than 20 studio albums and 9 live albums, and have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide. In 1989 the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2004 they were ranked number 4 in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Rolling Stones Guitar Lessons

Happy – Easy Songs for Beginners # 18

Check out our arrangement of this Rolling Stones classic for the single acoustic guitar, made possible by the use of open G tuning and a cool driving rhythm.

Play With Fire – Easy Songs for Beginners #38

Here’s an easy, yet slightly challenging take on a familiar strumming / picking pattern, featuring a fun Rolling Stones’ song that you’ll be playing well in no time at all.

As Tears Go By – Connecting The Dots (Part 4)

Once the basics of this Rolling Stones classic are in place, you can make the rest of the arrangement as simple or as complicated as you like.