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According to photos the First Time was in January 1967 for the London Sunday Palladium TV...
But note that on the 1969 tour Keith was on the far left (so Bill was next to Charlie) for the Fort Collins gig and, from photos I have seen, the LA Forum gig.
And for the first show of the 1972 tour in Vancouver he was on Mick Taylor's side....
I asked this question some time back. It must have happened sometime mid'65. Maybe Bill went back and forth for a while. When they played Copenhagen in '65 he was over by Keith. When they played the U.S. show Hullabaloo in late '65 Bill was back by Charlie, behind Keith. When they played Satisfaction on Ed Sullivan in '66, Bill is back stage right again, but this time Brian is behind him. After that it appears Bill went to Keith's left permanently. The reason is still unknown. But even with new guitarists Bill stayed stage left of Keith, sometimes behind him there.
I've wondered if it was a visual thing, putting Brian, Keith, and Mick more prominent. Were they ostracizing Brian? It seems obvious that something happened, but the question has never been answered.
I always imagined it has more to do with simply hearing Keith better and hearing the hi-hat and seeing the kick better to keep time. The stages the Stones played on in the mid 1960's were certainly big enough to accommodate various keyboards and a bass player to one side.
I found a scan of a letter Bill sent to a fan in November 1965.
"Dear Judith, many thanks for the very nice card and letter I received from you. Glad you enjoyed the two shows. Why do I stand on the same side as Keith? Well, Keith has taken up vocals instead of Brian. So I stand over with Keith as I help vocals also, and its better if the two are singing vocals stand at the same mike. Hope you understand all that. Glad you enjoyed the films on Top Of The Pops last time. Thanks again, look after yourself +keep smiling Bill Wyman Stones."