When you’re discussing popular music, there aren’t many bands more popular or longer-lasting than the Rolling Stones. And when you’re talking about rock and roll singers, there aren’t many frontmen more iconic than Mick Jagger. The camera always seems to agree with Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, so there’s no time like right now to look back at some photos from his life and career.
1. Mick Jagger was born east of London
Photo date: 1946
Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones will always be associated with London, but he was born July 26, 1943, in Dartford, Kent, about 17 miles down the Thames River east of the city. His birth name is Michael Phillip Jagger. He spent most of his childhood outside the city, but we know he made it big when he moved to London full time.
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