Then (Brian) was with Suki (Poitier). She made him happy, I think. Maybe she was the next best thing to Anita. I think that's what he was so after. She looked like Anita in the earlier days. They looked like sisters... They seemed happy. But I think that was the thing with Brian, losing Anita.

  - Shirley Arnold, Stones' secretary (1964-1972)


Suki Poitier, companion of Brian Jones (1967-1969)
Never married, no children

The worst thing about it all about being with Mick was this rule he laid down that you must NEVER show emotion, in case people realized you weren't cool. Over the months, everything used to get bottled up inside of me... Mick's affairs DID bother me. But that wasn't as bad as the feeling of being pinned against the wall by the whole superstar thing.

   - Marianne Faithfull

I truly didn't want to damage Mick anymore than I had. People always assume I became a junkie while I was still with him but I didn't. It was still an experiment I was making with my eyes open... I did love Mick very much, and he loved me. But I felt that an era was over and nothing could ever be the same again.

    - Marianne Faithfull, on breaking up with Mick in 1970

Marsha Hunt, secret companion of Mick Jagger (1970)
Never married
Children: Karis (1970)

The elephant's in the bedroom                                                        Bit off more than I can chew
Throwing all his weight about                                                         And I knew what it was leading to
And I'm locked in the bathroom                                                      Some things well I can't refuse
Your screams are gonna drown me out                                          One of them, one of them the bedroom blues
   - Sad Sad Sad  (Jagger/Richards), 1989                                            - Let It Loose  (Jagger/Richards), 1972

I saw her today at the reception                                        Oh your love is just sweet addiction
In her glass was a bleeding  man                                       I can't clean you out of my veins
She was practiced at the arts of deception                       It's a life-long addiction
I could tell by her blood-stained hands                            That has damaged my brain
  - You Can't Always Get What You Want                              - One Hit (to the Body)  (Jagger/Richards/Wood), 1986
             (Jagger/Richards), 1969

If I could win you, if I could sing you                               When I'm riding around the world
A love song so divine                                                          And I'm trying to make some girl
Would it be enough for your cheating heart                    Who tells me, Baby, better come back maybe next week
If I broke down and cried?                                                  Cause you see I'm on a losing streak
  - It's Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It)                              - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction  (Jagger/Richards), 1965
               (Jagger/Richards), 1974

Did it mean nothing?                                                                            When you're flying your flags
Was it all in vain?                                                                                  All my confidence sags
Was it just a feeling?                                                                            You've got me packing my bags...
Or was the pleasure pain?                                                                            - Soul Survivor  (Jagger/Richards), 1972
   - Almost Hear You Sigh
            (Jagger/Richards/Jordan), 1989

It's the honky tonk women
Gimme, gimme, gimme the honky tonk blues
  - Honky Tonk Women  (Jagger/Richards), 1969

I think (Bianca)'s had a bigger negative influence on Mick than anyone would have thought possible. Mick, Anita and I used to go around an awful lot before he met Bianca. Mick marrying Bianca stopped certain possibilities of
us writing together because it happens in bursts; it's not a steady thing. It certainly made it a lot more difficult to write together and a lot more difficult to just hang out.

   - Keith Richards, 1970s

It used to get us down at the office, the way (Mick and Bianca) were always arguing, right from the beginning. They just seemed to want to hurt each other, and there was never a time when they seemed happy. Mick didn't ever seem to us to love her, not the way he had loved Marianne. And she was very difficult.

    - Shirley Arnold


Bianca Moreno de Macias, wife of Mick Jagger (1970-1978)
Married 1971, Divorced 1980
Children: Jade (1971)

We are two very strong-willed people. Maybe each of us should have married somebody different, somebody quiet and easygoing... I should tell you Mick is very critical of me. He is always watching me, saying if he thinks I look wrong or something.

    - Bianca Moreno de Macias, 1970s


People always give me this bit about us being a macho band, and I always ask them to give me examples... Under My Thumb... Yes, but they always say Starfucker, and THAT just happened to be about someone I knew. There's really no reason to have women on tour, unless they've got a job to do. The only other reason is to fuck. Otherwise they get bored... they just sit around and moan. It would be different if they did everything for you, like answer the phones, make the breakfast, look after your clothes and your packing, see if the car was ready, and fuck. Sort of a combination of what Alan Dunn (the Stones' road manager) does and a beautiful chick.

     - Mick Jagger, on tour in 1975


Jo Howard Wood, companion & wife of Ron Wood (1977-2008)
Married 1985, Divorced 2009
Children: Leah (1978), Tyrone (1983)

It's hard being with someone like Mick because girls can be so pushy. They have no sort of modesty. They'll throw themselves at him in restaurants, in front of people, and say the most outrageous things.... (A)fter we'd been together for about 5 years, in 1982, he decided to start taking advantage of the way girls are. Our relationship had speeded up so much I think it frightened him. He seemed to want to go back to living the image of the famous rock star...

