Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

Rock Chronology #213: Brown Sugar

“Brown Sugar”, The Rolling Stones, 1971 The Rolling Stones proved to be consistently great in one of the most fickle businesses in the world. In 1971, they released their Sticky Fingers album which immediately shot to #1 on the album … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #134: Honky Tonk Women

“Honky Tonk Women”, The Rolling Stones, 1969. The Rolling Stones continue to be at the top of their game in 1969. This song was released as a single only (though a more country version does appear on the Let It … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #113: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, The Rolling Stones, 1969. One of the greatest Rock bands ever, The Rolling Stones, continues in top form on this song from their Let It Bleed album. The album peaked at #1 in … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #100: Gimme Shelter

“Gimme Shelter”, The Rolling Stones, 1969. The Rolling Stones are one of the most amazing Rock bands to grace the planet Earth. They are actually so pivotal to Rock’s existence that I’m not sure if we would have Rock music … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #91: Sympathy for the Devil

“Sympathy for the Devil”, The Rolling Stones, 1968. This is one of The Rolling Stones best known songs. One thing I found interesting about this song, though, is that it was never released as a single. I’ve personally heard it … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #78: Street Fighting Man

“Street Fighting Man”, The Rolling Stones, 1968. This was the only single released from the their Beggars Banquet album. The single didn’t even crack the top 40 in the US. (It peaked at #48 in the US and #21 in … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #67: Jumpin’ Jack Flash

“Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, The Rolling Stones, 1968. This is the song that The Rolling Stones have played in concert the most. It was released as a single in 1968 (and did not appear on an album during that year). The … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #54: She’s a Rainbow

“She’s a Rainbow”, The Rolling Stones, 1967. I don’t know how to describe how great a year 1967 was for music. For example The Rolling Stones released two albums (on top of Monterey, Sgt. Peppers, Jimi Hedrix’s US debut and … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #45: Ruby Tuesday

“Ruby Tuesday”, The Rolling Stones, 1967. It’s the song that inspired a restaurant chain. This single was released as a double A-side with “Let’s Spend the Night Together”. Consequently it went to #1 in the US (#3 in the UK).

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Rock Chronology #34: Let’s Spend The Night Together

“Let’s Spend The Night Together”, The Rolling Stones, 1967. This single was released as a Double A-Side along with Ruby Tuesday and in the UK it reached #3. However in the US, most radio stations avoided playing this song (because … Continue reading

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