07/12/2012 06:08 EDT | Updated 09/11/2012 05:12 EDT

5 unforgettable Rolling Stones gigs

Five decades on, the Rolling Stones are still hanging on in the public spotlight, albeit largely through solo projects, the release of remastered albums, participation in films or as the subject of art exhibitions. According to occasional reports, the boys never rule out getting back into studio for a new album and, naturally, an international tour. To mark the Stones' 50th anniversary as a band, CBC takes a look back at five performances indelibly etched into our collective memory. Hey, it's only rock 'n' roll, but we like it.