The Rolling Stones In The Groovy Era
By | August 20, 2018
The 1960’s in America was, without a doubt, a time of change. Moral, political and social boundaries were being challenged at the time. The words, “groovy” and “counterculture,” were both terms to describe the sign of the times. It is no secret that the United States has always been somewhat behind the “curve” when it comes to progression in any of the aforementioned areas. The American counterculture generation was in its heyday of reformation, beginning in 60’s and people, from all demographics, were jumping on the bandwagon.
Pop culture and music have always been on the radar of any given generation.
From the beginning of time and throughout history, pop culture has been known to cause a stir with the general population. There are always those who resist change but, in the end, change takes place.
The Rolling Stones were a prime example of a pop culture phenomenon; change that was resisted by some but eventually, embraced.
The First “Stable” Lineup of the Iconic, Rolling Stones…
In 1962, 6 young gents, hailing from Great Britain, became known as, The Rolling Stones. The group lineup consisted of members, Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, Ian Stewart, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards.