To celebrate The Rolling Stones’ long-awaited Glastonbury appearance at the peak of their 50th anniversary celebrations, NME has dug into the archive to put together the ultimate guide to the ultimate rock’n’roll heroes…

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CLASSIC INTERVIEWS
From Mick opening up about money, police busts, sex and anarchism in the 60s to Keith dishing all the dirt on his drugs, guns and dad-snorting antics throughout the decades, NME uncovers the rarest and most revealing archive interviews with The Stones ever.

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THE SCANDALS
As The Stones were busy forging the counter-culture as we know it, they left a trail of outrage and arrests in their wake. We explore the truths behind the blood changes, the drug stings, the publicity stunts and the bed-swapping that made the Stones (in)famous.

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BRIAN JONES REMEMBERED
The life and times of the most tragic figure in the Stones story, retold from the NME archive.

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ON THE ROAD
NME was backstage and on the private plane on some of the biggest Stones tours of the 70s. We relive our time inside the wildest tours ever.

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THE GREATEST PICTURES
Delving into the Stones’ photographic memoir 50, we uncover the most stunning shots of the Stones through the ages.

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THE STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS
Who is Jumpin’ Jack Flash? Which drug inspired ‘Angie’? How did Keith write ‘Satisfaction’ in his sleep? The craziest Stones stories revealed.

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PLUS!
Their legacy explained! All the albums reassessed! All the monster tours revisited! Altamont Vs Hyde Park! And their most memorable film roles, celebrity hangers-on and headlines remembered!

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