Mick Jagger

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Sir Michael Phillip Jagger (better known as 'Mick Jagger', born 26.7.1943)

Mick Jagger is an English rock singer who rose to fame in the 1960s as frontman of The Rolling Stones.

Mick Jagger: Childhood

Mick Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent. His father, Basil Fanshawe Jagger, was a teacher and his mother, Eva Ensley Jagger was an active member of the Conservative Party.

Mick was a successful scholar and passed three A-levels at Dartford Grammar School and won a scholarship to London School of Economics, though he did not graduate from the college.

Jagger loved to sing as a child and sang in the church choir. Aged 19, Jagger began to perform as a singer at a London club, The Firehouse. Sharing a love of rhythm and blues music, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards moved into a Chelsea flat together with Brian Jones, where The Rolling Stones was conceived.

Mick Jagger: Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones performed their first gig as a three-piece at the Marquee Club in London. They later added drummer Charlie Watts to the lineup and recruited Andrew Loog Oldham as their manager.

The band relied on cover songs for their early chart success but Jagger and Richards soon found their feet writing their own compositions, and one of their early numbers, ''Satisfaction', was their first international hit. They were portrayed by the music press as a gang of rugged troublemakers: a far cry from the clean-cut image of The Beatles.

In 1967, Jagger was arrested and sentenced to three months imprisonment for possession of four pep pills that he had bought in Italy. The sentence was eventually reduced but this would not be Jagger's last run-in with the police.

Jagger now controls the band's business affairs, along with his friend Rupert Löwenstein. The band continues to perform, decades after their formation and Jagger continues to court controversy. On their 2005 album, A Bigger Bang, the singer openly attacks George W. Bush on the song 'Sweet Neo Con'.

The Rolling Stones were reported to have earned a combined $437 million on their A Bigger Bang tour of 2007 and they were listed in that year's Guiness World Records book for the achievement. Jagger's own fortune is estimated to be worth around £215 million.

Mick Jagger: Film career

Jagger's most famous film appearance is probably in Nicolas Roeg's 1968 film Performance. In 1970 he also appeared as a bushranger in Ned Kelly. In 1969, Jagger improvised the soundtrack to Kenneth Anger's Invocation of my Demon Brother on a Moog synthesizer. In 1978, Jagger was cast in the Rutles film, All You Need Is Cash, a take on The Beatles' 'All You Need Is Love.' Later on, he gained a reputation for playing the heavy, in films such as Freejack (1992), Bent (1997) and the Man From Elysian Fields (2002)

Jagger formed his own film company in 1995, entitled Jagged Films. Its first release was Enigma in 2001, followed by a documentary about Jagger, entitled Being Mick, the release of which coincided with the release of Goddess in the Doorway.

In 2008, Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones documentary, Shine A Light was screened in Berlin. The film features footage of the band on their A Bigger Bang tour.

Mick Jagger: Personal Life

Mick Jagger has had a number of high-profile relationships. His six-year relationship with singer Marianne Faithfull in the 1960s was widely publicized. In 1971, Jagger married Bianca Pérez-Mora Macías. They were divorced in 1980, when Bianca discovered Jagger's infidelity with Jerry Hall. Hall and Jagger lived together for a long time and had several children together. They eventually married in 1990, in a Hindu beach ceremony. This marriage was annulled in 1999 when Jerry had discovered that Jagger had fathered a child with Luciana Gimenez, during the time that he was married to her. Mick has also been linked to Chrissie Shrimpton, Bebe Buell and Carla Bruni. In total, Mick Jagger has fathered seven children, to four different women. He has three grandchildren.

In 2008, a story emerged that the Hell's Angels had plotted to kill Mick Jagger in 1969, when he refused to use them as a security service at the Altamont Free Concert.

In December 2003, Mick Jagger was awarded with a knighthood for his services to music. Some fans were disappointed that Jagger accepted the honour, arguing that it contradicted his anti-establishment views.

