Still going strong after four decades, The Rolling Stones are the ultimate rock band. "The Rough Guide to The Rolling Stones" explores every aspect of the music, and charts how Mick, Keith and the boys invented rock stardom. Features include: The Story: From the blues clubs of 60s Chelsea to the world tours and millionaire mansions, The Music: 50 essential songs and the stories behind them, plus the albums, bootlegs, soundtracks and solo projects, The Entourage: the girlfriends, managers and musicians, from Jerry Hall and Marianne Faithful to Andrew Loog Oldham and Nicky Hopkins, The Rolling Review: the movies, books and websites all the Stones info you'll ever need. This Rough Guide leaves no stone unturned.
Sean Egan is a journalist specialising in popular music and tennis. He has written for, Billboard, Billboard.com, Classic Rock, Discoveries, Goldmine, Record Collector, RollingStone.com, Serve And Volley, Sky Sports, Tennis World, Uncut and Vox. He is the author of books on The Verve, The Animals, Jimi Hendrix, The Creation, songwriters and The Rolling Stones (The Making Of Let It Bleed - MQ Publications; 2005)