Mick Jagger's Effortlessly Cool Life in Photos
If there's one living legend who defines the history of rock, who defines cool, and who defies the laws of cellular aging, it's Mick Jagger. He's remained one of the most famous men in music for more than half a century. Now, as he celebrates his 76th birthday, we look back at Jagger over the years.
A portrait of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, London, 1964
Mick Jagger having his hair styled at the BBC studios before an appearance on television, 1963
Mick Jagger smoking a cigarette in London, 1964
Mick Jagger posing in a fur parka, with a fur trimmed hood, 1964
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, London, 1964
Surrounded by press photographers, Mick Jagger arrives at the London law courts to appeal against his conviction on drug charges. His sentence was reduced from three months imprisonment to conditional discharge with probation, 1967.
Mick Jagger as he looks over his shoulder on an airplace, Brazil, early 1968
Group shot of English rock and roll band The Rolling Stones posed in 1968. Clockwise from top left: Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Brian Jones (1942-1969), Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones stars as Turner in the Nicolas Roeg film 'Performance'. He is using a Rolls Royce borrowed from John Lennon to film this scene in 1968.
Mick Jagger performing on stage in 1969
Mick Jagger performing on tv show in 1969
Marianne Faithfull and Mick Jagger at London Airport in 1969
Mick Jagger lies in a hammock and strums a guitar at Stephen Stills' house in Laurel Canyon, California, where the group are rehearsing for their American tour, October 1969
Policemen escort Rolling Stones lead performer Mick Jagger and his former girlfriend, Marianne Faithfull from court Jan. 26 after they were fined $480 for possession of marijuana in 1970
Keith Richards, Anita Pallenberg, their son Marlon and Mick Jagger (right) at London Airport before a flight to Copenhagen, 29th August 1970
Mick Jagger at the wheel of his Morgan Plus 8 Roadster, outside the Hotel Byblos in Saint-Tropez, France, May 1971
Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, London, May 1972
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones sitting on a chaise longue in a panama hat and two-tone shoes, October 1973
Mick Jagger performing live onstage in 1973
The Rolling Stones pose during the production of their music video for 'It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)' in June 1974 in London, England. The video was directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. From left to right, Mick Taylor, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman.
Mick Jagger limbers up before a show during the Rolling Stones Tour of the Americas, 1975
Mick Jagger keeps abreast of current affairs while travelling between concerts in the Rolling Stones' private jet during their 1975 Tour of the Americas. Also aboard is American keyboard player Billy Preston (right).
Mick Jagger in a white short-sleeved jacket, circa 1975
Jagger dancing on stage during the Rolling Stones' 1975 Tour of the Americas
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones en route for London after the group's 'Tour of the Americas', 1975
Mick Jagger performing live onstage in New York in 1975
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performing on stage during their European tour in 1976
Mick Jagger and wife Bianca Jagger at the Copacabana in New York City, 1976
Mick Jagger performs with the Rolling Stones at The San Antonio Convention Center, Texas, 6th March 1975
Mick Jagger during a concert in 1976
Andy Warhol talks to Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones at a party in New York in 1977
Mick Jagger and model Jerry Hall are seen in 1979 in Paris, France
Mick Jagger out in London in 1979
Mick Jagger travels in the back seat of a car with his girlfriend Jerry Hall, in Paris, 1979
Mick Jagger singing at Wembley Stadium in 1982
Tina Turner and Mick Jagger perform for a sold out crowd at the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1985
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on the set of the music video for 'One Hit (To the Body)' in England in May 1986
Mick Jagger and David Bowie, with Paul McCartney on left, performing on stage at The Prince's Trust 10th Birthday Party at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom on 20th June 1986
Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger attending a party in Paris in 1982
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards take an encore, circa 1990
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