July 26: Mick Jagger was born in 1943
“Keep going, you’ll be all right. You’re going to last, don’t worry about it!” – Mick Jagger (asked if he could give one advice to the 20-year-old Mick Jagger), Esquire, 2012
Get out your Stones albums and celebrate!
Happy Birthday, Mick Jagger!
Great Mick Jagger montage, to the tune of Satisfaction:
“Mick is the best frontman in the world”
– Charlie Watts
Sir Michael Philip “Mick” Jagger (born 26 July 1943) , songwriter and actor, he is of course best known as the lead vocalist and a founder member of The Rolling Stones.
“I wasn’t trying to be rebellious in those days. I was just being me”
– Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger’s career has spanned over fifty years. His performance style has been said to have “opened up definitions of gendered masculinity and so laid the foundations for self-invention and sexual plasticity which are now a part of contemporary youth culture”.
Allmusic has described Jagger as “one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll”. His distinctive voice and performance, along with Keith Richards’ guitar style, have been the trademark of The Rolling Stones throughout the career of the band. In 1989, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with The Rolling Stones.
Mick Jagger, 1971:
As the lead singer for the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger is one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll. Jagger fronted the Rolling Stones for over 20 years before he began a solo career in 1985. At the time of the release of his debut solo album, She’s the Boss, it appeared that the Stones may have been approaching the end of their career, but it soon transpired that Jagger’s solo career would run concurrently with that of the band’s.
– Allmusic (Stephen Thomas Erlewine)
Tumbling Dice (From “Ladies & Gentlemen” DVD & Blu-Ray):
Album of the day:
– Egil & Hallgeir