The Rolling Stones are iconic legends within the music world thanks to their provocative lyrics and unmistakable sound, but do you remember much more about them? Let’s find out in this Rolling Stone Trivia.
Mick Jagger’s moves are something we can all picture in our heads, along with his sequined jumpsuits, bold eyeshadow, bright suits, and quintessentially 70s bouffant hairstyle.
The other members of the band are by no means wallflowers!
Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood have certainly had their fair share of antics over the years.
But what about the rest of the band, how much do you know about
Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Mick Taylor?
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1962, The Rolling Stones have been shocking audiences, tabloids, and parents with not just their music, but notorious scandals too.
best-selling singles over the years though, it’s obvious this is the reason why they are still so relevant to this day.
We hope you get the satisfaction you desire from playing this first round.
1: Released in February 1964, what was the title of The Rolling Stones debut album?
Not Fade Away / Little by Little.
2: What was The Stones first number-one single in America?
3: What is the name of the Hindu goddess who inspired the band's logo?
4: What year did The Rolling Stones receive the MTV Video Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award?
5: On the 18th of February 2006, The Rolling Stones performed to their largest crowd of 1.5 million people during a free concert. Where did the gig take place?
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro.
6: During a bust on one of The Stones acid fuelled parties in 1967, what did the group mistake eighteen policemen for?
A gang of identical blue dwarfs.
7: What was written on the controversial newspaper advert that the band placed over Christmas in 1963, which was in retaliation to the public's opinion of the band’s hairstyles?
Best wishes to all the starving hairdresser and their families.
8: How many number-one hits have The Rolling Stones had on the Billboard Hot 100?
9: Which Rolling Stones track did Paul McCartney and John Lennon sing backing vocals on?
We Love You.
10: Which legendary artist created the album cover for Sticky Fingers?
11: What year were The Rolling Stones inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
12: Which member of the band was knighted in 2003 for his services to popular music?
13: Which Beatles album premiere party did three members of The Rolling Stones crash in retaliation for not being invited?
A Hard Day’s Night.
14: Which director has used the song Gimme Shelter in four of his films?
15: Which legendary film director was one of the cameramen for the 1970 Rolling Stones documentary Gimme Shelter?
Members of The Rolling Stones Trivia Questions
Every member of
The Rolling Stones has their own uniquely fascinating background, but how much do you remember about the guys who stayed in the shadows?
Do you remember who brought the
band together, who performed in front of the Queen as a child, and who came up with the name The Rolling Stones?
In this second round, we will delve into the lives of the seven men who shaped the way for modern-day
rock and roll music.
We’re wastin’ time!
1: How long did Mick Jagger spend in jail following his arrest for drug possession in July 1967?
2: Mick Taylor's first live performance with The Rolling Stones was in 1969 at a free concert in Hyde Park. Who passed away two days previously which resulted in the show turning into a tribute?
3: Which English region was co-founder of The Rolling Stones Ian Stewart born?
4: How many children does Ronnie Wood have?
5: Bill Wyman left The Stones in 1992 before forming his own band in 1997. What is the name of the band who are still active and releasing music today?
Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings.
6: Following the death of bandmate Charlie Watts in 2021, how many days was The Rolling Stones official website changed to a single picture of Charlie in memory of him?
7: Which Pirates of the Caribbean film did Keith Richards first play Captain Jack Sparrow's father?
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
8: How old was Mick Jagger when he pursued twenty-three-year-old Angelina Jolie, only to leave her during their first date to have relations with Farrah Fawcett?
9: Which former member of the band came up with the name The Rolling Stones?
10: Which Hollywood hotel did Keith Richards famously throw a TV set off a balcony into the parking lot in 1972?
The Continental Hyatt House West Hollywood.
11: Where did former classmates Keith Richards and Mick Jagger have a chance encounter and decide to start a band in 1961?
Dartford Train Station.
12: Which member of The Rolling Stones performed in front of Queen Elizabeth II as part of a primary school boy’s soprano trio at Westminster Abbey?
Songs From The Rolling Stones Trivia Questions
The Rolling Stones have recorded a whopping 422
songs in the past six decades, including 71 albums in total and 121 singles.
We can all name at least one song and can sing along with a decent handful of them.
Spotify statistics show that The Rolling Stones have, on average, 22.4 million monthly listeners, with songs like “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” having more than 600 million streams!
In this round, we’ve taken a line from one of their songs, and your challenge is to guess the title. No hint’s, no clues – just pure, unadulterated rock and roll!
Can you rise to the task and prove yourself a true Stones fan?
It’s time to shine!
1: ‘I see the girls walk by, dressed in their summer clothes.’
Paint It, Black.
2: ‘Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name.’
Sympathy For The Devil.
3: ‘Have you seen her all in gold? Like a queen in days of old.’
She’s A Rainbow.
4: ‘Well, I hope you won’t see me in my ragged company.’
5: ‘When I’m ridin’ round the world, and I’m doin’ this, and I’m singin’ that.’
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
6: ‘Burns like a red coal carpet, mad bull lost its way.’
7: ‘Don’t question why she needs to be so free.’
8: ‘It’s a squirmin’ dog who’s just had her day.’
Under My Thumb.
9: ‘Don’t hang me up, and don’t let me down.’
Let’s Spend The Night Together.
10: ‘Women think I’m tasty, but they’re always tryin’ to waste me.’
Collaborations With The Rolling Stones Trivia Questions
Collaborations have always been an interesting way for
musicians to evolve, learn, and gain interest from a wider audience.
The Rolling Stones are no exception and have had some awesome collaborations over the years, from fellow
megastars to widely unknown small-town bands.
Not all collaborations have gone to plan, like
Mick Jagger’s 2017 single with rapper Skepta which got torn up by fans and the media, but hey, all publicity is good publicity.
It’s time for a new playlist; you might want to listen to a few of these collabs.
Let the fun begin!
1: What song did The Stones perform with Taylor Swift in 2013 at United Centre in Chicago?
As Tears Go By.
2: The Rolling Stones shared the stage with Tom Waits in 2013 for a rendition of Little Red Rooster. What tour was this during?
50 and Counting Tour.
3: Which female artist shared the stage with The Stones during a 2018 performance of Wild Horses at London Stadium?
4: What was the name of the 2017 song by Mick Jagger and Skepta?
5: Where did The Stones perform their hit Honkey Tonk Woman with Sheryl Crow in 2003?
Madison Square Garden, New York.
6: How many cameos does Eric Clapton have on The Stones 2016 album Everybody Knows About My Good Thing?
7: Which two 60s rock and roll legends confirmed in February 2023 that they will feature on the Rolling Stones next album?
Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr.
8: 2011 pop song T.H.E by Will.I.Am and Jennifer Lopez featured Mick Jagger. What does T.H.E. stand for?
The Hardest Ever.
9: Mick Jagger recorded the single State of Shock with Michael Jackson in 1984, but who was supposed to collaborate with Michael on the track before having to step down due to their schedule?
10: Why did Mick Jagger and David Bowie record Dancing In The Street together in 1985?
To raise money for Live Aid.
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