At 12, he was a session player. At 21, he got an offer to join the Stones — which he turned down. Shuggie Otis is one unusual guitarist.
The story of Brian Jones has long been focused on his troubled demise. But his contributions to the early Stones are worth another listen.
In 1963, Beatlemania was on the verge of exploding — especially in America. A new book digs into the timeline.
The first British Invasion delivered upbeat tunes based on American music. Then came a more muscular subset, aka “Camaro Rock.”