Eng. rock group formed in London 1962. Orig members were Mick (Michael Philip) Jagger (b 1944) v., Keith Richard (b 1944) v. and guitar, Brian Jones (1944–69) guitar and harmonica, Charlie (Charles Robert) Watts (b 1942) drums, and Bill Wyman (b 1941) bass guitar. Jones's place was taken in 1969 by Mick Taylor, who was succeeded in 1974 by Ron Wood. By 1964 Jagger and Richard were composing most of their material and the group attracted a large following notwithstanding, perhaps because of, its rebellious mode of dress and behaviour. Their songs included Satisfaction, Mother's Little Helper, and Let's Spend the Night Together. Jagger increasingly became a cult figure among the avant‐garde of the pop world.