By the time the Rolling Stones began calling themselves the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the late '60s, they had already staked out an impressive claim on the title. As the self-consciously dangerous alternative to the bouncy Merseybeat of the Beatles in the British Invasion, the Stones had pioneered the gritty, hard-driving blues-based rock & roll that came to define hard rock. With his preening machismo and latent maliciousness, Mick Jagger became the prototypical rock frontman, tempering his macho showmanship with a detached, campy irony while Keith Richards and Brian Jones wrote the blueprint for sinewy, interlocking rhythm guitars. Backed by the strong yet subtly swinging rhythm section of bassist Bill Wyman and drummer Charlie Watts, the Stones became the breakout band of the British blues scene, eclipsing such ...
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The Rolling Stones (England's Newest Hit Makers) 1964 The Rolling Stones (England's Newest Hit Makers) ABKCO Records
 
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12 X 5 1964 12 X 5 ABKCO Records
 
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The Rolling Stones No. 2 1965 The Rolling Stones No. 2 Decca
 
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The Rolling Stones, Now! 1965 The Rolling Stones, Now! ABKCO Records
 
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Out of Our Heads 1965 Out of Our Heads ABKCO Records
 
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December's Children (And Everybody's) 1965 December's Children (And Everybody's) ABKCO Records
 
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Aftermath 1966 Aftermath ABKCO Records
 
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Got Live If You Want It! 1966 Got Live If You Want It! ABKCO Records / Universal
 
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Between the Buttons 1967 Between the Buttons ABKCO Records
 
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Flowers 1967 Flowers ABKCO Records
 
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Their Satanic Majesties Request 1967 Their Satanic Majesties Request ABKCO Records
 
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Beggars Banquet 1968 Beggars Banquet ABKCO Records
 
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Let It Bleed 1969 Let It Bleed ABKCO Records
 
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Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! 1970 Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! ABKCO Records
 
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Sticky Fingers 1971 Sticky Fingers Virgin
 
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Exile on Main St. 1972 Exile on Main St. Virgin
 
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Goats Head Soup 1973 Goats Head Soup Interscope / Polydor
 
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It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 1974 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll Virgin
 
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Black and Blue 1976 Black and Blue Virgin
 
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Love You Live 1977 Love You Live Virgin
 
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Some Girls 1978 Some Girls Universal
 
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Emotional Rescue 1980 Emotional Rescue Universal
 
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Tattoo You 1981 Tattoo You Virgin
 
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Still Life 1982 Still Life Virgin
 
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Undercover 1983 Undercover Universal
 
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Dirty Work 1986 Dirty Work Virgin
 
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Steel Wheels 1989 Steel Wheels Virgin
 
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Flashpoint 1991 Flashpoint Virgin
 
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Voodoo Lounge 1994 Voodoo Lounge Virgin
 
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Stripped 1995 Stripped Virgin
 
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Bridges to Babylon 1997 Bridges to Babylon Virgin
 
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No Security 1998 No Security Virgin
 
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Live Licks 2004 Live Licks Virgin
 
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A Bigger Bang 2005 A Bigger Bang Virgin
 
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Shine a Light 2008 Shine a Light Interscope
 
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Blue & Lonesome 2016 Blue & Lonesome Interscope / Polydor
 
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