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Im writing an english paper on the influence that The Rolling Stones had on America, and im wondering what your thoughts are on their impact on the youth culture of the time period.

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Dear Dave,
Before anything, sorry for my terribly late reply. I've been taking care of family matters and wasn't able to do it earlier.
Well, it may be kinda difficult to be concise when providing an answer.
Let alone their "rebellious" side, the Stones impact on America at the time (and surely their most important impact of all) is that, being British and white, the Stones managed to make Blues (a truly original "black" American musical form) popular in America, like nobody did before, not even the Blues originators. In other words, it only took five white guys from England who loved Blues to make it popular in the country they weren't originally from, and give it a fresh new start.
Hope this helps.

Stonely yours,
Marcelo

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Marcelo Sonaglioni

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I am able to answer all kinds of questions focused on the life and times of The Rolling Stones and their recording career, including accurate information about their huge catalog of unreleased songs and live takes, as well as collectors' items. However, I'm not the one to provide quotes or estimates about how much collectibles may be worth. Follow me on Twitter: @StonesData

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I have been a Rolling Stones non-stop fan and collector for more than 30 years now, and I've seen them live over 50 times around the world. I also got the chance to talk to them on several occasions. Although I own a very nice personal collection, I mostly consider myself a researcher and archivist, as it's information/facts about The Greatest Rock'n'Roll Band in the World I'm mostly experienced in. Last but not least, as a Stones collector myself, it's always good to get in touch with other Stones fans/collectors from around the world that can be interested in trading/swapping items.

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A wide range of Argentinian music magazines and assorted newspapers. Also currently contributing for Brazilian publications and online magazines, as well as several Stones books, fanzines and websites. Currently writing for Evaristo Cultural at http://www.evaristocultural.com.ar/

Education/Credentials
-English/Spanish/Portuguese translator -Music journalist, mostly freelance, for about 27 years now

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