     - Jerry Hall, in Jerry Hall's Tall Tales, 1985


Jerry Hall, companion & wife of Mick Jagger (1977-1998)
Married 1990, Divorced 1999
Children: Elizabeth (1984), James (1985), Georgia (1992), Gabriel (1997)


Her tits and ass with soul                                                        She's got a mind of her own and she uses it well
She's my little rock and roll                                                      Yeah, she's one of a kind
   - Little T&A  (Jagger/Richards), 1981                                      - Memory Motel  (Jagger/Richards), 1976

Have you seen her dressed in blue?                                                  I watched you suffer a dull aching pain
Seen the sky in front of you?                                                              Now you decided to show me the same
And her face is like a sail                                                                     No sweeping exit or offstage lines
Speck of white so fair and pale                                                           Could make me feel bitter or treat you unkind
Have you seen a lady fairer?                                                                    - Wild Horses  (Jagger/Richards), 1971
   - She's a Rainbow  (Jagger/Richards), 1967

Don't need a whore, I don't need no booze                            Please take these flowers, smell the perfume
Don't need a virgin priestess                                                    Let your soul come alive
But I need someone I can cry to                                               Let there be hope, hope in your heart
I need someone to protect                                                         That our love may revive
   - Waiting on a Friend  (Jagger/Richards), 1981                        - Always Suffering  (Jagger/Richards), 1997

I was 21, na´ve, not cynical, I tried to please                      With no loving in our souls and no money in our coats
Her wit, her speech, her repartee                                          You can't say we're satisfied
Impressed me almost instantly                                                   - Angie  (Jagger/Richards), 1973
   - All the Way Down (Jagger/Richards), 1983

Making love, breaking hearts
It is a game for youth
But I'm not waiting on a lady
I'm just waiting on a friend
   - Waiting on a Friend  (Jagger/Richards), 1981

Oh, yeah, (I'm in love). But I've ALWAYS been in love... It's a big one, it's a big one. Yeah. It doesn't matter, I'll tell you - yeah, I'm in love. Those are the things that, when you're at the other end of the scale, you know, and you think, Oh, godDAMN, you can only be in love when you're 18 or 23 or... But then you get older and suddenly - BANG! One again! And you realize that was all a load of crap. And those are the things that turn you on, youknow? Those are the things that make you look forward, keep you going. You say, well, if it CAN happen, keep on going. I mean, it's the greatest feeling in the world, right?... Love wears a shite Stetson.

     - Keith Richards, 1981, talking about his new relationship
with Patti Hansen


Patti Hansen Richards, wife of Keith Richards (1979-present)
Married 1983
Children: Theodora (1985), Alexandra (1986)

Anita and I, in the 60s, were never interested in marriage. It seemed an archaic and dumb thing to do just to have a child... And Patti and I have a different relationship... And If I'm gonna try anything once, it's gonna be with this chick.

   - Keith Richards, 1984, on getting married to Patti Hansen

Patti and I, we have a good thing going. And it just keeps going. I'm a lucky guy... Family is a special thing. It's almost... you can't really talk about it, except to say that if you get a chance at it, try it out, because it's one of the most special things that you'll ever get on the face of this earth. It gives you that final missing link of what life's about.
  - Keith Richards, 1988


Mandy Smith, girlfriend & wife of Bill Wyman (1983-1986, 1988-1990)
Married 1989, Divorced 1991
No children


Suzanne Accosta, girlfriend & wife of Bill Wyman (1979-1980, 1992-present)
Married 1993
Children: Katharine (1994), Jessica (1995), Matilda (1998)

I find it quite easy to detach myself from Mick's private life, but then it's ludicrous because it's not private at all. I sometimes see what the old bugger wants in life, he's intent on being Casanova or Don Juan. He's always looking for it, which is a little cruel on his loved ones. But he's always been like that. I don't talk to Mick about his love life, because it's like Whoops! You've skidded on another banana skin!

  - Keith Richards, 1999

Luciana Morad, not-so-secret companion of Mick Jagger (1995-1998)
Never married
Children: Lucas (1999)


(L'Wren) is very independent and would not take any nonsense from anyone no matter how famous they were. She usually knows what she wants and she gets it. It doesn't surprise me at all that she's tamed him. She is very much her own woman and it would be my guess that is why this Mick Jagger likes her.

- Lula Bambrough, L'Wren Scott's adoptive mother, 2003


L'Wren Scott, companion of Mick Jagger (2001-2014)
Never married, no children

Oh, give me a break. I mean, really, this propaganda about women that's been done against me... I can't bear... I can cook perfectly well myself and I don't need to go home. I mean I can go out and eat somewhere around the corner, probably better than I can eat at home... (I don't need a person to take care of me.) Not at all. I suppose I did have it years ago. Maybe 8, 9, 10 years ago... I thought I did, or would, or ought to, or something but I don't have it anymore... Of course I get lonely. But I don't want a relationship with a woman where I'm in "charge" and I expect fidelity and all that. I never require that of anyone and I don't want it required of me...

- Mick Jagger, 1977

Ekaterina Ivanova, companion of Ron Wood (2008-2009)
Never married, no children




Ana Araujo, companion of Ron Wood (2010-2011)
Never married, no children

Sally Humphreys, companion & wife of Ron Wood (2011-present)
Married 2012
Children: Gracie Jane (2016), Alice Rose (2016)



Melanie Hamrick, girlfriend of Mick Jagger (2014-present)

Not married

Children: Deveraux (2016)



When I travel coast to coast                                      But love is never easy, it's never silky smooth
You're the hook-up I miss the most                           There's always something tempting in the wilderness of youth
   - Feel on Baby  (Jagger/Richards), 1983                       - Sweethearts Together  (Jagger/Richards), 1994

And she was hot, and I had the blues                                    Some girls give me jewelry, others buy me clothes
Honey, where were you?                                                           Some girls give me children I never asked 'em for
If you were in my shoes                                                                     - Some Girls  (Jagger/Richards), 1978
You would be excused
  - She Was Hot  (Jagger/Richards), 1983                       Oh no, not you again, fucking up my life
                                                                            It was bad the first time around, I better take my own advice
                                                                                                              - Oh No, Not You Again  (Jagger/Richards), 2005

Go take my wife, don't come back                                Augustine knew temptation, he knew women, wine and song
   - Respectable  (Jagger/Richards), 1978                    And all the special pleasures of doing something wrong
                                                                                           I said yeah... you'll never make a saint of me
                                                                                                         - Saint of Me  (Jagger/Richards), 1997

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