A few weeks later, on July 3rd 1969 he was found floating in his swimming pool.
To this day, the circumstances of his death remains a mystery.
Now, fifty years after two fresh-faced English lads courted fate simply by discovering a mutual delight for American blues records, the Rolling Stones are once again in the spotlight with the re-release of Exile on Main Street.
A bit of trivia for fans of the CBS show, As a young boy, Jake Weber, who plays rocket scientist and ever-patient husband, Joe Dubois, had a front row seat to the recording of "Exile on Main Street" in the South of France.
Brian Jones, a phenomenal slide guitarist, was the blues purist who founded the group.
On the phone, setting up an advert, Brian glanced down at an album cover for inspiration when asked the name of their band.
Many say it's dead, a smart one said "jazz is not dead, it just smells funny".
Upon his urging, they dropped the Beatle boots and slick jackets and cultivated a rough and raw image.
It was Andrew who planted the initial attention-grabbing headline, "Would You Let Your Daughter Marry a Rolling Stone?
Yup, that's him as a young boy seated next to a collection of guitars, watching Keith play.
Working with famed producer, Don Was, the songwriting team of Jagger/Richards, added guitar parts and vocals to unfinished songs slated to be heard by an eager public for the first time in almost thirty years.
By 1992, their phenomenal bassist, Bill Wyman, also left the band.