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Mick Jagger becomes a father for the eighth time at age 73

Congratulations are in order for rock legend Mick Jagger and ballerina Melanie Hamrick, who gave birth to a son on Thursday. This is the eighth child for Jagger, 73, and the first for Hamrick, 29. The couple has been dating since 2014. The new child's seven siblings range in age from 17 to 46, and collectively the eight children have five mothers. Jagger also has grandchildren and one great-grandchild, born in 2014. Jagger's band, The Rolling Stones, released their 25th studio album last week, their first in 11 years. You can learn a bit more, with a rock soundtrack, in the CNN primer below. Peter Weber