The Rolling Stones : Top Album Facts

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After years of producing rock music that has spread around the globe, it’s no wonder The Rolling Stones is recognised as one of the worlds best rock ‘n’ roll bands. Their tracks were written in different places, studios and by various writers, and the same was for their albums being produced by various record companies yet their albums have consistently topped the record charts in both the US and UK. Their music has been inspirational to themselves and their fans and they have continued to produce great music from 1964 to 2005. Over the years, The Stones have captured the hearts and ears of their fans.

Starting their fame in 1964, the band’s album, “The Rolling Stones” was a total success. Released on April 16, their debut album became one of the biggest bestsellers in the UK, staying at number 1 for two weeks. The famous song writing duo, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from the band contributed one song for the album. Nankher Phelge, Phil Spector, and Gene Pitney were also contributors to the record sessions of the band. The songs “Tell Me (You’re Coming Back)”, “Little by Little”, and “Carol” are some of the titles included in the 12 tracks of the album.

The Rolling Stones’ albums include 22 studio albums in the UK maintaining their fame and success in the music industry. “The Rolling Stones No.2” also has an R&B feel and followed the great success of the band’s first album. Jagger and Richards, contributed three compositions to the album. Another album from the list is the “Aftermath”, their fourth British studio album which was notable because of the band’s experimentation using different sounds and instruments such as the harmonica and African xylophone.

The Stones have released 24 studio albums in the US. They also released eight live albums in the UK that topped the charts, including “Love you life”, “Got LIVE if you want it” and “Still Life”. A further 14 compilation albums were also released including the 2002 hit album “Forty Licks”, “Through the Past Darkly” and “Big Hits (high tide and green grass)”. The bands members also released their own albums; Keith Richards – “Main Offender” and “Talk is Cheap”; Mick Jagger – “Primitive Cool”, “She’s the Boss” and “Wandering Spirit”; Charlie Watts’ “Long Ago and Far Away; and Bill Wyman’s “Monkey Grip” and “Groovin”. The Rolling Stones latest album is currently called “Shine a Light Single Disc Edition”.

Since the early 1960’s, the band has created countless albums that are treasured by fans. And they remain perched on the edge of their seats waiting for the next Stones album.

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