This week in 1964, The Rolling Stones finally made it into the Top 10 album charts with their collection titled 12 X 5. it would make it to #3 and stay there for four weeks.
The title means 12 songs by 5 guys.
The British invasion of rock and roll was was put into motion with The Beatles TV appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The new love by American teenagers of rock from England would be added to when they got to see The Rolling Stones for first time on this day in 1964 on The Ed Sullivan Show...
Here’s video from The Beatles performance on September 6, 1964 at the former home of the Detroit Red Wings. The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry and Jackie DeShannon were other acts on the bill.
This week in 1964, The Rolling Stones had their first #1 record on the charts in England with song 'It's All Over Now'. Three months later they would be appearing in the U.S.A. at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium and a concert called "T.A.M.I" which stands for "Teenage Awards Music International".
Two icons came on the scene 51 years ago this week. April 17,1964 The Rolling Stones debut album in the U.S.A. came out called "England's Newest Hitmakers". On the same day Ford Motor Company introduced the Mustang. The Stones and the Mustang are still rocking today.