Few were closer to the Rolling Stones during their transformation into the world’s greatest rock n’ roll band than Bob Bonis, the tour manager for their U.S. tours between 1964 and 1966. While on the road with the Stones, Bonis snapped some 2,700 photographs of the band, which have been collected in a new book by author Larry Marion, The Lost Rolling Stones Photographs.
Keith Richards is mobbed by overzealous fans during a performance at Ratcliffe Stadium in Fresno, California, May 22, 1965.
Mick Jagger on the diving board at the Manger Town and Country Motor Lodge in Savannah during the Rolling Stones' American tour, May, 1965.
Mick goofs off while Keith pulls his best 'nanker', (a term used by the band to describe a face made by turning up the nostrils and pulling down the eyelids) on a photo shoot in a prop lot in Los Angeles, 1965.
Brian Jones and Keith Richards relax by the pool at the Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida, May 7, 1965. At this stop during their 1965 tour Keith laid down the five-note riff and lyric "I can't get no satisfaction" for the song 'Satisfaction'.
The Rolling Stones during a photoshoot at a prop lot in Los Angeles, 1965.
Keith Richards and Bill Wyman go bowling while on tour in 1965.
Mick Jagger on the road, 1965.
Brian Jones goofs around inside the RCA studios in Hollywood while recording in May of 1965.
Mick taks a break during recording sessions at the RCA studios in Hollywood, September, 1965.
Keith at the RCA recording studios in Hollywood, December, 1965.
Keith and Mick at their hotel while on tour in the States, November, 1964.
James Brown and Mick Jagger talk backstage at the T.AM.I. Show filming in 1964.
Keith Richards gives Charlie Watts a haircut backstage before their appearance on the Hullabaloo TV Show, November 11, 1965.
Mick Jagger with a fan bactage in Santa Monica, California, October 29, 1964.