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1st July 2014 -

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The sister of the late L'Wren Scott isn't too happy with Mick Jagger.The grief-stricken Jan Shane has been left feeling furious after learning that the Rolling Stones frontman has already moved on with another women,...

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16th June 2014 -

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L’wren Scott’s sister, who was estranged from the fashion designer before her death, has a few choice words for Mick Jagger. 53-year-old Jan Shane has been quite vocal since the Rolling Stone began to be...

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13th June 2014 -

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At 70 year of age Mick Jagger is still as much of a lothario today as he was back in the days when he was a young playboy! Since the tragic death of Jagger’s girlfriend,...

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9th June 2014 -

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Eleven weeks after the death of his girlfriend L’Wren Scott, 70-year-old Mick Jagger has been photographed with Israeli model Noa Tishby. The picture of the pair was posted by stunning Tishby on her Instagram and...

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9th June 2014 -

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Mick Jagger has been photographed with another beautiful woman and online media outlets are all over it. After The Rolling Stones played in Tel Aviv this week, Jagger apparently spent some time with Israeli model...

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9th June 2014 -

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The sister of the late L'Wren Scott isn't happy with the recent behaviour of Mick Jagger.The Rolling Stones frontman has angered the sibling of his former love after he was photographed with a mystery young...

L'Wren Scott's Sister Slams Mick Jagger After Photos Emerge Of The Stones Frontman With A New Woman

8th June 2014 -

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Three months after L’Wren Scott’s tragic death, attributed to suicide, Mick Jagger may be moving on from life as a grieving boyfriend. Last weekend, several pictures made the rounds online, showing The Rolling Stones...

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27th May 2014 -

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Mick Jagger feels ready to hit the stage again.The Rolling Stones are heading back onto the road to continue their tour, which was postponed earlier this spring following the death of L'Wren Scott, Jagger's longtime...

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19th May 2014 -

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Sir Mick Jagger has become a great grandfather, signalling four living generations of Jaggers. Assissi Jagger, the granddaughter of Mick, has given birth to a baby girl, according to Hello! Daily News.Mick Jagger Is A...

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7th May 2014 -

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Coldplay's Chris Martin dedicated a rendition for Fix You for the grieving Rolling Stones man Mick Jagger during a show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. "It's for Mick Jagger," Martin told the...

Coldplay Unveil New Song, Pay Tribute To Mick Jagger At NYC Show

7th May 2014 -

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Coldplay spread the love to fellow rocker Mick Jagger Rolling Stones on Monday. During Coldplay’s show in New York City on Monday, May 5, Chris Martin seemed to give his condolences to The Rolling Stones...

Jason Priestley Dishes Dirt On Divas And Former Roomie Brad Pitt In Tell-All Memoir

2nd May 2014 -

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Jason Priestley has released a tell-all memoir, Jason Priestley: A Memoir, which among detailing the 90210 actor's thoughts on fame and family, dishes the dirt on celebrities that he's encountered during his long career in...

The Rolling Stones Will Recommence World Tour In May

1st April 2014 -

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28th March 2014 -

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28th March 2014 -

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L'Wren Scott's sister has claimed the funeral of the late fashion designer was "hijacked" by Mick Jagger and turned into a "media circus". The funeral, which took place on Monday (24th March), was attended by...

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27th March 2014 -

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L'Wren Scott has surprised her family by leaving her entire $9 million estate to her long-term partner, Mick Jagger. Scott's will states that the Rolling Stones rocker should receive her entire fortune and did not...

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26th March 2014 -

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Sir Mick Jagger shared "memories and words of tribute" at the private funeral of his partner L'Wren Scott In Los Angeles on Tuesday (March 25, 2014). A family spokesman confirmed the service went ahead at...

L'Wren Scott's Funeral Arrangements Fraught With Family Disagreements?

