Mick Jagger, the charismatic frontman of The Rolling Stones, has led a life filled with colorful and often humorous anecdotes that only add to his legendary status in rock and roll. Here are four  funny stories about Mick Jagger:

  1. The Mars Bar Rumor
    One of the most infamous and humorous rumors about The Rolling Stones involved Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithfull, and a Mars Bar during a police raid in 1967. The story goes that during the raid at Keith Richards’ home, Marianne was found in a compromising position with Jagger and a Mars Bar. Despite being a complete fabrication, the rumor has persisted over the years, much to the amusement and occasional annoyance of those involved. It’s a tale that has become rock ‘n’ roll lore, highlighting the wild and often exaggerated stories surrounding the band.
  2. Dancing Dismissal
    During the early days of The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger’s unique dancing style was far from universally admired. A memorable incident occurred after a show when a woman approached Jagger, completely unimpressed, and told him, “You’ll never make it, my dear. You’re just not sexy enough.” Little did she know, Jagger’s distinctive moves would become one of his trademarks and a beloved aspect of his performances.
  3. Elvis Presley’s Greeting
    When The Rolling Stones first met Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger was eager to impress the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. However, the encounter didn’t go as smoothly as Jagger might have hoped. Elvis greeted him by saying, “You look like a chicken that’s been dragged through sh*t.” This humorous greeting was a humbling moment for Jagger, albeit one that he and the band would laugh about in later years.
  4. The Vocal Guide That Stayed
    While recording the song “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” Mick Jagger sang a guide vocal for the choir parts, intending for it to be replaced later by proper choral vocals. However, the raw energy and unique charm of his guide vocal struck the band and the producers as surprisingly fitting. They decided to keep it in the final mix, making what was meant to be a temporary vocal track into a central part of one of their most iconic songs. This happy accident added a touch of authenticity and humor to the track, showcasing Jagger’s unmistakable voice in an unexpected context.

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