They were touring in 2022, an incredible 60 years after their first gig in London's Marquee jazz club. As Lesley-Ann Jones writes, the Rolling Stones are "still roaming the globe like rusty tanks without a war to go to … but coming on like eternal thirty-year-olds." Also the biographer of David Bowie, John Lennon, and Freddy Mercury, Jones reveals how the ultimate anti-establishment misfits became a global brand, and one of the top rock acts of all time.
"Rather than following the well-trodden path of a chronological celebration of everything pertaining to the Stones' universe, Lesley-Ann Jones choses to train her focus on the fate and fortunes of individual band members, their women and recurring themes in the lives of the chillingly focused and thoroughly calculating Sir Mick and the comparatively chaotic and charmed (if drug-addled) lifestyle of Keith, his lifelong partner in crime."—Shindig