Wednesday, 16 April 2014

The Firewall's Favourite 50 Singles from The Rolling Stones


Today (16th April 2014) marks the 50 year anniversary of the release of The Rolling Stones eponymous debut album. 52 years and 29 studio albums after they first hit the scene in 1962,The Rolling Stones are still touring and remain one of the greatest bands of all time! Their debut album to number 1 in the UK album charts and would be the first of nine to do so,and they have reportedly sold more than 200 million albums worldwide since. For this anniversary The Firewall has looked back through all the singles that The Rolling Stones have released since June 1963,from that The Firewall's Favourite 50 Singles From The Rolling Stones came to be. Here it is:

50) Sweet Black Angel
Release Date:14th April 1972
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Exile On Main St
Highest Chart Position:21 (France)

49)Angie
Release Date:20th August 1973
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Goats Head Soup
Highest Chart Position:1 (US,Netherlands,France,Australia,Switzerland)

48)Doom and Gloom
Release Date:11th October 2012
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:GRRR!
Highest Chart Position:8 (US Heritage)

47)Too Tough
Release Date:July 1984
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Undercover
Highest Chart Position:14 (US Mainstream)

46)Respectable
Release Date:15th September 1978
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Some Girls
Highest Chart Position:18 (Netherlands)

45)I Go Wild
Release Date:July 1995
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Voodoo Lounge
Highest Chart Position:20 (US Mainstream)

44)Rough Justice
Release Date:22nd August 2005
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:A Bigger Bang
Highest Chart Position:1 (US Heritage)

43)It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
Release Date:26th July 1974
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:It's Only Rock 'n Roll
Highest Chart Position:3 (France)

42)All Down The Line
Release Date:12th May 1972
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Exile On Main St
Highest Chart Position:77 (US Cashbox Magazine)

41)Star Star (Starfucker)
Release Date:February 1974
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Goats Head Soup
Highest Chart Position:2 (France)

40)Sad Sad Sad
Release Date:September 1989
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Steel Wheels
Highest Chart Position:14 (US Mainstream)

39)You Got Me Rocking
Release Date:26th September 1994
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Voodoo Lounge
Highest Chart Position:2 (US Mainstream)

38)Let's Spend The Night Together
Release Date:13th January 1967
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Flowers/Between the Buttons
Highest Chart Position:1 (Germany)

37)The Last Time
Release Date:26th February 1965
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Out Of Our Heads
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,Germany)

36)Little Red Rooster
Release Date:13th November 1964
Writer(s):Willie Dixon
Album:The Rolling Stones,Now!
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK)

35)Wild Horses
Release Date:12th June 1971
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Sticky Fingers
Highest Chart Position:18 (US Cashbox Magazine)

34)In Another Land
Release Date:2nd December 1967
Writer(s):Bill Wyman
Album:Their Satanic Majesties Request
Highest Chart Position:62 (US Cashbox Magazine)

33)Out Of Time
Release Date:August 1975
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Metamorphosis
Highest Chart Position:45 (UK)

32)Under The Boardwalk
Release Date:January 1965
Writer(s):Kenny Young/Arthur Resnick
Album:12x5
Highest Chart Position:1 (Australia)

31)2000 Light Years From Home
Release Date:23rd December 1967
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Their Satanic Majesties Request
Highest Chart Position:3 (Netherlands)

30)I Don't Know Why
Release Date:May 1975
Writer(s):Stevie Wonder/Paul Riser/Don Hunter/Lula Hardaway
Album:Metamorphisis
Highest Chart Position:37 (US Cashbox)

29)Little T&A
Release Date:October 1981
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Tattoo You
Highest Chart Position:5 (US Mainstream)

28)Little Queenie (Live)
Release Date:March 1971
Writer(s):Chuck Berry
Album:Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! The Rolling Stones In Concert
Highest Chart Position:5 (Switzerland)

27)Hang Fire
Release Date:March 1982
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Tattoo You
Highest Chart Position:2 (US Mainstream)

