Mick Jagger is a singer and songwriter who is a native of England. He is the lead singer with the rock band, The Rolling Stones. Jagger was one the founding members of the band in 1962. During a career that has spanned more than four decades he has become a rock legend. He was knighted for his services to music in 2003 and was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004.
Michael Philip Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent in 1943. Having finished second level education in 1961 he enrolled in the London School of Economics. He left in 1963 to concentrate on his musical career with the Rolling Stones. With major hits such as ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’, ‘Angie’, and ‘Miss You’ the Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones became well known international performers.
The Rolling Stones made their first tour of Ireland in January 1965. They gave performances in Belfast at the ABC Theatre on January 6th, in Dublin at the Adelphi Theatre on January 7th and in Cork at the Savoy Theatre on January 8th. On that occasion the first documentary film was made about the Rolling Stones and was called Charlie Is My Darling. The band did a second Irish tour on 3rd and 4th of September 1965.
During the years Mick Jagger has been a frequent visitor to Ireland staying at venues such as Borris House in County Carlow, Rossenarra House in County Kilkenny and Russborough House in County Wicklow. In 1982 and 2007 the Rolling Stones was the headline act in concerts at Slane Castle in County Meath.
Mick Jagger was born in the year 1943 On This Day.