The Rolling Stones Launch Their Successful Career 50 Years Ago
It was this week in 1964,The Rolling Stones self-titled debut album hit the #1 spot on the charts in England and would hold that position for 12 weeks. The album would spend almost a year (51 weeks) on the U.K. charts. At the same time here in the U.S.A. The Rolling Stones cover of Buddy Holly’s “Not Fade Away” would become the bands first charting single in America topping out at #48.