26)Sad Day
Release Date:April 1973
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:No Stone Unturned
Highest Chart Position:19 (Netherlands)

25)Dance Little Sister
Release Date:November 1974
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:It's Only Rock 'n Roll
Highest Chart Position:19 (France)

24)Dandelion
Release Date:18th August 1967
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Through The Past,Darkly (Big Hits Vol.2)
Highest Chart Position:6 (US Cashbox Magazine)

23)Rocks Off
Release Date:July 1972
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Exile On Main St
Highest Chart Position:13 (France)

22)She's A Rainbow
Release Date:23rd December 1967
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Their Satanic Majesties Request
Highest Chart Position:3 (Switzerland)

21)Come On
Release Date:7th June 1963
Writer(s):Chuck Berry
Album:Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass)
Highest Chart Position:21 (UK)

20)It's All Over Now
Release Date:26th June 1964
Writer(s):Bobby Womack/Shirley Womack
Album:12x5
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,Netherlands)

19)Not Fade Away
Release Date:21st February 1964
Writer(s):Norman Petty/Charles Hardin
Album:England's Newest Hit Makers
Highest Chart Position:3 (UK)

18)Carol
Release Date:June 1964
Writer(s):Chuck Berry
Album:The Rolling Stones
Highest Chart Position:9 (France)

17)I Wanna Be Your Man
Release Date:1st November 1963
Writer(s):John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Album:Milestones
Highest Chart Position:12 (UK)

16)Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
Release Date:December 1973
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Goats Head Soup
Highest Chart Position:10 (US Cashbox Magazine)

15)Have You Seen Your Mother,Baby,Standing In The Shadow?
Release Date:23rd September 1966
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass)
Highest Chart Position:3 (Netherlands)

14)Start Me Up
Release Date:14th August 1981
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Tattoo You
Highest Chart Position:1 (US Mainstream,Australia)

13)Live With Me
Release Date:January 1970
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Let It Bleed
Highest Chart Position:21 (France)

12)Mother's Little Helper
Release Date:June 1966
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Aftermath
Highest Chart Position:4 (US Cashbox Magazine)

11)You Can't Always Get What You Want
Release Date:April 1973
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Let It Bleed
Highest Chart Position:34 (US Cashbox Magazine)

10)Street Fighting Man
Release Date:31st August 1968
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Beggars Banquet
Highest Chart Position:4 (Switzerland)

9)19th Nervous Breakdown
Release Date:4th February 1966
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass)
Highest Chart Position:1 (US Cashbox,Germany)

8)Get Off My Cloud
Release Date:25th September 1965
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:December's Children (And Everybody's)
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,US,US Cashbox Magazine,Germany)

7)Jumpin' Jack Flash
Release Date:24th May 1968
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards/Bill Wyman
Album:Through The Past,Darkly (Big Hits Vol.2)
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,US Cashbox Magazine,Germany)

6)Brown Sugar
Release Date:16th April (1971)
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Sticky Fingers
Highest Chart Position:1 (US,Netherlands,Switzerland)

5)Honky Tonk Women
Release Date:4th July 1969
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Through The Past,Darkly (Big Hits Vol.2)
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,US,US Cashbox Magazine,Australia,Switzerland)

4)Paint It,Black
Release Date:7th May 1966
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards/Bill Wyman
Album:Aftermath
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,US,US Cashbox Magazine,Netherlands,Australia)

3)Gimme Shelter (Live)
Release Date:November 1998
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:No Security
Highest Chart Position:29 (US Mainstream)

2)Sympathy For The Devil
Release Date:February 1969
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Beggars Banquet
Highest Chart Position:4 (France)

1)(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Release Date:May 1965
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Album:Out Of Our Heads
Highest Chart Position:1 (UK,US,US Cashbox Magazine,Germany,Netherlands,Australia)

Thanks for reading.If you liked this,you might be interested in The Firewall's Top 20 Nirvana songs,here:http://throughthefirewall.blogspot.de/2014/04/the-firewalls-top-20-nirvana-songs.html

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