The Rolling Stones - Little by Little (1964)

The Stones debut album released by Decca Records in the UK on 16 April 1964 turns 50 today
Rolling Stones: Brian Jones, photo by John “Hoppy” Hopkins, 1964
The Yardbirds debut album, Five Live Yardbirds was the band’s only album featuring Eric Clapton, 1964

The Yardbirds debut album, Five Live Yardbirds was the band’s only album featuring Eric Clapton, 1964

“Ray Davies rehearsing in The Kinks’ dressing room”, September 1964
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The Kinks,  Kinksize Session EP, UK, 1964
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The Kinks,  Kinksize Session EP, UK, 1964

The Sonics, by Jini Dellaccio, 1964
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The Yarbirds (Eric Clapton Lineup), circa 1964

The Yarbirds (Eric Clapton Lineup), circa 1964

The Rolling Stones by Jean-Marie Périer, ca 1964-65 
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Prince Buster, ca 1964

Prince Buster, ca 1964

The Sonics, around the time of release of “The Witch/Keep A-Knockin" single, 1964
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The Sonics, around the time of release of “The Witch/Keep A-Knockin" single, 1964

Rockers, by Karlheinz Weinberger, Rebel Youth Series, Lake Biel, 1964

Rockers, by Karlheinz Weinberger, Rebel Youth Series, Lake Biel, 1964

Rockers, from the Rock n Roll Times Series by Jurgen Vollmer, France mid 1960s
Mod girl at Biba Boutique, London, photo by Philip Townsend, 1964
Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on the set of Ready Steady Go!, circa 1964-65

Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on the set of Ready Steady Go!, circa 1964-65