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ESSENTIAL SONGS BY THE
The Rolling Stones show no signs of stopping. The group’s latest album reached #1 around the world. Mick Jagger just became a father again- at the age of 73!
This countdown looks back on highlights from the band’s recorded output, spanning the years 1964 to the present day.
LET'S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER
Released as a double A-sided single with "Ruby Tuesday" in 1967, "Let's Spend The Night Together" reached the Top 10 in Britain and Europe.
UNDER THE BOARDWALK
In 1965, The Stones' cover of The Drifters' "Under The Boardwalk" reached #1 on the Australian chart.
HEART OF STONE
"Heart Of Stone" was a single issued in 1964 in America. It was featured on an E.P. in Europe. The single made the Top 20 in North America.
Bob & Earl wrote and recorded the original version of "Harlem Shuffle" in 1963. The Stones covered the R&B song 23 years later. It was included on the band's 'Dirty Work' album and reached the Top 10 in America, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 1986.
LET IT BLEED
"Let It Bleed" is the title song from the group's 1969 album. The LP was produced by Jimmy Miller.
On the U.S. studio album 'The Rolling Stones, Now!', released in 1965, the closing track is "Surprise, Surprise".
FAR AWAY EYES
The Rolling Stones injected country and humour into "Far Away Eyes", on the band's 1978 LP 'Some Girls'. It was the B-side on the "Miss You" single.
"Tumbling Dice" was the lead single from the 'Exile On Main St.' album. The Stones' version was released in 1972 and reached the Top 10 in America, Britain and Canada. Linda Ronstadt returned the hit to the charts when she covered it for her album 'Simple Dreams' 6 years later.
IT'S ONLY ROCK 'N ROLL (BUT I LIKE IT)
The title track on the band's 1974 album 'It's Only Rock 'n Roll' was a Top 20 hit in North America and the U.K.
DOO DOO DOO DOO DOO (HEARTBREAKER)
One of the standout tracks on 'Goats Head Soup' was "Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)". It's a rock song dealing with social ills and injected with horns. Billy Preston opens the song performing its intro on the clavinet.