It’s the kind of song that you cannot listen to sitting down. I’m gonna go with (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, because Keith Richards once told my good friend Alan Clayton that it was his own favourite Stones song. I really liked that record. It’s one of those songs that you can’t ever get close to recreating. I was in England and had just joined a band. 1 on the UK charts for the first time, with a … Matt Sorum, Deadland Ritual: Coming from a rhythmic perspective, Sympathy For The Devil has always been one of my favourites by that band. Let’s talk about it in the morning.”. The Stones rewrote those rules, and they continue to do so. View The Rolling Stones song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull: This was a breath of fresh air at the time, in the face of cheesy UK pop chart songs. Back in 2007, when we went out as an opening act for some shows with the Stones, Mick took me on stage for a couple of songs. I love Jagger’s vocal performance. Like a Rolling Stone " is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Even at my parents’ place in Germany there wasn’t a phone, so I was still very shy and didn’t really know how to use one. But I’m going to go with 2000 Man. I now find it completely horrible that it’s being used at Trump’s rallies. This article is about the Bob Dylan song. Rolling Stone’s definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. By Rolling Stone Singer-songwriter talks appreciation for 2 Chainz and Cardi B, learning how to use ProTools, and covering a Genesis song The Future of Music Journalism… 2). The song was the only top 10 hit single from the Rolling Stones' classic album Exile On Main St. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. It’s the B-side of Jumpin’ Jack Flash, but quite a piece of brilliant psychedelia in its own right. The Beatles originally looked kind of posher, but they were a lot rougher than the Stones. It peaked at #7 on the pop chart. Papa was a rolling stone But I wanna be a cover of the rolling stone Only if I know that I can do it alone Only if I know that I can do it alone. That felt like a big enough step. One of the most shocking and weird things in my life was receiving a phone call from the Stones, who wanted to know if would audition for them. It was the most stunning thing I’d ever seen in my life. The band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989. Bob Dylan used the phrase in a classic song. In terms of songwriting, I thought it saw them reach a plateau. I blame them for the fact that everyone else is still on the road. It’s sinister but it’s attractive, rather than sinister and off-putting. When he founded the magazine with Jann Wenner in 1967, they decided to name it after his story. Michael Poulsen, Volbeat: I’m a fairly new covert to the Stones. I was skint, but borrowed the extra cash from my mother – which took weeks to pay back, but boy it was worth it. The background music is so rhythmic, but the vocal… he just sings normal. I kinda felt it was a bit of a comeback for the Stones. Steve Hackett: If you’re looking for an original, Paint It, Black, which is terrific. The Stones’ B-sides were always amazing. Rod Argent, The Zombies: I don’t have a favourite Stones song – there are just too many great ones – so I’m going to go for something slightly idiosyncratic and choose a B-Side of a single. But there’s so many good ones: Beast Of Burden, Gimme Shelter, Paint It, Black… And in Nashville it’s gotta be Honky Tonk Women, right? You will receive a verification email shortly. 500 Greatest Songs of All Time Rolling Stone’s definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. Cos we do it in E, and it’s, like, heavy as balls. And of course it’s a Bo Diddley composition; using the term loosely, since it’s mostly a wham-jam/rave-up, so that makes it all the more cherished. If you’ll allow me a runner-up – I know, just one choice, but it’s my prerogative as a dyed-in-thewool Stones fan to suggest another great one – that would be I’m Alright, from Got Live If You Want It! Every track smashed it, and I was converted into a huge fan. That’s just the best introduction ever to a song. The recording of that song is so good, as is the whole rhythmic thing, and you can hear the two guitars – they sound different in the mix. I didn’t even have a telephone. I heard Killer Queen, Radar Love and 2000 Light Years From Home in the same time frame – until that point radio had just been noise; a thing for grown-ups. Among the songs I sang in that incredible setting was Paint It, Black. Lyrically, rhythmically, the trajectory. That’s something I’ll never forget. It’s just raw to the bone, man. The Rolling Stones Song list (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (1965) 19th Nervous Breakdown (1966) 2,000 Light Years From Home (1967) 2120 South Michigan Avenue (1964) Ain't Too Proud To Beg (1974) All About You (1980) All Down The Line (1972) Almost Hear You … I called my brother Rudolf [of the Scorpions], who apparently doesn’t remember the incident – though he does recall everything he wants to remember – and he said: “You have to make a decision, it’s your life.”. Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture. Polly Glass, The grainy monochrome promo film that accompanied the release includes a crossdressing scenario, with the band kitted out as their grandmothers; outrageous for the time, not to say disturbing! The old proverb says “a rolling stone gathers no moss”, but why did Mick Jagger and Keith Richards name their legendary rock band after it? It felt really comfortable to sing, as it was completely in my vocal range. Dylan’s 1965 single “Like a Rolling Stone” is widely considered one of the greatest songs ever recorded. In spite of my polite explanations that we had already played the song three times there was little option, as we could not afford to replace trashed guitars and amps. Would you be interesting in an audition for the Rolling Stones?” I didn’t know what to say, so I replied: “Let me call you back.” I didn’t even ask for their number, and I hung up. I would probably have been dead within two years. During the studio sessions for Like a Rolling Stone in June 1965, Bob Dylan could not have known that he was recording what would be called “the greatest song of all time”. Dave Ling, It has such a lovely feeling. Page 1: 38 Rolling Stones chosen by 57 musicians. I will never forget walking into the room to sing, with a microphone I’d borrowed from an uncle, and seeing a bright red Pearl drum kit in the corner. The album, a two disc set, reached #1 and is considered by many to be the group's best album. The Spider And The Fly was the flip-side of (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction. The original lineup consisted of multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones, lead vocalist Mick Jagger, guitarist Keith Richards, bass guitarist Bill Wyman, drummer Charlie Watts, and keyboardist Ian Stewart. It also lends itself to my frequent piano interpretations. Everybody had an opinion. For instance Got To Get Away during my divorce of my first marriage. Dave Everley, There was a problem. Our version was okay, but of course it was never going to match the original. Mick Jagger’s range is kind of limited, and a lot of times he talks his way through songs, so they’re easy for me to sing, since I don’t consider myself a real lead vocalist. It’s just so raw and real, you can almost touch it. Where would we be without them? With the Beatles’ new album Revolver occupying the nation’s turntables, perhaps the Stones felt some attention-grabbing mischief was called for. Somebody should stand up and say: “Stop that now”, before people start to believe there’s an affiliation between the artist, the song and the cause. I sang on the Kiss version of 2000 Man, from the Dynasty album. Danny Bowes, Thunder: It’s the song that I auditioned with to become the singer of my very first band. One day my landlady knocked on my door, telling me of a call from somebody. Finally, a cacophonous climax, the record ending with free-tempo distorted guitar chords rising from the bowels of the earth. Heart Of Stone was another. I love the combination of floaty recorder in the high register with the serious tone of the double bass. I couldn’t even call them back anyway, as I didn’t have the number. The song was great publicity for Rolling Stone magazine, which was only five years old. 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