Rock: Taste for Graffiti

At last the music of the Rolling Stones has been enshrined where some of their less charitable listeners have always felt it belonged: on a lavatory wall. The cover of the Stones' latest—and as yet unreleased—album is a photo of a graffiti-covered wall above an unpleasant-looking toilet. The name "The Rolling Stones" appears plainly, as do the title of the album, Beggars' Banquet, and the names of the tunes it contains. Scrawled in smaller letters are sly references by the Stones to themselves and their friends, as well as such phrases as...