Jagger and Richards' song-writing partnership later contributed to their taking the leadership role from Jones in the group.
After a series of fill-ins, bassist Bill Wyman joined in December 1962 and drummer Charlie Watts joined in January 1963, completing the first stable line-up.
Wyman quit in 1993; bassist Darryl Jones, who is not an official band member, has worked with the group since then.
They have released 23 studio albums in the UK (25 in the US), 19 live albums and numerous compilations; and have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide.
His health had also been affected by drug use, and as a result of the drug busts he was unable to gain a visa to tour in America.
Former Faces guitarist Ronnie Wood stepped in, became an official member in February 1976 and has been with the band ever since. How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business? Michael Jackson - Beat It The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.Confusingly, by the time it was released as a single in 1970 it too had been named Voodoo Chile. Music Radar.com's editor-in-chief Mike Goldsmith said: ''Nearly 40 years after his untimely death, Jimi Hendrix is still the undisputed heavyweight champion of rock guitar.