For more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones have rocked the world—and they show no signs of stopping. Though band members have changed, the core Jagger/Richards songwriting partnership, plus drummer Charlie Watts, remain in place. The Rolling Stones describes the characters, events, music, and more from the half-century-plus rollercoaster ride that has given die-hard fans plenty of satisfaction.
Glenn Crouch has worked most of his life in the record industry, from punk bands and HMV in London to the offices of BMG and Virgin Records, where he was the senior product manager dealing with the Rolling Stones for more than a decade. He worked with the Elvis estate; Dolly Parton and Michelle Shocked at BMG; and with Van Morrison, Iggy Pop, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and Thirty Seconds to Mars at Virgin. He is now an independent artist manager and lives in Middlesex, near London.