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R.I.P Demis Roussos

Demis Roussos rose to fame as part of Greek prog band Aphrodite’s Child formed in 1967 (the quartet included synth pioneer Vangelis too), before embarking on a hugely successful solo career.

15 June 1946 – 25 January 2015

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50th anniversary photo: the Rolling Stones

In 2022, it’ll be the 60th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ first gig at London’s Marquee Jazz Club!

Unfortunately Charlie Watts won’t be on the photos anymore.

And, BTW, the drummer who played 60 years ago is still up for debate among fans…

Rolling Stones - 50th anniversary photo - London
(c) Rankin

This photo of the Rolling Stones by world famous photographer Rankin was taken in London to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rollin’ Stones first ever live performance on 12 July 1962 at the iconic venue on London’s Oxford Street.

Rolling Stones - one more shot live

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Update

The Rolling Stones are being honoured on new British stamps, which goes on sale on Jan. 20, as the legendary rock band marks their 60th anniversary this year.

The Rolling Stones - anniversary stamps