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The Rolling Stones' tongue and lips logo gets a makeover

Rolling Stones unveil a new logo to commemorate 50 years.
Shepard Fairey/Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones unveil a new logo to commemorate 50 years.
Shepard Fairey/The Rolling Stones

(CBS News) The Rolling Stones' tongue is getting a makeover.

The band unveiled a new logo this week to mark its 50-year anniversary.

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The Stones commissioned illustrator Shepard Fairey to update the classic tongue and lips logo, originally designed by John Pasche in 1971.

Fairey is the same person behind the Barack Obama "Hope" campaign poster.

Earlier this year, the Stones announced a series of projects to coincide with the anniversary. A documentary is due in September and a coffee table book is in the works.

Meanwhile, talk continues to surround plans for a tour. Earlier this year, guitarist Ronnie Wood told he was keen to do something with the band.

The Stones met at the end of April to discuss options, and guitarist Keith Richards recently told Rolling Stone magazine the band members will link up again in London this July to plot their next move.

So, perhaps we'll get  to see the new logo in concert and on stage soon enough.