Happy 69th, Mick Jagger!

The Lucifer of rock, the paradigm of the rock superstar as Pied Piper, tribal medicine man, unholy roller, the Dionysus of the rebellious young millions who in the 60’s made rock music the official language of their unfocused but unmistakable disaffection from tradition.

Newsweek January 4, 1971

Happy 69th, Mick Jagger!


The Lucifer of rock, the paradigm of the rock superstar as Pied Piper, tribal medicine man, unholy roller, the Dionysus of the rebellious young millions who in the 60’s made rock music the official language of their unfocused but unmistakable disaffection from tradition.

Newsweek January 4, 1971



"We generate more more excitement than the Beatles because we go on casually dressed like the audience. The Beatles are idols now. The kids can’t really identify with them. But we, we identify with the kids."

Rolling Stone Brian Jones, who would be 70 today.

Newsweek November 29, 1965