Question: Do the Rolling Stones play blues?

The Rolling Stones have done more than most to keep the blues alive, whether thats playing Chess classics to hordes of oblivious teenage girls in 1964 or making the genre their own with tracks like Midnight Rambler and Stray Cat Blues at the close of that decade.

Did the Rolling Stones play the blues?

There is nothing gimmicky or parodic about The Rolling Stones playing the blues; not back in the 1960s, nor today with their new album, has there been any indication that their music belittles or undermines the profound heritage of black blues music.

What style of music did the Rolling Stones play?

The Rolling StonesOriginLondon, EnglandGenresRock blues pop hard rock rock and rollYears active1962–presentLabelsDecca London Rolling Stones Virgin ABKCO Interscope Polydor Columbia Atlantic8 more rows

Are the Rolling Stones rhythm and blues?

Overview. The Rolling Stones were a British band, begun in the early 1960s, influenced by American rhythm and blues artists such as Little Richard, Chuck Berry, and Fats Domino, as well as jazz musician Miles Davis.

How did the blues influence the Rolling Stones?

Blues pioneers such as Howlin Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Big Bill Broonzy, and Robert Johnson had a huge impact on the young Rolling Stones, influencing Richards guitar licks and Mick Jaggers vocals and songwriting.

Who was the biggest influence on the Rolling Stones?

Blues pioneers such as Howlin Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Big Bill Broonzy, and Robert Johnson had a huge impact on the young Rolling Stones, influencing Richards guitar licks and Mick Jaggers vocals and songwriting.

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