The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones (1964)

“The Rolling Stones” is the debut studio album by the English rock band of the same name, released in 1964. Here’s a review of the album and a track listing:

“The Rolling Stones” is an essential album for any fan of the band, and a great place to start for those unfamiliar with their early work. The album showcases the band’s early blues-inspired sound, with covers of classic blues songs alongside original compositions.

The album opens with a cover of Chuck Berry’s “Route 66,” which sets the tone for the rest of the album. Other notable covers include “I Just Want to Make Love to You” and “Carol,” both of which feature the band’s trademark bluesy sound and Mick Jagger’s powerful vocals.

The album also includes several original songs by the band, such as “Tell Me (You’re Coming Back)” and “Can I Get a Witness.” These songs demonstrate the band’s songwriting ability and serve as a reminder of their immense talent as musicians.

One of the standout tracks on the album is “Time Is on My Side,” a soulful ballad with a memorable organ riff and Jagger’s emotive vocals. The song remains one of the band’s most beloved tracks and a fan favorite to this day.

Overall, “The Rolling Stones” is a classic album that showcases the band’s early bluesy sound and their immense talent as musicians and songwriters. If you’re a fan of classic rock or the Rolling Stones, this album is definitely worth checking out.

Track Listing:

“Route 66”
“I Just Want to Make Love to You”
“Honest I Do”
“Mona (I Need You Baby)”
“Now I’ve Got a Witness (Like Uncle Phil and Uncle Gene)”
“Little by Little”
“I’m a King Bee”
“Carol”
“Tell Me (You’re Coming Back)”
“Can I Get a Witness”
“You Can Make It If You Try”
“Walking the Dog”

 

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