|the rolling stones "in the beginning" book
In the beginning presents, for the very first time, a unique collection of over 300 intimate, iconic, and rarely seen photographs of The Rolling Stones on the brink of superstardom in the mid-sixties.
From March 1965 to May 1966, Danish photographer, Bent Rej, enjoyed unique access to The Rolling Stones, becomming one of the band's trusted inner circle of friends and associates, and accompanying them on their first full European outing: the Satisfaction tour.
"The finest single collection of Stones photographs I have ever seen"
"Society saw them as unwashed and unkempt, and while they were far from unknown in 1965, The Rolling Stones were not yet the greatest rock and roll band in the world. Having already sent shockwaves through Britain and the United States, they were about to do the same in Europe. Bent Rej's extraordinary photography captures this critical moment onstage, backstage, in private, and in public; it shows young men very definitely on a mission.From being shocked by them the world was about be awed by them - and life was never going to be the same again."
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