Rolling Stones kicks off world tour; group got its name from Muddy Waters' song, `Rollin' Stone.'

October 1997
Jet;10/06/97, Vol. 92 Issue 20, p64
Discusses the influence that blues singer-guitarist Muddy Waters had on the rock and roll group the Rolling Stones. The start of the Stones' tour at the 50,000 seat Soldier Field in Chicago, a city known for its blues; The connection between Waters' song `Rollin' Stone' and the group the Rolling Stones; Hits of the Rolling Stones and Waters; Brief details about the death of Waters.


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