1720 Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones (1968)

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Mick Jagger and Ringo Starr.

Jumpin’ Jack Flash was written by Mick Jagger  and Keith Richards. It was recorded by The Rolling Stones at Olympic Studios in London in 1968. It was produced by Jimmy Miller. It was released as a single in 1968 with Child Of The Moon on the B-side.  The single reached number one on the UK Singles chart and number three on the Billboard chart. The Rolling Stones performed the song live at The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus in 1968. Their performance was introduced by John Lennon.  That version was released in 1996 on The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus. The song was performed at The Concert For Bangladesh in 1971. It was performed as a medley with Youngblood and was sung by Leon Russell and Don Preston.  The band included George Harrison and Ringo Starr.  That version was released in 1971 on The Concert For Bangladesh.

Now Hear This : Medley: Jumpin’ Jack Flash/Youngblood – George Harrison And Friends (1971)
Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones (1996)

 

 

1606 Their Satanic Majesties Request – The Rolling Stones (1967)

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Their Satanic Majesties Request.

Their Satanic Majesties Request was an album recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1967. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London and was produced by The Rolling Stones. The album contains ten songs including In Another Land, She’s A Rainbow, and 2000 Light Years From Home. The album was released on the Decca label in 1967. It reached number three on the UK Albums chart and number two on the Billboard chart. The album cover was designed by Michael Cooper and features photos of The Beatles. John Lennon felt The Rolling Stones were copying The Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and in 1970 he said “Satanic Majesties is Pepper”.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Sing This All Together
2) Citadel
3) In Another Land
4) 2000 Man
5) Sing This All Together (See What Happens)
Side 2
1) She’s A Rainbow
2) The Lantern
3) Gomper
4) 2000 Light Years From Home
5) On With The Show

1582 We Love You – The Rolling Stones (1967)

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Brian Jones with Yoko Ono, Julian Lennon and John Lennon.

This song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richard. It was first recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1967. It was recorded at Olympic Studios and was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were present during the recording session and provided backing vocals on the recording. The song was released as a single in 1967. The B-side was Dandelion. An edited version of the song with which ends with dialogue from John Lennon was released in 1969 on the album Through The Past, Darkly. The single reached number eight on the UK Singles chart and number fifty on the Billboard chart.

Now Hear This : We Love You – The Rolling Stones (1969)

1491 Down Home Girl – The Rolling Stones (1965)

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Brian Jones and Paul McCartney.

This song was written by Artie Butler and Jerry Leiber. It was first recorded by Alvin Robinson in 1964. The Rolling Stones recorded the song in 1964. It was released on their 1965 album Rolling Stones No. 2. John Lennon and Paul McCartney both owned copies of the album. Down Home Girl was used in Paul McCartney’s unreleased 1965 Christmas record Unforgettable. Merseybeat group The Liverbirds recorded the song in 1966. Their version was released on their 1966 album More Of.

Now Hear This : Down Home Girl – The Liverbirds (1966)

1482 The Rolling Stones No. 2 – The Rolling Stones (1965)

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The Rolling Stones No. 2.

This was the second album released by The Rolling Stones. It was recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1964 and was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. It was released on the Decca label in 1965. The album contained twelve tracks including Time Is On My Side, Under The Boardwalk, and Susie Q. Both John Lennon and Paul McCartney owned copies of the album and John Lennon said “the album’s great, but I don’t like five-minute numbers”. The album reached number one on the UK Albums chart.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
2) Down Home Girl
3) You Can’t Catch Me
4) Time Is On My Side
5) What A Shame
6) Grown Up Wrong
Side 2
1) Down The Road Apiece
2) Under The Boardwalk
3) I Can’t Be Satisfied
4) Pain In My Heart
5) Off The Hook
6) Susie Q

1453 Aftermath – The Rolling Stones (1966)

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Paul McCartney with a copy of Aftermath and John Lennon with a copy of Aftermath.

Aftermath is the fourth studio album released by the band The Rolling Stones. It was recorded at RCA Studios in California in 1965 and 1966. It was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham and was released on the Decca label in 1966. The album contained fourteen songs all written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The album included Mother’s Little Helper, Stupid Girl, and Under My Thumb. In America the album was released on the London label and had a different tracklist. The album reached number one on the UK Albums chart. Both John Lennon and Paul McCartney owned copies of the UK version of Aftermath.

Tracklist
Side One
1) Mother’s Little Helper
2) Stupid Girl
3) Lady Jane
4) Under My Thumb
5) Doncha Bother Me
6) Goin’ Home
Side 2
1) Flight 505
2) High And Dry
3) Out Of Time
4) It’s Not Easy
5) I Am Waiting
6) Take It Or Leave It
7) Think
8) What To Do

1452 Lady Jane – The Rolling Stones (1966)

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John Lennon and Keith Richards.

This song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was first recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1966. It was released on their album Aftermath. In America it was released as the B-side to Mother’s Little Helper.  Both John Lennon and Paul McCartney owned copies of Aftermath. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969.

1300 (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones (1965)

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Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger.

This song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was first recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1965. It was released as a single with The Spider And The Fly on the B-side.  It went to number one on the UK Singles chart. In America the B-side was The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man. It reached number one on the Billboard chart and number nineteen on the R&B chart. The song has also been recorded by Otis Redding, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Manfred Mann and Mary Wells among others. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. George Harrison and Ringo Starr performed the song live during the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame concert in 1988. They were joined on stage by Mick Jagger, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen among others.

1135 I Want To Hold Your Hand – Andrew Oldham Orchestra And Chorus (1964)

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Andrew Loog Oldham with Brian Epstein.

This song was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. It was recorded by Andrew Oldham Orchestra And Chorus in 1964 and released on the album 16 Hip Hits. The album was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham and the songs were arranged by John Paul Jones. The album also included a version of I Wanna Be Your Man. Andrew Loog Oldham was The Rolling Stones’ manager and producer at the time.

1115 Call Up The Groups (Medley) – The Barron-Knights With Duke D’Mond (1964)

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The Barron-Knights.

This parody song was recorded by The Barron-Knights With Duke D’Mond in 1964. The song parodies six songs by various groups and includes parody versions of The Rolling Stones’ version of I Wanna Be Your Man and The Beatles’ version of Twist And Shout. The song was released as a single in two parts. It went to number three on the UK Singles chart.