Mick Jagger & David Bowie









Mick Jagger & David Bowie

was born on July 26, 1943 as Michael Phillip Jaggar. He was born in Dartford England. He met Keith Richards in primary school when he was five years old.After that he lost touch with Keith for a while. He started his own band in high school called Little Boy Blue & The Blue Boys. Over the next ten years he released some solo albums but none of them achieved the commercial success that the Rolling Stones did. In his late teens he met up with Keith Richards again They became friends again and not long after formed the Rolling Stones. The band included not only Keith and Mick but there was Brian Jones (guitar), Bill Wyman (Bass), and Charlie Watts (drums).

Mick Jaggar was the lead singer for the Rolling Stones and was a great influence on the era of rock and roll. He was a member of the Rolling Stones for over 20 years before he went solo in 1985. He never succeed as a soloist like he did when he was a member of the Rolling Stones. By the late 60's The Rolling Stones were right up there giving the Beatles some competition. Some of their most popular hits were, Paint it Black, Time Is On My Side, Get Off My Cloud, I Canít Get No (Satisfaction), Jumpiní Jack Flash, and many others. After a few failures as a soloist, Mick went back to the Rolling Stones in 1989. They recorded, and released the album Steelwheels which was very successful. After that they had a slow period. Mick released some more solos and had some success. In 1997 the group reunited for another album, Bridges of Babylon, and a worldwide tour. Mick continued releasing solo albums too and he has also been a guest singer on some other artistís albums.

David Bowie is a singer who is said to be a musical chameleon because he can adapt himself to different styles of music. He can follow the trends and fashions and fit in just fine. David reached his peak in his music career in the 1970's. He was a mod and a music hall entertainer in the 1960's. He changed into a hippie singer and songwriter. Before his breakthrough in 1972, he recorded a pro metal record and a pop rock album. Ziggy made David an international star but he was not satisfied just to do glitter rock. He did plastic soul, electronic music, and more. It is easy to see why he was called a music chameleon. In the early 1980's he did dance pop music. David is considered one of the most influential of all musicians. The latest information here is that David was still recording in 1989.