Rock legends Rolling Stones are set to be honored by the Royal Mail with 12 special stamps to be released in commemoration of the band’s 60th anniversary.
The series main set of eight stamps depicts the band’s performances at various shows in their stellar career, including their famed Hyde Park show in London in July 1969; East Rutherford, New Jersey, US, August 2019; Rotterdam, Netherlands, August 1995; Tokyo, Japan, March 1995; New York City, US, July 1972; Oslo, Norway, May 2014; Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK, August 1976; and Düsseldorf, Germany, October 2017.
Further, an additional four group images and posters are presented in a miniature sheet.
“Few bands in the history of rock have managed to carve out a career as rich and expansive as that of the Rolling Stones,” says David Gold, the Royal Mail’s director of public affairs & policy. “They have created some of modern music’s most iconic and inspirational albums, with ground-breaking live performances to match.”
The band are only the fourth music act to be honored with Royal Mail stamps after The Beatles in 2007, Pink Floyd in 2016, and Queen in 2020.
(Photo: Royal Mail)
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