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Bill Wyman apparently has an issue over the plaque placed on a pillar on the train platform at Dartford station where Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first met.  The inscription reads, "Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met on platform 2 on 17 October 1961 and went on to for The Rolling Stones - one of the most successful bands of all time.'  Wyman's objection is evidently based on Mick & Keith being credited without mention of Ian Stewart, a complaint Jagger feels is ridiculous because the meeting is what the plaque commemorates and none of the other eventual members of the band were there that day. Asked for his take on the Wyman's objections by Esquire magazine, Richards said that when Jagger mentioned that Wyman was complaining about the inscription of the plaque said to Mick, 'A plaque, I though we had a statue'.  Richards says he believes Jagger sent the band's former bass player a note saying, "if a plaque went up in Penge (Wyman's home town) station that said you were the founding member of the Rolling Stones, do you think we'd complain?"

KentOnline.co.uk

 

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