Brian Jones

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No drone unturned: tracing the sound that unites ancient and modern
From primitive instruments and sacred chants to today’s minimalist electronica and metal, drone music has a long and mystical history. A new book investigates

Harry Sword

10, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet: Michael Joseph's best photograph
‘When I told the caretaker of the house the Stones were a bit wild, he asked if there would be any naked ladies – because they charged £10 extra for that’

Interview by Henry Yates

17, Oct, 2019 @5:01 AM

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Saturation 70: the Gram Parsons UFO film that never flew
Years before Star Wars, a maverick director led a crew into the desert to film a psychedelic science fiction epic – starring the country singer and the five-year-old son of Rolling Stone Brian Jones. Now unseen photographs will tell the bizarre story, writes Chris Campion

Chris Campion

05, Sep, 2014 @1:59 PM

The Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz – in pictures

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary, veteran photographer Gered Mankowitz is selling his classic pictures of the band

Sarah Gilbert

07, Nov, 2013 @7:00 AM

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Amy, 27: Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club by Howard Sounes – review
Dorian Lynskey: Howard Sounes's biography of Amy Winehouse loses its way when its shoehorns other dead rock stars into the mix

Dorian Lynskey

17, Aug, 2013 @11:03 PM

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Marianne Faithfull: 'I don't think I had any choice but to be decadent'

The star of pop and film talks to Dave Simpson about being cast as a sex kitten of the 60s, drugs, homelessness, and why she will never sell Mick Jagger's love letters

Dave Simpson

10, Jan, 2013 @7:00 PM

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Start it up: the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' first gig

Fifty years ago this week, a nervous band called the Rollin' Stones played their first gig – to a bemused crowd of jazz fans. Christopher Sandford, the band's biographer, on the beginning of a revolution

Christopher Sandford

09, Jul, 2012 @6:01 PM

The Rolling Stones at 50 - in pictures

In the half-century since playing their first gig in 1962 at the Marquee Club on London's Oxford Street, the Rolling Stones have shown a remarkable visual flair – as shown in these pictures from The Rolling Stones 50, a new book commemorating the band's career

09, Jul, 2012 @6:00 PM

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Rock'n'roll adventures of the Rolling Stones
Stanley Booth's 1984 book about the Rolling Stones gives a glimpse of the group in their heyday to those doomed to know them only as the biggest heritage act. Richard Williams welcomes its reissue

Richard Williams

06, Apr, 2012 @9:54 PM

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July 1969: Rolling Stones Hyde Park gig marred by death of Brian Jones
The death of Brian Jones on 3 July 1969 led to a poignant tribute at the Rolling Stones concert two days later

Katy Stoddard

07, Jul, 2011 @8:00 PM

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Police review new evidence in Rolling Stones guitarist's death
New documents emerge relating to 1969 death of Brian Jones, which was ruled an accidental drowning

James Sturcke and agencies

01, Sep, 2009 @8:24 AM

Review: Brian Jones: The Untold Life and Mysterious Death of a Rock Legend by Laura Jackson

Paperback of the week: Brian Jones: The Untold Life and Mysterious Death of a Rock Legend by Laura Jackson
A well-researched biography that thoroughly explores the murder angle to Jones's death, writes Gareth Grundy

Gareth Grundy

06, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

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