The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Andrew Loog Oldham

Induction category: Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement


Andrew Loog Oldham is best known as the manager who helped propel the Rolling Stones to worldwide stardom and crafted their bad boy image so well it became both their brand and burden. As the Rolling Stones producer of record and the man who pushed Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to create original material, he helped shepherd a run of landmark recordings that continues to bear influence a half-century later. Born in London on January 29, 1944, Oldham was raised by his eccentric single mother having lost his father in World War II, several months before his birth. Music and ...

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