The Rolling Stones at Stade de France
Biography of The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones, pioneers of Rock
The rock group, The Rolling Stones, was formed in 1962 in London and had 4 members: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Brian Jones (guitar) and Ian Stewart (piano). Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums) joined soon after.
In 1962, The Rolling Stones performed on stage for the first time. The main competitors of The Beatles, the group released their first 45, "Come on", in 1964.
The single, Satisfaction, became a worldwide hit. Then the group had a series of successes: Aftermath in 1966, Beggar’s Banquet in 1968.
The death of Brian Jones and the arrival of Mick Taylor
The year 1969 was marked by a tragedy: The death of Brian Jones. Mick Taylor replaced him, followed by the release of Let It Bleed and Sticky Fingers in 1971 and finally Exile on Main Street in 1972. Mick Taylor left the band soon after this. They create their own record label called Rolling Stones Records.
In 1973, The Rolling Stones releases their famous Hit single “Angie” dedicated to Angela Bowie. It was a tremendous success internationally. Following this release, they go on a worldwide tour. The band unleashes the crowds when they go outside.
The Rolling Stones comeback
After a fifty-year career, The Rolling Stones comes back altogether to celebrate this anniversary. A documentary “Crossfire Hurricane”, directed by Brett Morgan, has been released for this special moment. They also release a new Greatest Hits “GRRRR!” including two unheard songs, “Doom and Gloom” and “One More Shot”.
The Rolling Stones' previous concerts at Stade de France
July 1998The bridges to Babylon Tour
Only days after the French victory in the World Cup, the legendary rock group, The Rolling Stones, performed on stage at Stade de France on July 25, 1998.
July 2006The Stones performed at Stade de France 3 times
Between 2003 and 2007, the Rolling Stones appeared on stage at Stade de France three times on July 9, 2003, July 28, 2006 and June 16, 2007.
June 2014The "14 on Fire" tour
During their "14 on fire" world tour, The Rolling Stones performed at Stade de France on Friday, June 13, 2014.