Rolling Stones Frontman Mick Jagger Fathers 8th Child At Age 73

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Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger became a father to his eighth child after his girlfriend gave birth to a son in New York on Thursday, Reuters News reports.

Jagger, 73, and his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 29, are “both delighted” about the birth of their child, the long-time Rolling Stones publicist Fran Curtis, said in a statement.

Melanie Hamrick attends the American Ballet Theatre's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Spring Gala at The Metropolitan Opera House on May 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

The mother of Mick Jagger’s 8th child, Melanie Hamrick (Photo credit: Getty Images)

“Mick was at the hospital for the arrival. Mother and baby are doing well and we request that the media respect their privacy at this time,” Curtis added.

The rock and roll legend began dating Hamrick, who is a ballet dancer, about two years ago, according to reports.

Jagger already had seven other children with former partners before welcoming his eighth with Hamrick on Thursday. The Stones singer is also a grandfather to five and even became a great-grandfather in May of 2014, according to Reuters.

British veteran rockers The Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger performs in front of bandmates Ron Wood (L) and Keith Richards during a concert on their North American "Zip Code" tour in Nashville, Tennessee June 17, 2015. REUTERS/Ron Modra - RTX1H09Z

The Rolling Stones on their North American “Zip Code” tour REUTERS/Ron Modra

Although Jagger and the Rolling Stones are getting up there in age, they’ve repeatedly said they’re going to rock until they drop. They recently finished an extensive tour in North America and even released a new album called “Blue & Lonesome.”

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