Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Statues Unveiled in Hometown

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Statues Unveiled in Hometown

DARTFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Newly unveiled statues of Rolling Stones musicians Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are displayed to the public on August 10, 2023 in Dartford, England. On August 9, Dartford unveiled bronze statues by artist Amy Goodman commemorating rock legends Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, who met as teenagers at the town's train station in 1961, and formed The Rolling Stones a year later. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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This week Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were immortalized in Dartford, England, the town they both grew up in.

Two bronze statues that depict The Rolling Stones singer and guitarist are now a part of Jagger and Richards’ hometown. The statues created by sculptor Amy Goodman are named “The Glimmer Twins” after the duos’ famous nickname.

The Stones’ figures were unveiled during a ceremony August 9th where Richards’ daughter and granddaughter were both in attendance.

Dartford has honored their hometown heroes with many other tributes throughout the city including street names like Ruby Tuesday Drive and Angie Mews.


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