Rolling Stones: The Rolling Stones

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The “Rolling Stones”, the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World”, or the “Stones” are all names of which the influential bad boys of Rock ‘n’ Roll go by. The well deserved and hardly argued title of the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World” was first bestowed upon them in the 1960s. Although there were other Rock ‘n’ Roll bands rising to fame at this time, almost simultaneously, the Rolling Stones graciously accepted the title and carried it to the top along with them, taking no breaks from the spotlight. The Rolling Stones left a lasting impression on the music industry as well as on most, if not all, of the people that have had the pleasure of enjoying their music, including myself. I was first captivated by the Stones as a kid…show more content…
The blues and soul fused style of this song is what demanded my attention. I was immediately infatuated with the song and could not get enough of the Stones. I then listened to hit after hit by the Rolling Stones and fell in love over and over again. As I grew older, I began to realize the complete impact the Stones had made on modern day bands as well as modern day music. When they were first starting off, they were portrayed as bad boys that were dangerous and too cool for school. This is a style that later bands thrived to possess. The Rolling Stones defined the look, sound, and attitude of Rock ‘n’…show more content…
They started off being influenced by Chicago blues and have since interpreted the blues style into each song they've released. They were a band that was determined to move themselves before they worried about moving the crowd.(telegraph.co.uk) There was a lasting impression left on each generation of musicians that came after them. The Stones defined the attitude, style, and sound of Rock ‘n’ Roll, as well as the drug and sex characteristics that were established as Rock ‘n’ Rolls’ lesser half. Even while the Stones were high as a kite, they managed to tour for three straight years and perform nightly. Although one should not do drugs due to the health hazards, the Stones made singing, dancing, and playing instruments look ridiculously easy while they were looped out of their minds on drugs. Trademarks such as the Rolling Stones’ tongue and lip logo, which was designed in the image of Mick Jaggers’ mouth and lips by John Pasche in 1970, have set them apart from other bands. Also, being introduced as the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World” has definitely given them the extra glam factor that set them over the

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