24th March 2014 -

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It has been a week since L'Wren Scott's body was discovered at her Chelsea apartment in New York and funeral arrangements appear to be in their final stages. Reports suggest the fashion designer's body is...

Mick Jagger Flies To LA To Prepare L'Wren Scott's Funeral

23rd March 2014 -

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L'Wren Scott's funeral will be held in Los Angeles, Mick Jagger's representative has confirmed to a US entertainment website.L'Wren Scott at the 2013 British Fashion Awards.The fashion designed and former model's body was discovered in...

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22nd March 2014 -

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The man behind The Rolling Stones’ iconic ‘lips’ logo has brandished rocker Mick Jagger as a “bad guy” after years of surrounding profits derived from his design. Ruby Mazur claims that Jagger even drove him...

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21st March 2014 -

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RIP L'Wren Scott: L'Wren Scott, the esteemed fashion designer and girlfriend to The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger, was found dead in her apartment on Monday having hanged herself. Read the full report. Mick and the...

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D Hurlock

Car for sale owned by micheal philipp Jagger Photos and pictures availble and copy of log book

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goldilocks

Mick, I've been writing to you now for over 26 years...sometimes I've been up and sometimes I've been down but we've all gone thru a lot of changes in our lives and we continue to move along with faith, mostly, and for me it's loving Jesus that continues to help me thru the most trying times...he's always there and that's really all you need to know about me, everything else is just personality...you're in my prayers...Love Sandy

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Mrs. Marie Jagger

I LOVE YOU MICK!PLEASE CONTACT ME!MARIE 419 629 0136

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KJ

Best wishe to all

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JOHN McCOUSTRA

HEY FOLKS HOPE YOU FEEL LIKE ME... SO GRATEFUL TO BE AROUND AT THE SAME TIME AS THE STONES, THE WORLDS FINEST ROCK & ROLL BAND. SEEN THEM SIX TIMES NOW & THEY NEVER FAIL TO PLEASE... KEEP ON ROCKIN LADSMAYBE WE WILL MEET ONE DAY... WOW, IS MY FAIRY GODMOTHER LISTENING ?

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my dream can be true when the day the person Mick Jagger want to meet a fan from venezuela named ISABEL . The rolling stones are the biggest band ever and ALL HIS MUSIC MAKE ME HAPPY ALL THE TIME ....... ISABEL. Plattsburgh NY

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Will there be a DVD recording of the Biggest Bang Concert - O2 arena - Tuesday 21st August 2007 please. I was there - concert fantastic as ever - have been going to them since 1965 (really!).Thanks - look forward to a reply.Diane

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Isabel Izzi

My world will begain when I kiss Mick LIVE!

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Devilyn Satana ...

Dear LORDDS:Please accept my report on the mortals that they want to destroy the Sun and Moon with Christian Revelations, in the Christian Bible, to put only one Devil and one Death and Demons into the Hell’s Fire of the Sea of Equity whereby thee others are doing their job because sinless ness is hard to achieve, whereby they do not know that there are sins that are not punishable as prescribed by the Old Testament, thereof. I have had visions about being in the belly of the great fish and the light was red. I have been consumed by lava, thereof. All other sins are punished by damnation and I pray for the She Devil Hells, which include the Christian Hell, wherefore they have been praying their way out but I was brought forward to Darkness to receive my orders and when I answered YES LORDD, I descended into darkness, thereof. I was upon the tree of thorns and I heard Catholic songs sang and Demon voices, wherefore, I died embodied in their thorns, Who am I?, AMEN! AMEN! AMEN! RAA! In the Old Testament the book mentions WE, thereof.Copyright © Debbie Alihusadelia!06/17/1957 or 06/17/1958?dlmccall2000@netzero.com-netladebh@yahoo.comdlmccall2000@yahoo.com

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So Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Life changes so much after your parents are gone. Hang in there, it will get better. Lucky father you have living to such a nice age. Had a wonderful life and great children. Best Wishes AlwaysWestCoastGirl

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