8/28/10

Stoned Ladies

It is very clear that the members of The Rolling Stones love women and always have. Here are some lesser known women who loved, married, dated and inspired the men of The Rolling Stones.

Chrissie Shrimpton
Chrissie Shrimpton dated Mick Jagger from 1963 to 1966. She is the sister to famed '60s model Jean Shrimpton. Mick and Chrissie's relationship is known for being less than perfect. The couple often fought and argued over power in the relationship. Mick left her for Marianne Faithfull, feeling that Chrissie wasn't changing with the times like she should be. Mick wrote the songs "Under My Thumb", "Stupid Girl", "19th Nervous Breakdown" and "Yesterday's Papers" about Chrissie, showing her negative influence on him.

Marsha Hunt
In the late sixites, Hair singer Marsha Hunt had a love affair with Mick Jagger, who was still in a relationship with Marianne Faithfull. The two had a nine or ten month relationship, resulting in Marsh having Mick's first child, daughter Karis. Though Marsha raised Karis mainly on her own, Mick stepped up later in her life, participating much more in her life. The Rolling Stones song "Brown Sugar" is written about her.




Linda Keith
Linda Keith is said to be Keith Richards first girlfriend, they began dating in 1964 and broke up in 1966. She was the one of the first people to introduce Keith to drugs. She had a brief relationship with Brian Jones in 1967, then went on to become one of Jimi Hendrix's high profile girlfriends. Brian Jones and Keith Richards wrote the song "Ruby Tuesday" about her once she went off to be with Hendrix.
Linda Keith and Brian Jones


Bianca Macias
Bianca, also known as Miss B, met Mick Jagger in France in 1970. In 1971, while she was 4 months pregnant, the two married in Saint Tropez, France. The two had a daughter named Jade born in 1971. Bianca is known for being a social and human rights activist, and was a regular at Studio 54. The two divorced in 1979, though Bianca has said that "My marriage ended on my wedding day". Bianca kept the last name Jagger. Mick wrote the song "Luxury" and "Respectable" about her.


Shirley Shepherd
Shirley Shepherd met Charlie Watts in the early 60s, before the band had become successful. The two secretly married on October 14, 1964. They have one daughter Seraphina Watts, born in 1968. They are still together today.


Astrid Lundstrom
Astrid Lundstrom was Bill Wyman's common-law wife from 1967 till 1983. Astrid helped raise Bill's son Stephan from a previous marriage.


Patti Hansen
Patti Hansen was a successful model in the 70s and 80s. In 1983 she married Keith Richards, whom she had met a few years earlier. The two have two daughters, Theodora, born in 1985, and Alexandra, born in 1986, who both have become successful models. Patti and Keith are still together today.
Patti with daughters 


Jerry Hall
Jerry Hall, a top model of the 70s and 80s, began dating Mick Jagger in 1977. The couple didn't get married until 1990 in an unofficial Balinese ceremony. Their common-law marriage ended in 1999. The two had four children together, Elizabeth, born in 1984, James, born in 1985, Georgia May, born in 1992, and Gabriel born in 1997.


Mandy Smith
Mandy Smith started dating Bill Wyman in 1983, she being 13, Wyman being 47. The two stayed together and got married in 1989 when she became legal. They divorced in 1991.


Uschi Obermaier
Uschi Obermaier was a main figure in the sexual revolution of the late 60s and 70s, being the first woman to pose full frontally nude on the cover of a magazine. She had relationships with both Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the 70s, hanging out and touring with them while their wife and girlfriend were away.

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