The Rolling Stones album is released and reach No 1. in the UK singles chart

The band released their third single which reaches #3 on the United Kingdom singles chart in February. The single is a cover of Not Fade Away by Buddy Holly.
 
The band’s first album, The Rolling Stones, is released in the United Kingdom on April 16, followed by a release in the US on May 30 where it climbs to #11 on Billboard’s album chart. For this release, the album is retitled The Rolling Stones, England’s Newest Hitmakers.
 
The success sees the Rolling Stones tour the United States for the first time in June, where they also appear on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Hollywood Palace. Back in the UK, the Rolling Stones score their first number one song with It’s All Over Now, a song written by Bobby Womack and Shirley Womack.
 
In October, their second album 12 X 5 is released, but only in the United States, and the Rolling Stones begin their second tour of the United States by performing on the Ed Sullivan Show.