Even though Mick Taylor's stint in the Rolling Stones lasted a mere five years, he appeared on the band's classic string of late-'60s/early-'70s albums, including 'Sticky Fingers' and 'Exile on Main St.'
As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was just getting started.
As tough as they wanted to appear, the gritty punch of the Rolling Stones was no match for the power of Ed Sullivan.
Nine months after the Rolling Stones' self-titled debut album made them stars in their native England and fired up a buzz around the rest of the globe, they released their second LP.
Though they publicly celebrated a 50th anniversary in 2012, guitarist Keith Richards says the band members themselves count January of the next year as the Rolling Stones' real beginning.
The summer of 1967 was all about exploring brave new sounds.
Holidays are made for bitching, so what better season to kick off an all-bitch edition of Clash of the Titans by pitting Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back' against the Rolling Stones' 'Bitch'?
Mick Taylor quit the Rolling Stones in December of 1974.
Don't expect to see former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, a.k.a. Johnny Rotten, in the audience at a Rolling Stones concert anytime soon.